Opening Dates and Events


What’s on in 2019

At present the museum and mill are only open for steaming weekends and by appointment. The steaming weekends and supporting events for 2019 are:

6-7 April                                         Spring at Etruria

1-2 June                                          Etruria Canals Festival

3-4  August                                   James Watt Bicentenary Event 

14-15 September                        Vintage Stationary Engine Rally on Saturday, Classic Vehicles on Sunday

30 November -1 December      Christmas at a Victorian Mill


27 April                                         Industrial Heritage Experience by Historic Narrowboat – Staffordshire Day. Booking essential with Middleport Pottery

During steaming weekends the mill will be in steam from 12.30 to 16.30pm with the engine starting on the hour. Guided tours commence at 20 minutes past the preceding hour. Please be in the engine house 10 minutes before each steaming starts.

Admission charges during public openings

Mill not in steam: Entry only – Adults £3.00 per person OR Guided tour Adults £5.00 per person

Mill in Steam:         Entry only – Adults £4.00 per person OR Guided tour – Adults £6.00 per person

Young people under 16 free when accompanied by a paying adult

Special opening and groups by application to or 07900267711