Run the Mighty River Don Engine

Sheffield Museums


Join our Historic Engineering team and discover the ins and outs of operating the most powerful working steam engine in Europe. Round out the day with a truly unmissable experience – the hands-on thrill of running the 12,000 horsepower engine.

£250 per person.

To ensure the best experience for you, these exclusive, hands-on sessions have a strictly limited capacity. This experience accommodates two people – if you're booking a single place, you'll be joined by another participant. 

9am-2pm, lunch and refreshments included.

Guests must be able to follow instructions, be comfortable working at height and able to climb up and down steep ladders.

There’s no need to specify a date when you book, we’ll be in touch to find a time that suits whoever’s going to be joining us - please include your phone number when you checkout.

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