British Motor Museums

Museums

Use this page to browse the many museums in this collection.

A.R.E Motorcycle Collection, Isle of Man Located in Kirk Michael on the west coast of the Island this is an exemplary private collection of v...
Aerospace Bristol Aerospace Bristol is opening on 17 October. It follows a £4.7million National Lottery grant to...
Aldridge Transport Museum Aldridge Transport Museum Displaying the legacy of road transport in the West Midlands which embrac...
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre A 36 acre open air museum, next to Amberley railway station dedicated to the industrial heritage of ...
Anglesey Transport Museum Tacla Taid, the Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum, is the largest of its kind in Wales. It f...
Anson Engine Museum A museum of engines, including the Crossley archive. This unusual and fascinating museum used to be ...
Aston Martin Heritage Trust A charitable trust which usually has several cars on display and much archive material. Open to the ...
Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum The museum has over 100 exhibits. They also do Wedding Car Hire....
Battlesbridge Motor Cycle Museum This little museum evokes an ambience of motor cycling through the ages with assorted memorabilia sc...
Beamish Museum The North Country’s Premier Heritage Museum with a number of trams on which you are able to ta...
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Bentley Motor Museum is part of Bentley House in Sussex and contains a unique collection of cars, mo...
Bexhill Museum The Technology Collection is devoted to celebrating Bexhill’s role as the birth place of Briti...
Bicton Gardens Bicton Gardens, near Exmouth, is an attraction in its own right but in 2012 added the Reg Imray moto...
Biggar Albion Archive The Biggar Albion Archive and Foundation was formed in 2001 and had its beginnings in Biggar Museum ...
Black Country Living Museum A 26 acre site reputed to be one of Britain's best open-air museums...
Bo’ness Motor Museum Bo’ness Motor Museum between Edinburgh and Glasgow has a collection of some 20 vehicles rangin...
Bradford Industrial Museum Bradford's Industrial Museum has permanent displays of textile machinery, steam power, engineering, ...
British Commercial Vehicle Museum The Museum was part of the huge Leyland Motors factory. Spectacularly displayed are over 60 vehicles...
British Motor Museum The British Motor Museum is home to the world's largest collection of British Cars of over 400 cars....
British Postal Museum London’s most anticipated new heritage attraction, The Postal Museum, has confirmed it will of...
Brooklands Museum Birthplace of British Motor Sport which houses classic motor cycles and aircraft as well as cars. Ne...
Bubblecar Museum Over 50 microcars on display, note, seasonal opening. ...
Bugatti Trust The Bugatti Trust is a Charitable Trust whose objectives are to preserve and make available for stud...
Bury Transport Museum Bury Transport Museum has a collection of exhibits including a wide range of vintage buses, a tram, ...
C.M. Booth Collection This is the C.M. Booth Collection of Morgan 3 Wheelers in Kent...
Castle Point Transport Museum ( also known as Canvey Island Transport Museum) The Museum is open to visits from schools, museums, etc throughout the year .Enter the museum and tr...
Cloverlands Model Car Museum Cloverlands Model Car Museum houses 4000 historic model cars in the Montgomery Institute, Arthur Str...
Cold War Jet Collection Cold War Jet Collection is a collection of planes but there are many RAF vehicles in display. Please...
Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection Collection of cars, motor cycles and caravans and home of Brum...
Coventry Transport Museum Coventry Transport Museum reopened on 20th June 2015 following a £9.5 million refurbishment wh...
Craven Collection of Classic Bikes A private collection of over 250 motorcycles and a treasure trove of motoring memorabilia. There are...
D Day Museum A real LCVP landing craft is on display, as is a rare Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle (BARV) tank an...
David Brown Tractor Museum The museum is run by the David Brown Tractor Club volunteers. There are 15 to 18 tractors in the Mu...
David Coulthard Museum David’s father has collected memorabilia and cars related to his son’s driving career. T...
de Havilland Aircraft Museum The de Havilland Aircraft Museum is the oldest aviation museum in the UK dedicated to the preservati...
