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
Steamers and Scallywags, Steampunk weekend
Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2022.
Join us in NESM’s bonkers building and be transported into a magical world of imagination, invention and adventure. This Victorian Police, Fire and Ambulance station, packed with wonders and curiosities, acts as the perfect backdrop for a brand new Steampunk wonderland!
Discover our exhibitions
Whether you're learning and playing, exploring and discovering or wanting to relax and enjoy, our exhibitions will tick every box. From the young to the young at heart we try and tailor all our exhibitions so that there is something for every visitor to enjoy.
What's on at NESM...
Reviving the Dead
7 May 2022
6 August 2022
29 October 2022
Get up close and personal with real skeletal remains under the guidance of a forensic anthropologist. See how forensic scientists identify individuals using only the skull and reconstruct a human face yourself. Pre-booking is required.
Steamers and Scallywags
11 and 12 June 2022
Enjoy a subgenre of science fiction and science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery
School trips to NESM!
Bring classroom learning alive for all ages with curriculum-linked workshops hosted at our museum, or outreach visits to your venue.
From life during the Great Fire of London to People Who Help Us, your group will get hands-on with history and the role of the emergency services.