Anson Museum Trust Limited

Registered Charity Number: 518587
Poynton with Worth, Cheshire

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This unusual and fascinating museum used to be one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions. Over the past few years it has undergone some major changes and is now recognised as one of the Country’s leading specialist museums.


Situated just south of Manchester on the site of the old Anson Colliery, it is the result of Les Cawley and Geoff Challinor's years of hard work collecting and restoring engines.


The museum is a registered charity and does not receive government or public funding towards its running costs. To date most of the work has been carried out and funded by the volunteers and Friends of the museum. It was described by one of its visitors as ‘run on a shoestring and fuelled by enthusiasm’.

Despite this the award winning museum has flourished and now houses a unique collection of over 250 gas and oil engines, many maintained in running order. Ranging from early Crossley gas engines through to more modern diesels. Engine enthusiasts from all over the world come to visit this fascinating museum.

  • Vast collection of running engines - Steam, Gas, Oil, Petrol and Diesel
  • Nominated Small Visitor Attraction of Year - Visit England
  • Open weekends Easter - October
  • Local history area
  • Craft demonstration
  • Gift Shop, Cafe & free WiFi
  • All areas accessible, wheelchair/mobility scooter available
  • Winner of Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Contact Us

Anson Museum Trust Limited The Anson Engine Museum
Anson Road

Poynton With Worth
SK12 1TD

Phone: 01625 874426
Fax: 01625 873161

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Financial Information from CharityFinancials

December 2018 December 2017
Total Income £32,682 £60,050
Total Expenditure £63,947 £63,762

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