Dewsbury Bus Museum The West Riding Omnibus Museum Trust embraces Dewsbury Bus Museum. Dewsbury Bus Museum is run by ...
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre This ever growing Museum has some 45,000 square feet of displays of jaw dropping huge transport vehi...
Donnington Grand Prix collection Donnington Grand Prix collection at Donnington Park, near East Midlands Airport and Junct. 23a of M1...
Dover Transport Museum Dover Transport Museum has a fascinating collection of vintage transport and transport models of all...
Dundee Museum of Transport Dundee Museum of Transport has acquired temporary premises at Market Mews on the corner of Market St...
East Anglia Transport Museum Run as a charity, the museum opens quite a lot from April to September details on their website. It ...
Eden War Museum Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Eden Camp ?rst opened to the public in 1987 and have since, w...
Ferguson Family Museum The collection celebrates the life and achievements of Harry Ferguson. It depicts his life and inter...
Flambards Theme Park Whilst primarily a Family Theme Park there are a few interesting cars and about a dozen motor cycles...
Frazer Nash Archives On display are four famous Frazer Nash cars owned for many years by John Aldington and donated by hi...
Glasgow’s Museum of Transport Transport section of Riverside Museum Free Entry...
Glenluce Motor Museum A collection of vintage and classic cars, motor cycles, memorabilia and an old style garage, it has ...
Grampian Transport Museum Now in a new building. Includes the Aberdeen and District Transport Collection...
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Primarily a rural life museum, one car, the Panhard et Levassor, is kept at Panhard et Levassor Moto...
Griffin Trust A small but interesting collection on display sometimes. The Hooton Park site is not open regularly ...
Haynes International Motor Museum Haynes International Motor Museum is home to over 400 cars displayed in eleven halls in a superb new...
History on Wheels Situated in the South East of England, in Eton Wick, close to Eton College and within sight of Winds...
Hull Streetlife Museum Hull Streetlife Museum has five galleries, covering bicycles, motor cars, carriages, a Street Scene ...
Humber Car Museum Free entry, the fine collection of Humber cars is kept in a large warehouse with easy wheelchair acc...
Imperial War Museum Duxford Imperial War Museum Duxford houses one of the finest collections of tanks, military vehicles and lar...
Ipswich Transport Museum Ipswich Transport Museum is a collection of over 100 major transport and engineering objects which w...
Isle of Man Motor Museum A purpose built 75,000 sq ft Museum which opened May 2015 houses a great collection of vehicles. Fro...
Jaguar Heritage The Jaguar Heritage Museum which used to be located at their Browns Lane, Coventry, factory has now ...
Jurby Transport Museum The Jurby Transport Museum is operated by the Manx Transport Trust Ltd which is a registered charity...
Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island is one of the Sheffield Museum group. Set in a former generating station it displays S...
Kilgarvan Motor Museum Vintage and Classic Cars on display Including: Rolls Royce, Bentley, Alvis, Armstrong Siddeley plus ...
Lakeland Motor Museum Lakeland boasts a fine collection of cars, motor cycles and automobilia in the Lake District. Beside...
Leicester Fire Museum The Leicester Fire Museum members have not yet achieved a permanent home where they can open their d...
Leicester Transport Heritage Trust The Trust own a number of buses and other vehicles and organise open days on occasion. Their aim is ...
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum The museum houses a collection of over 65 vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles staffed by vol...
Llangollen Motor Museum The museum has been described in the visitors book as many things including. • Funny and infor...
London Bus Museum London Bus museum claims to have the largest collection of working historic London buses in the worl...
London Fire Brigade Museum An interesting Museum housed in the London Fire Brigade’s Training Centre. A large display of ...
London Motor Museum Wonderful collection of Classic American cars and special footballers’ cars section. ...
London Motorcycle Museum London's only collection of motor cycles. Some 170 exhibits include the last machine from Triumph's ...
London Transport Museum London Transport Museum collection reflects all aspects of the history of public transport in London...
