Opening Times, Entrance Fees & Group Visits


11.00am - 4.00pm

Throughout the year

Selected Sundays

11.00am - 4.00pm

During the Spring, Summer and Autumn, but please check before travelling

Please note:

Our Hereford Landmark Victorian building needs some major electrical repairs. Consequently, not all exhibits may be operational. 

Please support this vital work with any donation you can make.


Tuesdays (Museum & Cafe Open)

Selected Sundays (Machines Operating)




Children under 16



Student (16+)






Free Admission for

  • Children under the age of 16
  • Members of the Waterworks Museum - Hereford
  • Members of the Museums Association (cards to be shown)
  • A Carer accompanying a disabled visitor

Assistance Dogs

  • Museum policy is that dogs may be admitted to the museum grounds on a lead, but for the safety of other visitors this is always at the discretion of museum staff.
  • Only Assistance Dogs are allowed into the museum and childrens water park

Group Visits

We would be delighted to arrange your private group visit and which can be tailored to your particular requirements and might include:

  • Refreshments
  • Introductory talk
  • Demonstrations
  • Guided Tour of the museum

We have been successfully running pre-booked educational visits for Schools, Colleges and Universities for over 30 years and these are generally provided free of charge.  

However, a donation is always appreciated.

For more information

If you would like to know more about our besoke group visits including availability, facilities and charges, please email