museums and attractions

Transport / Road

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester

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 small exhibits and archives areas plus vehicle restoration on view.


  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Greater Manchester Transport Society


Boyle Street Cheetham Hill Manchester Greater Manchester M8 8UW

  • 0161 205 2122
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Open days

Wed, Sat-Sun & BHol. Daily Aug 1000-1630. (Closed 24 Dec-1 Jan 2020.)


By Bus: 135

By Rail: Manchester Victoria / 1 mile

The museum tells the story of public road transport in Greater Manchester from its very beginnings in 1824 to the present day. The collection spans over 100 years, from an 1890s horse bus to a full size prototype Metrolink tram.


Sat 18th - Sun 19th May 2019: Model Railway Exhibition

Family friendly day out featuring a wide variety of working model railway layouts with over 20 operational model railway layouts set among our historic…


Sun 1st Sep 2019: Trans Lancs Transport Show

Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester, , M25 2SW.
Tel: 0161 205 2122.

Museum of Transport – Greater Manchester is closed. Free heritage bus service available between the museum and Heaton Park (Middleton Road gates).

Buses / Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Military / Motorbikes

Sat 14th - Sun 22nd Sep 2019: Heritage Open Days

Over the two weekends. Check website for details.

Buses / Open Day

Sun 29th Sep 2019: Standard Triumph Show

A selection of classic Standard and Triumph cars on display.

Buses / Classic Cars

Sat 19th - Sun 20th Oct 2019: Transpo 50

Celebrating Greater Manchester's Transport 1969-2019. Look out for the buses in town centres across Greater Manchester during the year. There'll…


Sat 7th - Sun 8th Dec 2019: The Christmas Cracker

A wide range of books, models and collectables for sale plus a display of vehicles. An unusual shopping trip can be capped with a ride back in time, as…

Buses / Commercial Vehicles / Models

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