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.


Sun 24th Feb 2019: Morris Minor Show

Classic cars from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Classic Cars

Sat 23rd - Sun 24th Mar 2019: Spring Spectacular

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 / Models

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

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