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Haynes International Motor Museum

Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
+44 1963 440804
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fab day for the whole family

Went here yesterday for my dad's bday who just loves his cars and has driven many in his years. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Patricia B
via mobile
100 years of motoring......

The Haynes family have done a fantastic job here. There are examples from all aspects of the first... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Andrew T
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Offering an excellent day out for everyone, with more than 400 cars and bikes displayed in stunning style, dating from 1885 to the present day. For the children there is the autogame experience, motoring themed play area, soft play area. Throughout the year the museum also hosts exciting events including Rare Breeds Motor Show.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (68 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
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+44 1963 440804
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"fantastic collection"
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"classic cars"
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"huge collection"
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"racing cars"
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"all ages"
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"old cars"
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"few hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"love cars"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here yesterday for my dad's bday who just loves his cars and has driven many in his years. We all had a fantastic time and even he learned something new ! There was something for everyone from our 11 month old through to my...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Patricia, We’re delighted to hear your Dad and the rest of your family had a great visit, we hope he had a fantastic birthday. Our Little Tike’s cars are so popular for our young future drivers – we think it’s never too early to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Haynes family have done a fantastic job here. There are examples from all aspects of the first 100 years of motoring. It goes on and on, room after room, all beautifully lit and presented. Care and attention to detail, with passion. It all looks...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. We are immensely proud of our collection so it’s fantastic to hear such positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We factored in a stop here on our way to Devon and did not regret it. From the ample parking, the superb and informative displays, the range of motors, the tasty (if a little haphazardly organised) cafe and the clean loos, it was a great...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Garsdale80, We’re so glad you managed to fit a visit to Haynes International Motor Museum into your holiday travels. We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and our extensive collection. We hope you had a wonderful holiday and hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

To be honest I didn't know what to expect but as my Dad was taking myself and my 2 children (aged 3 and 5) I had an open mind. Firstly the design of the building inside and out is beautiful. There was a trail for...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Deb, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We’re thrilled you enjoyed your visit and found there was lots to keep your mini motor enthusiasts happy and busy! We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Steph

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Didn’t realise it was going to be such a large collection of cars and bikes. Cars restored to a very high quality & displayed in great surroundings. Good information on each vehicle. We will be back again as the ticket lasts for a year.More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi JH56oak, We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed our extensive collection – with over 400 vehicles spread over 19 collections we are immensely proud of our range of vehicle exhibits. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we hope to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This motor museum is so interesting. However old the are the vehicles look like new. Unless you really dislike cars you can't fail to want at least one of these.

Thank angie j
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Angie, We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. Our volunteers work tirelessly to keep our vehicles looking their absolute best and they will be thrilled to hear your comments. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Steph

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just taken 40 members of my car club to Haynes Motor Museum. The museum was excellent but felt very let down by Haynes attitude to car clubs even though they promote car club visits on their website. To make the experience for my...More

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Haynes M, Groups & Clubs Coordinator at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ian, Thanks for sparing the time to discuss in more detail over the telephone this morning and once again my apologies for any misunderstanding I may have caused when you were booking your visit. Thank you also for your very constructive feedback and suggestions,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with son & grandson- easter bunny hunt good for 7 year old- find bunny in car & record vehicle details, rubbings went down really well- he did 11. Unsure about amount of interest for older children unless car enthusiasts

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Yogini2, We’re thrilled your Grandson enjoyed our Easter trail and vehicle rubbings – they certainly prove popular with lots of children. We hope to see you and your family again soon. Best regards Steph

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with my partner and our 1 year old daughter and we all had an enjoyable day. There is plenty to look at for all ages and lots of information, I'm not a big car fan myself but even I enjoyed it. There was...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi RJA23, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed your visit – we receive lots of comments from ‘non-car fans’ about how much they enjoyed their visit so it’s great to receive another one! We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both me and my husband enjoyed our visit. Lots of different cars on display, we also really enjoyed the motor bikes on the mezzanine especially the speedway exhibit. Would definitely visit again.

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Tracey, We’re thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and our extensive collection – visitors are sometime surprised to discover our collection includes more than just cars! We look forward to welcoming you and your husband again soon. Best regards Steph

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robertbraunton
16 July 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Dear Robert, The only car that you can have your photo whilst sat in is the F1 replica, but this is more aimed for children (there is a cost involved). We do have a dressing up and photo opportunity in the Morris Story... More
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Chris J
12 May 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry, yes the Museum is accessible to all and suitable for pushchairs. There are baby facilities within the Museum and in the foyer. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further... More
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Tiktaz
4 November 2016|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Hi, No sorry the Museum is not dog friendly. You are welcome to bring your dog with you and leave them in the car and go in and out of the Museum as many times as you like to check on them. There is plenty of ground to... More
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