The Canal Museum @ the Boilerhouse is ideal for clubs, societies, and organisations looking for an interesting and unusual place to visit at moderate cost. Our group admission charges, for groups of 10 people or more, are even better value for money than our normal charges.

Museum visit

Not conducted but with staff on hand to answer questions

  • Maximum party size 30, minimum size 10

  • £2.50 per adult, children free during working hours (10am - 5pm)

  • £3.50 per adult, children free out of hours (5pm - 8pm)

Daytime conducted site tour and museum visit

  • Maximum party size 30, minimum size 10

  • £4.50 per adult, children free

Evening conducted site tour and museum visit (Summer only)

  • Maximum party size 30, minimum size 10

  • £5.50 per adult, children free

For groups of 15 or more paying adults, one organiser is admitted free of charge

Please be sure to book in advance. You can book in advance by e-mail- or make an enquiry. You can telephone us on 0116 279 2657. When you telephone, we may need to take your number so that the best person to help you can call you back. Please give your name, and telephone number, as well as your e-mail address. Please let us know the number of people, whether adults, children, Senior Citizens etc., and the time and date on which you would like to visit. If you have any additional requirements please let us know  when booking. There is no paperwork to do and we don't need to know your exact numbers until you arrive - an estimate will be fine.

In planning your day, you should allow a minimum of an hour for a short visit. Most groups will find one and half hours for the conducted tours.

Foxton Inclined Plane Trust

Canal Museum

Middle Lock

Gumley Road



LE16 7RA


0116 2792 657

Foxton Inclined Plane Trust (FIPT) is an independent charitable organisation. Charity 513241.


We are a registered Company 1654756.


FIPT operate The Canal Museum previously the Boilerhouse

which is an Accredited Museum 1644

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