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British Motor Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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lovely 4 hours spent

well worth a visit very clean very friendly talkative staff thought the wife would be bored she... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Driffield, United Kingdom
Great visit

Excellent visit to this showcase of British motoring. Whether you’re an enthusiast or not you’ll... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Camberley, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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Home to the world's largest collection of historic British cars the British Motor Museum has over 300 vehicles on display spanning the classic, vintage and veteran eras. With a selection of interactive exhibitions and family activities, the museum...more
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British Motor Museum 11 Banbury Road, Gaydon CV35 0BJ, England
01926 641188
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 May 2016

It is a nice museum with some very nostalgic cars to look at but it is deeply seated in one particular brand evolution which became British Leyland. The history of that is very interesting and I particularly liked the cinema which shows old shorts from...More

3  Thank Sybil_Fawlty
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Being in the area a lot recently and in the industry, I've been meaning to visit. With a bit of time to spare but insufficient for a proper visit, decided to pop in to the cafe for lunch as most museums encourage, you know, support...More

5  Thank John J
BritishMotorMuseum, Front Office Manager at British Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for leaving your feedback on Trip Advisor and for considering using our café rather than a food chain. Unfortunately as it is not currently possible for us to separate access to just the café, from the access to the Museum, it is the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

well worth a visit very clean very friendly talkative staff thought the wife would be bored she loved it especially as one of the staff allowed her to sit in a Wolsey her very first car what memories well worth a visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent visit to this showcase of British motoring. Whether you’re an enthusiast or not you’ll thoroughly enjoy looking at these superb vehicles from our past. Cafe/restaurant offered a good choice of fare and the place was spotless.

Thank TonyTruslove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last here 2 1/2 years ago ,on Valentines Day, when my better half got down on one knee and proposed! Right in the middle of the museum!! Museum just as great this time but what made the visit was our tour of the Collections Centre.,...More

Thank Nicky H
BMMuseum, Front Office Manager at British Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Nicky, Perhaps a bit late as it was 2 1/2 years ago, but congratulations on your engagement! We're thrilled that your partner chose to propose to you here and that you both had an enjoyable return visit. Do let us know when you plan...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my husband and wasn’t expecting to enjoy it as much as I did. The museum is laid out over two buildings and we only got time to see one so will be back soon with our Gift Aid annual passes to see the...More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This should be on the list for every car enthusiast. A collection of several hundred vintage cars including. Good value and entry ticket can be used again within twelve months.

Thank steve g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went yesterday with my son, he thoroughly enjoyed it and was so happy when a few times the staff showed him more interesting details of a few cars there. It's these little things that make the trip so worth while. A big thank you to...More

1  Thank therealaardvark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Epic day at the British motoring museum, well worth the visit if you love your cars, decent entrance fee price, a lot of nice cars in the collection at the museum, resturant situated at the museum sells good food and is very well maintained, will...More

Thank Imo H
BMMuseum, Front Office Manager at British Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're so pleased you had a great visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed this museum a lot. Take one of the guided tours as they are free. But expect major differences between the different guides - some good, some not. The car collection at the museum is diverse and interesting. Unfortunately the museum is in the middle...More

Thank USABelgie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother n law & myself spent a great day at the museum today & we both highly recommend it for a day out. We live in Birmingham so it was an easy journey down the M40 to get there. The quality & layout was...More

Thank gidman2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. So many bikes to drool over ... helpful staff ... great coffee👌🏻 easy to find and park. Restaurant upstairs. Really worth a trip if your in the areaMore

Thank amandabL3349PO
BMMuseum, Front Office Manager at British Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We only have a handful of bikes at the Museum as we tend to specialise in British cars. It is perhaps the National Motorcycle Museum you visited? If I am mistaken and it was us,...More

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Martin W
7 October 2018|
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Response from Jonathan K | Reviewed this property |
Apologies, can’t help with that one. There’s a very large car park, so they probably have the space. As suggested elsewhere, give them a bell.
17 August 2018|
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Response from BMMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, Adult admission prices are £14 and if you are a UK tax payer you are able to Gift Aid your entry, at no extra cost, and you will receive an annual pass. Terms and conditions apply. For full details please visit our... More
Daron H
14 November 2017|
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Response from Wildcat45000 | Reviewed this property |
I think kineton , then a short bus ride. Not very away