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Aerospace Bristol

Hayes Way, Patchway, Bristol, Bristol, BS34 5BZ.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The stunning centrepiece is Concorde Alpha Foxtrot: the last of the iconic supersonic passenger jets to be built and the last to fly. It's a chance to…

Transport / Aircraft

British Commercial Vehicle Museum 2020

King Street, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2LE.
Tel: 01772 451 011.

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  • Full disabled access

Now reopened after major refurbishment. Tells the story of British commercial vehicle manufacture and use over the past 120 years with over 60 classic…

Transport / Road

Bournemouth Aviation Museum 2020

Merritown Lane, Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6BA.
Tel: 01202 473 141.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Collection of ex-military and civilian aircraft, unique because many still fly. On view are aircraft such as Hunter, Meteor, Venom, Jet Provost, BAC-111,…

Transport / Aircraft

Steam Yacht – Gondola 2020

Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN.
Tel: 01539 432 733.

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The original 'Gondola', a re-built Victorian steam yacht, was first launched in 1859 and now, completely rebuilt by the National Trust, gives passengers…

Transport / Maritime

South Foreland Lighthouse 2020

The Front, St Margaret's Bay, Dover, Kent, CT15 6HP.

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A landmark of the White Cliffs, the Victorian lighthouse was built to warn mariners of shifting sands and guide them through the Strait of Dover. A place…

Transport / Maritime

Souter Lighthouse & The Leas 2020

Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 7NH.

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Hooped in red & white and standing proud on the coastline midway between the Tyne and the Wear. Souter was the first lighthouse in the world designed and…

Transport / Maritime

RAF Defford Museum 2020

Croome 2020, Nr High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW.

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  • Part disabled access

The museum tells the fascinating story of RAF Defford during WW2 and the Cold War years, and its vital role in the flight testing of secret radar systems…

Transport / Aircraft

Cobh Museum 2020

Scots Church, High Road, Cobh, Co. Cork, IRELAND.

  • Part disabled access

The museum is situated overlooking Cork Harbour with exhibitions reflecting the cultural, social and maritime history of Cobh. Formerly known as Queenstown,…

Transport / Maritime

Cobh Heritage Centre 2020

The Queenstown Story, Cobh, Co. Cork, IRELAND.

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Situated within Cobh’s beautifully restored Victorian railway station, a building with its own historic story. Learn about Irish Emigration story, trace…

Transport / Maritime

Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre 2020

Bridge Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 3PA.
Tel: 0117 974 4664.

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  • Full disabled access

The Suspension Bridge, designed by Brunel in 1830 and completed in 1864 following his death as a monument to him, spans the picturesque Avon Gorge. For…

Transport / Road

City of Norwich Aviation Museum 2020

Old Norwich Road, Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk, NR10 3JF.
Tel: 01603 893 080.

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  • Part disabled access

Development of aviation in Norfolk and the RAF and USA’s wartime activities. Dominated by the Vulcan bomber.

Transport / Aircraft

Chain Bridge Honey Farm Visitor Centre 2020

Horncliffe, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2XT.

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An extensive collection of vintage vehicles, from Caterpillars to rare Lanz Bulldog tractors and a restored ERF lorry. In the summer, visitors can take…

Transport / Road

Castle Archdale Countryside Centre & War Museum 2020

346 Killadeas Road, Irvinestown, Co. Fermanagh, BT94 1PP.

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  • Part disabled access

Explains the role played of Castle Archdale during the war and this display includes such items as old parts of aeroplanes, fuel tanks and old documents…

Transport / Aircraft

Bury Transport Museum 2020

Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, Castlecroft Road, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0LN.

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  • Full disabled access

Hands-on interactive exhibits explain the development of transport in the North West, how the Goods Warehouse was used and the types of materials that…

Transport / Road

Bugatti Trust Museum 2020

Prescott Hill, Gotherington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 9RD.
Tel: 01242 677 201.

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Includes Study Centre with extensive archive, large number of contemporary black & white photographs, small display of components; usually two or three…

Transport / Road

Buckler’s Hard 2020

Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7XB.
Tel: 01590 616 203.

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18th century village where ships of Nelson’s fleet were built. Maritime museum traces its history with models, pictures, shipbuilders’ drawings and…

Transport / Maritime

Bubblecar Museum

Clover Farm, Main Road, Langrick, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 7AW.
Tel: 01205 280 037 .

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  • Part disabled access

We have over 50 microcars on display, many in thought provoking dioramas. Examples of Bond, Isetta, Reliant, Frisky and Bamby to name but a few. We also…

Transport / Road

Brunel’s ss Great Britain 2020

Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 6TY.
Tel: 0117 926 0680.

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Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first…

Transport / Maritime

Brooklands Museum 2020

Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0SL.
Tel: 01932 857 381 .

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, with the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, constructed in 1907. A wide range of motoring…

Transport / Aircraft / Road

British Motor Museum 2020

Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ.
Tel: 01926 641 188.

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  • Full disabled access

Home to the world’s largest collection of historic British cars, celebrating the past, present and future of British motoring with over 300 cars in its…

Transport / Road

Bo’ness Motor Museum 2020

Bridgeness Road, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 9JR.
Tel: 01506 827 007.

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  • Part disabled access

A collection of classic cars and memorabilia including cars and props from film and TV.

Transport / Road

South Yorkshire Transport Museum 2020

Unit 9 Waddington Way, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S65 3SH.
Tel: 07828 068 484.

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  • Full disabled access

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

Transport / Road

Blue Town Heritage Centre

69 High Street, Blue Town, Sheerness-on-Sea, Kent, ME12 1RW.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The centre is jam packed with items, memorabilia and arefacts of the amazing feats of history of the island.

Transport / Maritime

Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Main Road, Biggin Hill, Kent, TN16 3EJ.

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  • Full disabled access

The story of Britain’s most famous fighter station through the personal experiences of those who served there, and the community that supported them.…

Transport / Aircraft

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