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 2019.)


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 24th - Sun 25th Mar 2018: Spring Spectacular

A wide range of books, models and collectables for sale plus a display of vehicles.

Buses / Models

Sat 21st - Sun 22nd Apr 2018: Festival of Model Tramways

A wide selection of operational model tramway layouts will be on display together with sales stands selling materials, kits, drawings, photographs and…

Buses / Models

Sat 19th - Sun 20th May 2018: 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 2nd Sep 2018: 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 8th - Sun 16th Sep 2018: Heritage Open Days

Over the two weekends. Check website for details.

Buses / Open Day

Sun 30th Sep 2018: Standard Triumph Show

A selection of classic Standard and Triumph cars on display.

Classic Cars

Sat 20th - Sun 21st Oct 2018: 1970s Weekend

Greater Manchester's buses 1970s style! Experience 1970s bus travel in Greater Manchester. Display of buses which served the county in the 70s. Free…


Sat 1st - Sun 2nd Dec 2018: The Christmas Cracker

A wide range of books, models and collectables for sale plus a display of vehicles.

Buses / Commercial Vehicles / Models

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