Smethwick Engine

Special steaming of The Smethwick Engine

Over the open weekend, Thinktank (Birmingham Science Museum) adjacent to Curzon Street station, will be steaming The Smethwick Engine, the oldest working steam engine in the world.

Separate admission applies. Holders of open weekend admission tickets or mainline shuttle train tickets will receive 40% discount on presentation of their tickets.

Thinktank Admission Prices

Children are encouraged to enter the ‘Draw the Rocket’ competition. Using any medium – paint, coloured pencils or crayon – Rocket drawings should be brought along to the open day and will be judged at 15.00 each day, the winner receiving free family entry to the September Tyseley Open Weekend.

Ticket On the door price Discounted cost (40% off)
Adult £14 £8.40
Child (3-15 years) £10.25 £6.15
Child (under 3 years) Free Free
Senior (age 65+) £12 £7.20
Concession (Students 18+/Benefits. Excludes over 60s)* £10.25 £6.15


This offer is only available on 22nd and 23rd June and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.


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