M shed Bristol Includes a display of Bristol cars, buses and trucks and Vespa scooters Entry to the museum is FREE...
Manchester Museum of Road Transport A good collection of municipal vehicles including coaches, buses and cars. Operated by volunteers...
Manchester Museum of Science & Industry Part of the Science Museum Group of Britain the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry offers a f...
Manx Transport Heritage Museum An Aladdin’s cave of historic transport memorabilia from around the Isle of Man, including the...
Midland Air Museum Based on the fringe of Coventry Airport and has quite a number of military vehicles on display...
Milestones Museum Milestones Museum of Living History Many aspects of bygone life including a 1940’s sweetshop ...
Military Vehicle Trust ( MVT ) Members look after and restore the whole range of ex-military vehicles with both UK and overseas ori...
Moray Motor Museum Based in the centre of Elgin (the capital of Morayshire, close to the Cooper Park), Moray Motor Muse...
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum Moretonhampstead Motor Museum is home to a collection of over 100 vintage vehicles, from Victorian h...
Morgan Motor Museum Morgan Motor Museum is located adjacent to the Malvern factory where Morgan cars are made, largely b...
Morris Motors Museum The Oxford Bus Museum hosts the Morris Motors Museum and has a growing collection of cars and vans m...
Muckleburgh Military Collection The Muckleburgh Military Collection Museum claims to be the largest privately owned collection of mi...
Museum of Liverpool The land transport collection includes many vehicles spanning several centuries of Liverpool's histo...
Museum of RAF Firefighting RAF Scampton museum hosts world's largest collection of military fire engines. Due to the location w...
Museum of Speed, Pendine Explore the history of Pendine’s 'Sands of Speed' in a dramatic building overlooking the beach...
Myreton Motor Museum Situated off the beaten track but well worth a visit the Museum was founded by Willie Dale in 1966. ...
National Brewery Centre Transport played an important part in the evolution of the brewing industry. From horse-drawn drays ...
National Emergency Services Museum National Emergency Services Museum was formally known as the 'Fire & Police Museum' but it becam...
National Motor Museum Beaulieu is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park. With over 250 vehicles the National Mo...
National Motorcycle Museum The National Motorcycle Museum is recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the worl...
National Museum of Scotland, Science & Technology department The National Museum of Scotland is one of the Top 10 UK visitor attractions, and in the Top 20 of th...
National Museum of Wales The National Museum of Wales transport collections includes the Museum's oldest surviving Welsh-owne...
National Transport Museum The museum is located in the Heritage Depot, Howth Demesne, Howth, Ireland. Sixty vehicles in Howth ...
National Trust The National Trust has a number of vehicles at their properties throughout the country. If you acces...
Newburn Motor Museum Dominic Pirelli opened this Museum around 1980, formerly a T.A. Centre on land owned by the Duke of ...
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum Primarily an excellent aviation museum, run by volunteers with no admission charges, it does contain...
Norfolk Motorcycle Museum An interesting collection of over 80 motorcycles from the 1920's to the 1960's operated as a registe...
Norfolk Tank Museum The Collection contains four Main Battle Tanks, armoured personnel carriers and an arsenal of small ...
North West Museum of Road Transport, The North West Museum of Road Transport (formerly St. Helens Transport Museum) is a voluntary organi...
North Yorkshire Motor Museum Located in Thornton-Le-Dale in North Yorkshire the museum has a collection of some 40 cars and comme...
Nottingham Industrial Museum Nottingham Industrial Museum is located in the stables block of Wollaton Hall, on the western edge o...
Oakham Treasures Near Bristol, a fascinating collection of farm equipment and some interesting vehicles as well. Lots...
Oxford Bus Museum Oxford Bus Museum tells the story of bus and coach travel around Oxfordshire over the last 130 years...
Pallot Steam, Motor and General Museum An interesting collection of vehicles is on display here. Formerly the Pallot Steam Museum a large e...
