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Transport Museum Wythall

Chapel Lane, Wythall B47 6JX, England
+44 1564 826471
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Birthday present 79yrs

It was bought for my husband by our daughter for us to enjoy. We certainly did it was so... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
jacymorris
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Most enjoyable day,

This was a special event day where you can ride on many older buses.It brought back many memories... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
_grahammcollyer
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Birmingham, 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Chapel Lane, Wythall B47 6JX, England
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

It was bought for my husband by our daughter for us to enjoy. We certainly did it was so interesting and takes you back to when you where young.Then we had a ride on a Midland Red old bus to Henley in Arden and back.Lots...More

Thank jacymorris
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was a special event day where you can ride on many older buses.It brought back many memories of my younger days riding on the 29 bus to work. After spending time around the museum I couldn't wait to ride again on the beautiful restored...More

Thank _grahammcollyer
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I went to the Autumn running day. Parking was at a business park round the corner but with park and ride buses every 10 minutes this wasn’t an issue. At the museum there were buses everywhere constantly coming and going with out and back trips...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Well described exhibits (a bit cramped) giving a good feel for the history and social position of local buses. Most exhibits in doors so can visit any time of the year. A bus ride is essential. Good for all ages. Good value but simple cafe.

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A very enjoyable day out, also enjoyed an excursion through Henley-in-Arden at no extra charge which my mother also enjoyed.

1  Thank rogerlent
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The museum has benefited from a national lottery grant and is now by far the best road transport museum in the area with many preserved buses, and a collection of electric milk floats or similar. They do put a lot of effort in and like...More

1  Thank Ken J
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We just spent a great day at this museum, although it says "transport" it is mainly bus's never the less we had a good day, took us back to some of the old bus's we traveled on when we were children.

2  Thank suedave16
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place to visit we took our grandchildren they loved it plenty to see and its free wonderful

2  Thank ajlamley
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My 4 year old granddaughter was keen to go on a bus ride. We considered going on public transport into town and then onto the library but the walk after would be 20 mins which is a bit much for her. My husband suggested the...More

1  Thank susanhiggins2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good fun afternoon out. Highlight for the kids was the trip out to Henley in Arden on an old bus. Lots to see and you don't need to be a big fan of buses to enjoy it, although there are clearly plenty of folks who...More

1  Thank Jammin70
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Melissa C
11 November 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
26 July 2016|
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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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