Have a Go at Driving a Steam Roller

£100 per person

A fantastic unique experience to steer our 1931 Fowler Steam Roller!

Our knowledgeable engager will take you through the history and operation of the Steam Roller, after which you will have a unique chance to drive the Steam Roller through the museum’s grounds.

Course Dates:

  • Friday, 9th March 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm) – SOLD OUT 
  • Friday, 9th March 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 23rd March 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Friday, 23rd March 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Friday, 27th April 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Friday, 27th April 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 11th May 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Friday, 11th May 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 15th June 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Friday, 15th June 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Friday, 13th July 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Friday, 13th July 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 7th September 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Friday, 7th September 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 21st September 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Friday, 21st September 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 5th October 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Friday, 5th October 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)
  • Friday, 19th October 2018 (11.00am – 1.00pm)
  • Friday, 19th October 2018 (2.30pm – 4.30pm)

Cost: £100 per participant

Included in your experience:

  • Costume – we will provide you with overalls, and would recommend you bring an old shirt/jumper (as it will get dirty)!
  • One to one working with one of our engager’s who will teach you the working and history of the Steam Roller
  • Opportunity to steer the Steam Roller, under the guidance of your experienced tutor
  • Bottled water

Please note: Participants must be aged 21 years and over, require safety shoes or boots and hold a full UK driving licence to take part.

Please click here to view Booking Terms & Conditions for Traditional Experiences at Beamish Museum.


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