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Dover Transport Museum

Port Zone Willingdon Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 2JX, England
+44 1304 822409
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Good little museum to occupy the young'uns

We visited the museum on a beautiful sunny day when they also had a display of local classic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrBeard81
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Dover, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lots of different transport

Came here on bank holiday Monday and was greeted by such wonderful staff who I believe are just... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Jo W
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
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Port Zone Willingdon Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 2JX, England
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+44 1304 822409
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum on a beautiful sunny day when they also had a display of local classic vehicles in the garden area. Spent time chatting to the owners before going inside. The museum is full of heritage vehicles and lots for children to look...More

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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post such a detailed review for us MrBeard, it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Came here on bank holiday Monday and was greeted by such wonderful staff who I believe are just volunteers. Was pleasantly surprised when they said the tickets are for a year so that was good to hear. It was nice to see all the different...More

Thank Jo W
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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for posting such a lovely review for us Jo it is very much appreciated, you are right the museum is run entirely by volunteers.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great placeb to visit. Family ticket very good value. Lots to look at and a nice cafe. Family friendly and although there are steps a helping hand was there for any pushchair. Wheels of Time boook available so children can have fun visiting the diffrent...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with two toddlers, everyone had a great time. Highlights were the model trains and getting to “drive” the old coach, but there were so many interesting things. I was really impressed with the displays- I assumed it would just be a bunch of vehicles...More

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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review susanbvans, it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

A wonderful museum which will suit all ages. A great range of exhibits which will satisfy all interests. Very helpful staff.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem just outside Dover. It is well worth a visit if you are in the area, great value made even better by the fact that the ticket is valid for a year. This was a great trip down memory lane, the...More

Thank Karen F
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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us Karen F, it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We went on Sunday 28th. We went as a family 2 adults 12 year old boy and 16 year old young lady. We all had a great time. You can get on the old bus, coach and the old trailer home. The staff are very...More

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Dover Transport M, other at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us Ben N it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Nice little museum with potential for a good few hours to be spent wandering about. It is probably lesser known since it was quite cheap to get in but is really worth visiting.

1  Thank Anita S
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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you Anita S for taking the time to write a review for us, it is very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

A lovely couple of hours spent here. Lots of interesting exhibits. Perfect treat for elderly relatives or young children.

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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I’m not sure what I was expecting to find here, but i almost didn’t find it at all! it certainly was not sign posted very well. The entrance is round the back so I got there in the end! But signage aside? this is a...More

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Dover Transport M, Membership Secretary at Dover Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you PurplewallLondon for taking the time to write a review for us, it is very much appreciated.

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MsMuzz63
27 April 2018|
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Response from Dover Transport M | Property representative |
We have an open top bus at the museum which is owned by one of the members, due to this website's regulation I cannot give you a link to their museum email address but if you go onto our website you will see a contacts page... More
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Lou L
28 March 2018|
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Response from Dover Transport M | Property representative |
Hello Lou, Apologies for not getting back to you sooner. Your mother will be very welcome at the museum, we have disabled access which will be made available for her use on arrival. Management Team
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Anthony P
31 May 2017|
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Response from Dover Transport M | Property representative |
Hello Anthony P, Yes dogs on leads are welcome in the museum, we hope to see you both soon.
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