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Address: Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
Phone Number:
+44 1963 440804
09:30 - 17:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Offering an excellent day out for everyone, with more than 400 cars and...

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.

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Much more than expected.

As part of a two day break in the area we decided to visit the museum and were very surprised to find a very much improved venue. The museum has a great entrance with very easy... read more

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Michael W
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As part of a two day break in the area we decided to visit the museum and were very surprised to find a very much improved venue. The museum has a great entrance with very easy access to the cafe and shop without having to enter the museum itself. However once inside we were very please to see many more... More 

Thank Michael W
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was not sure what to expect nice selection of cars accessible, loads of old and red and unusual. Worth a visit nice cafe as well and very relaxed atmosphere lots of parking

Thank noomad
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not having been aware of this museum before going, I was delighted and amazed by it. A huge range of cars and other vehicles, all very well displayed and in immaculate condition. Strongly recommended if you have an interest in old and not-so-old cars. Even if you don't, you will enjoy it. Good café too.

Thank carrie975
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's lots of information about all the cars, my partner loves cars but I'm more disinterested but even I had a good time looking at them! All of them are very well kept and you can tell the people working there clearly have passion while cleaning them to make them sparkle in the light! Would have definitely given 5 stars... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always wanted to have a look at this museum, I was not disappointed it is fantastic , exhibits are truly fantastic, friendly staff and a cafe that did not charge the Earth.

Thank paul h
Staffordshire, UK.
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All members of our family enjoyed this visit, aged 8 to 72. There is lots to do and see for a few hours visit, including outside play area and games room for children. Loved the brass rubbings (and so did my son), the dress up area for photos and the Easter egg hunt was a big hit. Will definitely return... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with our four children, there was an easter bunny hunt on when we visited which was brilliant for getting the kids involved and learning more facts about the various cars on display, they even earned some sweets for completing it! A huge range of cars and bikes are on display here with details and interesting facts about all... More 

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Stratfield Mortimer, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see even if your not a car geek! The cars are fabulous, 'Red Room' is awesome with so many different vehicles, including a lovely Ford Mustang in the entrance hall. Mark Webber RB6 exhibit is well done telling the story of Marks wins and incidents in the 2010 Formula 1 season all narrated by the man himself!... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during a school holiday so was expecting large crowds but it was actually relatively quiet which was surprising as it was lovely. We spent three hours marvelling at their over five hundred piece collection and I would say that It is better than Beaulieu .

Thank Mountain_Walker20104
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They really have an awe inspiring collection of cars, motorbikes and scooters. There was many types and models I have never come across. Lots of gems to discover. The building has easy parking and the exhibits are very well laid out. Lot's of good information and history supporting the vehicles. 100% recommend anyone to go and visit. Worth the ticket... More 

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