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Haynes International Motor Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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A walk through motoring history

This museum just gets better and better, The lay out is easy to follow plenty of information on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul M
Poole, United Kingdom
Car Heaven

Great place to spend a day if you like cars!! fantastic collection, so much to see I was starting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
North Wales, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
+44 1963 440804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum just gets better and better, The lay out is easy to follow plenty of information on hand to read . Buttons to push and listen film reels to watch . The cafe750 is open to non paying visitors to the museum and book...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend a day if you like cars!! fantastic collection, so much to see I was starting to worry we would run out of time! Staff were friendly and helpful and the cafe was good too, facilities nice and clean too. Easily accessible...More

Thank lornah817
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a car enthusiast this was heaven for me. A real mix of cars from around the world. The cars were well presented. It’s hard to believe that some of the cars were over 100 years old. Keep up the good work staff a lovely...More

Thank Benjibug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here yesterday as had brought my husband tickets for last Christmas and we still hadn't been. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the visit as am not really a car enthusiast. They was lots to see and was impressed with the thought...More

Thank culleys86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I felt this was an overpriced day out. The cars are amazing and interesting but of course you cannot touch...this is difficult for 2 young children who love cars. Over visit was for about an hour and a half. The cafe had no choices for...More

Thank lunareef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The collection is an eclectic range from ordinary everyday British cars through to one of Mark Webber's Red Bull Formula One cars. There are also halls for American cars, scooters and motor cycles (including a range of speedway bikes). There's a good down to Earth...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great please to visit if you like classic cars and much more,staff and friendly and helpful. The 750 cafe has a good selection of food and drinks staff are very helpful, I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Mike f
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having used a car manual of that name,thought a place worth a visit..All exhibits were so sparkling cleanand well polished,with a small sign giving you brief details..Even a small corner with outfits,where you can dress up and have your photograph taken..I working display of a...More

Thank John T
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful trip through history - with opportunities for all ages to learn from each other. Fantastic food and speedy service in the cafe, excellent shop with things for everyone. Dress up photo opportunity in the Morris garage well organised. Highly recommend.

Thank Lego_mum2
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Came here whilst on holiday in Somerset. Fantastic collection of Cars and Motorcycles. It took us about 2 hours to complete the whole place. Lots of talking points with cars from our early years. The dedicated work force keeping them in tip top condition made...More

Thank Yvonne2361
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Rosemary A
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Dorsetsbest | Reviewed this property |
Yes mostly all the displays are on one level. disabled toilets and parking available
July 16, 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
Chris J
May 12, 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