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Transport Museum Wythall

Chapel Lane, Wythall B47 6JX, England
+44 1564 826471
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Day out with Grandson

Good attraction which is good value for money. Lots of old buses electric floats and an old fire... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Higgy76
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
A grand Day Out.

It has lots of Buses- hundreds of them- and a steam train. If you like steam trains (of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
advertiser
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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The museum is home to over 90 buses. Midland Red, WMPTE blue and cream and the corporation fleets from Birmingham, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton are all represented, plus independent operators such as Harper Brothers, Soudley Valley and Blue Bus of Willington. We are also home to the largest collection of battery electric road vehicles, including over 30 electric milk floats and bread vans from operators such as the Co-op, Midland Counties and Birmingham and Handsworth Dairies Additionally, on our event days you can enjoy: Buses running all day for you to ride on Visiting buses Sales stands Ride-on miniature steam railway And on some days a bus service runs from Birmingham City Centre
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Chapel Lane, Wythall B47 6JX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good attraction which is good value for money. Lots of old buses electric floats and an old fire engine on display. I took my 5 year old grandson and he enjoyed looking at everything. There is a miniature railway which you can ride on for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has lots of Buses- hundreds of them- and a steam train. If you like steam trains (of the miniature persuasion) and Buses; this is the day out for you. A ride on the narrow gauge steam train was great fun- and the people there...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The museum has a unique collection of buses from the Midlands including Midland Red and Birmingham City Transport and their successors. There is also a remarkable collection of electric powered milk floats and similar that once were an every day item on our streets. The...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

£4 per adult..cheaper than a pint in a local pub.. . If you like vintage and classic bus and coaches.. This place is a must Very interesting.. Nostalgic, and the staff very friendly and helpful but not overbearing.. Definitely a hidden treasure.. Keep up the...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Although buses are not a particular hobby of mine, I just have a general interest in old forms of transport, my wife and I had very enjoyable afternoon. Our visit took place on Whit. Monday so there was plenty going on and lots of visitors....More

1  Thank Malcolm825
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This museum is way more than that. On Saturdays and Major Event they operate route 750 from Alexandra Theatre or Maypole. This is a great value day out (£12 adults, £6 children - admission and all day rides on vintage busses. This place has many...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

A nice trip down memory lane. Loads of buses on view, from as early as the 1920s up until recent West Midlands Travel buses. A basic tea room, a bit of a shop, but very pleasant & helpful volunteers. You have to like buses though!...More

Thank Clive C
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Nostalgic view of the old buses which used to run around our area. Lots of old milk floats also plus a fire engine and a number of delivery bicycles. Liked the "mock up" of a Midland Red Office and the cafe was reminiscent of a...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Located behind the cemetery. Reasonable value for a couple of hours (£7). Museum has details of history of the vehicles. Small shop, cafe and children's area. Little railway rides around the grounds. No additional fees in the car park. Can pay a bit extra and...More

1  Thank Kevin W
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Vintage buses, cars and the miniature railway were impressive especially in a sunny day. The event days are worth going.

Thank Ying Z
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Dawn P
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Ray D | Reviewed this property |
mostly no. But it could be possible on some by asking the staff first. I seem to remember it was allowed on a couple of vehicles. there are of course usually local rides available for.
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Melissa C
November 11, 2016|
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Response from Dave T | Property representative |
Note that the museum is now closed for winter and re-opens in April 2017. There is full disabled access to the two main display halls, the cafe and shop. There are disabled parking bays and a disabled toilet. The Shire... More
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eurekaproperty
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Dave T | Property representative |
Saturdays and Sundays 11-4.30. & Bank Holiday Mondays 10.20-4.30. In August its also open Wednesdays 12-4.30
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