PEMBROKESHIRE MOTOR MUSEUM Due to the ill health of the owner, the museum will NOT reopen in April 2015 and will be closed unti...
Police Car UK Not a museum as such but click on the website of this members club and you can find a lot of informa...
REME Museum Wherever the British Army are, whatever the Unit is, there you will find REME Following a major rel...
Rolls Royce Heritage Trust Although the bulk of our motor car collections belong to the Coventry Branch of the Trust they are l...
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford The Midlands based branch of the RAF Museum...
Royal Air Force Museum London The Main RAF Museum with many vehicles amongst Air Displays...
Sammy Miller Museum One of the World's Largest Motorbike Museums. Sammy Miller is a motorcycling legend, 11 times Br...
Sandringham House Museum and Gardens The Museum at Sandringham holds an extraordinary collection ranging from the 1939 Merryweather fire...
Science Museum The Science Museum in London have a good transport section on their website and normally display qui...
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre. The museum currently opens on the l...
Scottish Vintage Bus Museum See over 150 buses at the museum, most of Scottish origin, in different levels of condition from som...
Shuttleworth Collection Primarily an aircraft museum, the Shuttleworth Collection in Bedfordshire does include a Vehicle sec...
Snibston Discovery Park Snibston Discovery Park is run by Leicestershire County Museum Service. Some of the vehicles on sho...
South Yorkshire Transport Museum South Yorkshire Transport Museum. The Museum, a registered charity, is currently home to around 50 v...
Steam Museum This is the Great Western Railway Museum at Swindon. Mainly trains but there are some old railway ro...
Stockwood Discovery Centre The Discovery Centre includes a small number of classic cars including 4 Vauxhall Cars, which were m...
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens This museum is included as they have two cars on display of great interest to the North East. Nissan...
Swansea Bus Museum An interesting collection of buses, coaches and other transport, for details see their website, open...
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is situated in a corner of the old RAF Tangmere airfield, famed fo...
Tank Museum The Tank Museum is the museum of the Royal Tank Regiment & Royal Armoured Corps.Their exhibition...
The National Tramway Museum The Museums Tramcar fleet consists of over 70 historic vehicles, which illustrate the development an...
Think Tank, Birmingham Science Museum, This is the website of Think Tank a new museum in Birmingham incorporating in its transport section ...
Tolson Museum Originally the grounds of Ravensknowle Hall, now Tolson Museum, it is Huddersfield's history book!. ...
Transport Museum of Ireland Normally some 60 vehicles are on display, others may be viewed by appointment. All four Irish commer...
Trolleybus Museum Trolleybus museum near Gainsborough which houses a collection of silent electric transport and has a...
Ulster Transport Museum. Part of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum an award winning collection of all things vehicular. On...
Vauxhall Heritage Centre Vauxhall Heritage Centre at Luton don’t have an individual website, news is put out by Vauxhal...
Whitewebbs Museum Whitewebbs Museum is situated within easy reach of Junction 25 on the M25. From the A10, turn right ...
Wirral Transport Museum Wirral Transport Museum has a broad selection of vintage and classic vehicles, including trams, buse...
Wythall Transport Museum Wythall Transport Museum, Wythall is situated in north Worcestershire, just south of Birmingham. It ...
Yeldham Transport Collection The Yeldham Transport Collection facility consists of a 2nd WW aircraft hangar which was moved there...
Yorkshire Air Museum The Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location o...

Newest museums

Aerospace Bristol - Aerospace Bristol is opening on 17 October. It follows a £4.7million... (11th October)

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum - Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is situated in a corner ... (27th September)

Moray Motor Museum - Based in the centre of Elgin (the capital of Morayshire, close to the Coop... (1st August)

Cloverlands Model Car Museum - Cloverlands Model Car Museum houses 4000 historic model cars in... (28th July)

Aldridge Transport Museum - Aldridge Transport Museum Displaying the legacy of road transport ... (3rd July)