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British Motor Museum

British Motor Museum 11 Banbury Road, Gaydon CV35 0BJ, England
01926 641188
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The best Car Museum I've ever seen.

This is a truly unique collection featuring British Cars. There are prototypes, concept cars, first... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WereBear71
Quality and quantity of vehicles, simply stunning in pleasant surroundings

The museum over the last few years has had a huge transformation and a huge influx of vehicles on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emma W
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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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 is ideal for both families and enthusiasts alike. Situated in Gaydon, Warwickshire just off junction 12 of the M40.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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British Motor Museum 11 Banbury Road, Gaydon CV35 0BJ, England
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01926 641188
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a truly unique collection featuring British Cars. There are prototypes, concept cars, first cars off the production line, and last off the line. There are also many race winners and variants to familiar old faces, such as an estate version of the Rover...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum over the last few years has had a huge transformation and a huge influx of vehicles on display. Everything from timelines to film cars this museum will captivate young and older fans of automobile history. There is plenty to learn and lots for...More

Thank Emma W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great day. 6 year old granddaughter who's autistic loved it. She has been before but enjoyed it much more now she is older. She loves all car logos and loved the wall by the jaguar exhibition. The staff were wonderful and helped us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building from the outside is stunning. It is not cheap to get in, you can use tesco vouchers to get in, plus we got a discount for one of us being a carer, This place has a complete history of british cars of all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is we believe the best display of cars in the UK, ahead of Haynes and Beaulieu. This is primarily because you feel a affinity to the vehicles. From the humble Mini to the Queen Mother’s vehicles, especially when the car is marked “only one...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big Thankyou to the British Motor Museum at Gaydon for putting on the event and adding our Transit & story to their Facebook page.. It’s a great place to visit if you like your motors & Automotive history. It has lots of features, some...More

Thank Joanna B
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BMMuseum, Front Office Manager at British Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You're very welcome Frank. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The British Motor Museum is something an under stated title for this fantastic display of historic vehicles. From arriving at the hugely imposing buildings, one is immediately struck by the fact that this 'museum' is quite unlike any you may have visited previously... It would...More

Thank Michael A
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BMMuseum, Front Office Manager at British Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Mike! We're so pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and hope to see you, and your other half, again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove down from Rugby where we were staying, my wife thinking there maybe some shopping to be done in Gaydon. Asked the young chap at the gate if this was the case and he said NO, so Julie continued in with me. Asked at the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to a clean and sharp looking building on entry we were greeted by a friendly and well spoken gentlemen who gave us a sticker for access to the collection centre that held a further 200+ vehicles ranging through the history of cars, a...More

Thank Alistair L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my son here on the way to the NEC for a concert. The buildings were very modern, the displays were very good in some areas with lots of information but other display areas were disappointingly over crowded so you couldn’t really see the...More

Thank Mark S
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kevinhague
17 August 2018|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, £14 adults, £12 Concessions, You can book on line to save queuing at busy times, but I think it was well worth it. Mike Allen, 'the Jag man'
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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
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Jacqueline W
17 August 2017|
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Response from GraemeKeillor | Reviewed this property |
There is a play area but I doubt if either you nor your child would be relaxed to offer you sufficient time to view all of the exhibits before boredom set in.
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