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Aston Manor Road Transport Museum

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was amazed to find this hidden gem on my doorstep in for all intents an purposes is an industrial... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
1981SpM
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Walsall, United Kingdom
Vintage transport

Brilliant interesting like a trip to my youth Always had a love of transport and now things have... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
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This specialty museum features buses, trucks and tramcars of yesteryear in attractive settings, with lots of related artefacts and displays of transport history. Small shop with models and books.
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Shenstone Drive | (off Northgate), Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8TP, England
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+44 1922 454761
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All reviews hidden gem on display ice cream van well worth a visit vintage buses buses run down memory lane information boards right hand side drivers seat an industrial estate lovely friendly staff all ages shopping centre great place to visit chasewater railway vehicle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some interesting old buses ( one of which you can ride) and memorabilia from the tram/ trolleybus/ old bus era of Birmingham. Small shop and no cafe or tea room which is a shame as this would make some much needed money for the venue!...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

was amazed to find this hidden gem on my doorstep in for all intents an purposes is an industrial estate i have always been made to feel welcome whenever i have visited

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Brilliant interesting like a trip to my youth Always had a love of transport and now things have changed Well worth a visit if your interested in progress

Thank Maggie B
Martin F, Museum Chairman at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit; thank you for the excellent review - we hope that you'll come again.

Reviewed April 29, 2018

We had a lovely couple of hours looking around this very much working museum, Full of all sorts from Chopper bikes to Lorries, All in various states of restoration or road ready, lovely friendly staff and my Grandson really enjoyed himself. If your have a...More

Thank Bill H
Martin F, Museum Chairman at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

So glad you both enjoyed your visit; enthusiastic youngsters are especially welcome, as they are the volunteers of the future; do come again.

Reviewed April 23, 2018

Yesterday was a great day to visit.It was a special open day event. There were buses galore on the road. A really well organised event with timetables of buses collecting and taking people to the venue. It was a real nostalgia tripfor people of all...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Came here as it's just up the road and brought my dad down memory lane We really enjoyed it but thought there would be more there to be honest The buses were quite interesting and even brought memories for me Oh and the little steam...More

2  Thank SuttonColdfieldBowdy
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place through a friend some months ago. Very wrongly thought it would be a few vehicles with lots of other bits and bobs. How wrong could I have been. First through the doors was a series 2 E type. Very fond of...More

Thank Matt G
Martin F, Chairman of Trustees at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thanks very much for the review; we're pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you'll come again.

Reviewed March 5, 2018

I decided to just google local museums and this museum came up which we had never heard of before but we were pleasantly surprised by how good it was. On arrival the staff were very helpful and informative and were always on hand to answer...More

Thank les51
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We visited this museum 2 weeks ago with our two grandsons who enjoyed the time there immensely being able to sit in the drivers seat and pretend to drive the bus and walk up and down the stairs of the old buses, many of which...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Have just recently visited this museum with the grandchildren and my wife. It opened my grand children's eyes as to how we got around many years ago. The museum was originally located in the area of Aston, Birmingham, but had to relocate due to redevelopments...More

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purplestrawb88
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Choirman09 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of interesting "old" things to look at. It is not very large to walk around. So in those respects it isn't bad for children. However it is not as " hands on" as other displays.
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Kathy H
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Martin F | Property representative |
We're open from 10.30 to 16.00 on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday each week. Times may vary slightly on event days, for instance, we normally open about half an hour earlier when we have a Running Day. See the website or our... More
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Peter W
January 31, 2018|
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Response from Steve U | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about £4 per person, best to email to find out, they do have a website
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