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Opening times:

Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Last entry into the museum is one hour before closing
The museum can be closed from time to time for maintenance, events and other activities

What's new at NESM...

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Visit us...

With over 40 vehicles on display and three floors of exhibits housed within a stunning historic building. Make the most of your visit and find out more info and prices.


Learn with us...

Join our Learning and Discovery team with education visits that are designed to teach vital life safety skills through hands-on learning with history!

Hire us...

Need conference space... Our newly refurbished room hire is available day or night from just £90 for six hours and includes museum admission for all delegates.

What's on at NESM...


Murder, Poisoning and Baby-farming: Victorian Crime & Punishment

Friday 8 October 2021

14:00-15:00 or 18:00-19:00

Join author Angela Buckley for a tantalising glimpse into the murky world of 19th century crime. You will meet suspicious characters, nefarious criminals and those that tracked them down...

Inexpert witnesses, dodgy doctors and naughty Victorians

Friday 5 November 2021

14:00-15:00 or 18:00-19:00

The medical profession and criminal law have worked together over the millennia, from the Ancient Egyptians to the present day...


Museum online shop

Not able to visit us in person? You can still support us with a purchase through our online shop.


From children's toys to that special something for the emergency services fan in your life, our online shop has a whole range of gifts and souvenirs that can be shipped to you wherever you are.


Our shop directly supports our charity and every purchase helps us to preserve the history of the emergency services for future generations.