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Bicton Park & Countryside Museum

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BG.
Tel: 01395 568 465.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum is packed with nostalgic delights for all generations including traction engines, vintage machinery, traditional tools, tractors and domestic…

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Bentley Motor Museum

Harveys Lane, Nr Halland, East Sussex, BN8 5AF.
Tel: 01825 840 573.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

A unique collection of cars, motorcycles, cycles and vehicles, which span over 100 years of road transport history. Most of the exhibits are privately…

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Battlesbridge Motorcycle Museum

Muggeridge Farm, Maltings Road, Battlesbridge, Essex, SS11 7RF.
Tel: 01268 769 900.

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  • Refreshments

A small informal museum of two halls containing over forty motorcycles and hundreds of exhibits illustrating motoring history.

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Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum

Stockley Lane, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0NF.
Tel: 01249 813 119.

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  • Full disabled access

Collection of 120 classic and vintage cars, and 30 motorcycles from 1924 through to 1983.

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Aston Martin Heritage Trust Museum

Dorchester Road, Drayton St Leonard, Oxfordshire, OX10 7BG.
Tel: 01865 400 414.

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  • Part disabled access

Dedicated to preserving and interpreting the significant historic heritage of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. The car collection is Aston Martin's living heritage,…

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Aldridge Transport Museum

Shenstone Drive (off Northgate), Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8TP.
Tel: 01922 454 761.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum houses a wide collection of vehicles including buses, coaches and commercials, all with a West Midlands connection. There are also vehicles…

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The Jim Clark Museum

44 Newtown St, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3AU.
Tel: 01361 884 114.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Trophy collection featuring both Jim Clark’s historic Formula One World Championship cups from 1963 and 1965 and the Indianapolis 500 clock trophy from…

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South Yorkshire Transport Museum

Unit 9, Waddington Way, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S65 3SH.
Tel: 07852 298 082.

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  • Souvenir Shop

Home to around 50 vehicles including buses, cars, commercials and a tramcar lower deck.

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Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages

The Archbishops' Stables, Mill Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6YE.
Tel: 01622 602 838.

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  • Part disabled access

Contains more than 60 carriages, sleighs and sedan chairs, all in original condition. Housed in 14th century stables.

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Kilgarvan Motor Museum

Slaheny, Kilgarvan, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Tel: 00 353 64 668 5346.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

This is a family run museum where you get personal service and you can browse at your ease. They are passionate about classic and vintage vehicles and…

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Moretonhampstead Motor Museum

The Old Bus Depot, Court Street, Moretonhampsted, Devon, TQ13 8LH.
Tel: 01647 440 636.

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  • Part disabled access

A collection of over 100 vintage vehicles, from Victorian horse-drawn carts to cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles from pre-1920s to the 1990s.…

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Bridgeton Bus Garage

76-136 Fordneuk Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow, G40 3AH.
Tel: 0141 554 0544.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Visitors can wander around and look at what goes on, seeing vehicle restoration work at all stages. This will include a large display of restored vehicles…

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Robey Trust (The)

The New Perseverance Iron Works, Parade Business Park, Pixon Lane, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 9RQ.
Tel: 01822 615 960 .

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  • Full disabled access

A growing collection of the products of Robey of Lincoln. Traction and stationary engines, steam rollers, boilers, plant and equipment.

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Red House Stables Working Carriage Museum

Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2ER.
Tel: 01629 733 583.

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  • Part disabled access

The country's largest collection of original carriages for travel & trade as well as many accompanying harnesses and other accessories can be seen, right…

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Oxford Bus Museum

Station Yard, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire, OX29 8LA.
Tel: 01993 883 617.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum has many buses on show. Morris Motors Museum has vehicles, photographs and memorabilia on its Oxford history.

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North West Museum of Transport

The Old Bus Depot, Hall Street, St Helens, Lancashire, WA10 1DU.
Tel: 01744 451 681.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Original tram depot is a collection of over 60 vehicles – buses, trams, coaches and cars. Small exhibits and model railway. Free vintage bus rides on…

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Norfolk Motorcycle Museum

Station Yard, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 0DS.
Tel: 01692 406 266.

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Over 100 motorcycles from 1919 onwards, along with collections of bicycles, die-cast toys, dinky toys, etc.

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Newport Transporter Bridge

Stephenson Street, Newport, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, NP20 2JG.
Tel: 01633 656 656.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The bridge is one of only six operational transporter bridges left world wide from a total of twenty constructed. It opened in 1906 and has dominated the…

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National Transport Museum of Ireland

Heritage Depot, Howth Demesne, Howth, Co. Dublin, Eire.
Tel: 00 353 1 848 0831.

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  • Part disabled access

Exhibits range from buses, trams, commercials, fire appliances through to military, with over 60 vehicles.

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National Motorcycle Museum

Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ.
Tel: 01675 443 311.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Collection of beautifully restored British motorcycles from 1898-1990s. Outlines the history of a once world dominating industry.

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National Motor Museum

Beaulieu, Nr Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, SO42 7ZN.
Tel: 01590 612 345.

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  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Over 250 vehicles telling the story of motoring in Britain from its pioneering origins to the present day; from the earliest motor carriages to F1 racers.…

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Myreton Motor Museum

Luffness Mains, Aberlady, East Lothian, EH32 0PZ.
Tel: 01875 870 288.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

Large collection of exhibits such as cars, bicycles, motorcycles and commercial vehicles dating from 1899. There is also an interesting assortment of period…

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Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester

Boyle Street, Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M8 8UW.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

With over 70 vintage commercial vehicles, the museum is one of the largest of its kind in the country. In addition to actual vehicles there are large and…

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Museum of Speed

Pendine Sands, Pendine, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, SA33 4NY.
Tel: 01994 453 488.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum overlooks the long beach made famous by the world land speed record. The main exhibit is Parry-Thomas’s 'Babs', the car which took that record…

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