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The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft

Belton Road, Sandtoft DN8 5SX, England
+44 1724 711391
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This was our first visit to Sandtoft Trolley Bus Museum, and it proved to be a pleasant half day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Millie024
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Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Small but excellent

Not too meant open days at the museum... but we'll worth the wait. Largest collection of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Turtle5954
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Located between Doncaster and Scunthorpe, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft houses the world's largest collection of historic trolleybuses, together with a number of other vehicles including period motor buses. The Museum offers a fascinating day out for all the family. We are open to the public on specific event days when visitors can ride on a selection of our trolleybuses under the specially-erected overhead. We also operate a free conducted tour in one of a number of our vintage motor buses. Other attractions include our 5-star rated cafe, children's play area, 1950s/60s shop displays, presentations in our cinema, a 1950s Prefab home and a cycle and lawnmower shop display. The theme of our special exhibition in the Pelham Building is "Trolleybuses during the First World War." Many event days also feature themes and additional visiting attractions. There is level access to most features on our site. If you need assistance our volunteers are always happy to help. We now have a height-adjustable changing bench in our disabled toilet.
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Belton Road, Sandtoft DN8 5SX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Sandtoft Trolley Bus Museum, and it proved to be a pleasant half day. There was plenty of parking, and we began our visit with a light lunch from the cafe. It was striking how friendly and helpful the largely...More

1  Thank Millie024
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments and good wishes. We have some exciting plans for the Museum. With the support of our members, volunteers and visitors we will go from strength to strength!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not too meant open days at the museum... but we'll worth the wait. Largest collection of trolleybus in the world... many from old uk networks closed in the 60s but also from New Zealand and North America Your ticket includes unlimited rides the trolleys in...More

Thank Turtle5954
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will come and see us again!

Reviewed 12 May 2017

A couple of weeks ago we visited The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft. One of our favourite places to visit as we have a son who is bus mad... On arrival, we parked at the disabled parking spaces next to the entrance. Paid our entry fee...More

Thank lorna532
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking so much time and trouble to give us such a comprehensive review. We're all volunteers and it is very rewarding to learn that our visitors have had a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you all again in...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went here on bank holiday Monday. First impressions count! The car park easily found and all grass and gardens well kept. A warm welcome at the entrance. £25.50 for a family ticket 2x adults 2x 7 year olds which we thought was good value for...More

1  Thank Lijhh
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you! It's great to know that you all had such a good time. Thank you so much for telling your friends about us. We look forward to welcoming you again. If you think that you will be visiting regularly or if you just want...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Not sure what to expect, but was amazed by enthusiasm of all the museum staff who brought the trolleybus period to life. Excellent bus restoration and visitor activities which included a trip round the local village ensured our 80 mile trip was well worth it....More

Thank terry186346
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for your comments. We love to know that our visitors have enjoyed themselves. Room 21 Big Band's performances were excellent. We hope that they will be back!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was a great place to visit. Plenty of rides on trolleybusses and the opportunity to see lots of memorabilia from the 1950s including a post war prefab kitted out as it might have been some 60 years ago. There is a cafe, toilets and...More

Thank Latin1954
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for your review. As you say, we are all volunteers, and it makes the time and effort we put in worthwhile when we know that people have enjoyed themselves, so thank you very much for letting us know. It's true that we work...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Was in the area and looking for somewhere to visit to round off our day. Saw the trolley bus museum was having an open day so decided to check it out and so glad we did. The museum run by enthusiastic volunteers was a joy,...More

Thank juniorsapper
HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your visit and thank you for your kind comments. We're glad that you had such a great time!

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A day of my life I'll never get back. Got dragged along by the in-laws. The most boring place on Planet Earth. If they opened a Museum of Boring Stuff, it would definitely be more exciting than this place. More dull than cricket, knitting and...More

Thank Eltonio1982
Hrabel, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your time with us when you visited twelve months ago. The Museum is entirely run by volunteers and we all put in a lot of time and effort to give our visitors a great day out, so it's disappointing...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Popped over here this spring, as the Grandson (a little under three at the time) is crazy about buses, petrol tankers and helicopters. He got so I excited any number of times, particularly with the rides, we were concerned he was going to burst! His...More

Thank Andrew R
Hrabel, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for your comments. In the last two or three years the numbers of children taking an interest in the Museum has increased a lot. This year we have been asking children and their families what we could do to make their visit even...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The trolley bus museum.is a very interesting place to visit it transfers back you to a bygone era when travel was a pleasure.

Thank Howard E
Hrabel, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you Howard. It's good to know that you enjoyed your visit.

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CherylC1975
Are dogs welcome?
27 July 2015|
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Response from HrabalUK | Property representative |
Yes, we are pleased to welcome dogs. We ask that they are kept on a lead and that the owner clears up behind them.
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Joyce M
are dogs allowed?
30 May 2015|
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Response from HrabalUK | Property representative |
Yes, we are pleased to welcome dogs. We ask that they are kept on a lead and that the owner clears up behind them.
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