Halfweg, Netherlands – During the museum weekend from Saturday 5 april and Sunday 6 april steam pumping station Museum at Halfweg opens its doors again. The days the old steam pumping station is under steam. During the museum weekend you can feel the atmosphere of the working steam pumping station.
A wonderful and unique experience. The boiler fire, the steam, the smell of lubricating oil, the pounding steam engine, the vibrant water, propelled by six huge Paddlewheels.
Steam pumping station Museum Halfweg is the oldest and largest still operational steam-powered paddle-wheel pumping station in the world.
Museum steam pumping station Halfweg (during the museum weekend 2013)
Forge in Museum steam pumping station Halfweg (during the museum weekend 2013)
Opening hours: 10:00-16: 00.
Around 11: 30 pm is the steam engine started.
Steam pumping station Museum at Halfweg. In Dutch it means: ‘Museum Stoomgemaal Halfweg’
Haarlemmermeerstraat 4, 1165 HJ, Halfweg, Netherlands