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15th March 2018 10:00
venue :
Blenheim Palace Sawmills,
area :
Witney | Witney
category :
History, Heritage and Culture | Charities
cost :

COMBE MILL in STEAM Sun 18th March 2018 Themed Science and Engineering at Combe Mill Come along and experience the power of steam and water. Watch the laws of physics at work in all aspects of this restored sawmill and workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate. Enjoy this working industrial museum with its late 19th Century Steam Beam Engine. Line Shafting together with the working restored Waterwheel and dual Blacksmiths Forge. This hands-on museum takes pride in making you think and learn through trying your hand at making things and seeing how machinery works. Demonstrations of craftsmen's tools plus a collection Of Working Historic Tower Clocks make for an enjoyable visit. Discover the Natural History of the adjacent River Evenlode and forest. There is a Millie the mill cat trail for the children to win a `Millie` badge. There is plenty to enjoy and do. Refreshments are available in our Riverside Tea Room indoor seating or enjoy the tranquillity of the Picnic area by the River Evenlode a place to discover. Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmills, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire. OX29 8ET Admission Adults 7.50, Concessions & Children 6.00, under 5s free, Family Ticket discount Open:- 10am to 5pm Contact:- Combe Mill Society, 01993 358694. www.combemill.org | for events see events page e-mail events@combemill.org Other Opening:- NOT in STEAM Wednesdays (every) April September 2018 Sundays `NOT IN STEAM` 1st Sun of each month only April - October Admission: - Adults 5.00, concessions & children 4.00, u5`s free Opening:- 10.30 16.30 last admission 15.30 Volunteers will be available for viewing with `Themed` Guided Tour explaining the workings and history of Combe Mill.

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