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National Transport Museum

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A hidden gem for engine heads

A squash and a squeeze to get around. Not wheelchair or push chair friendly. Some fab viechels... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Worth a quick visit if in the area

The titles sums it up. I think this could be an amazing visit if it had a bigger space to house all... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
West of Ireland
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is an oversized shed or two packed with old trucks and buses. There are some fairly unique vehicles. The presentation, however, is atrocious. The trucks are parked next to each other. The hoods are all closed, so you can't take a look at...More

Thank ns1991
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This museum will bring you back to the times of horse drawn bread vans and double decker trams. You’ll instantly feel cobbled stones under your feet and hear the bell of the approaching tram once you step inside this little museum that transfers you into...More

Thank Yuliya D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A squash and a squeeze to get around. Not wheelchair or push chair friendly. Some fab viechels. Took me right back to my 1980 life!! A museum that deserves more funding. A lovely tourist attraction.

Thank E K
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed a visit to the National Transport Museum with some military friends to see their old Irish Defence Forces vehicles including APCs, trucks and utility vehicles and was blown away by the collection of vehicles on display. Trams, buses and commercial vehicles in great...More

1  Thank Wayne_Fitz
Reviewed 20 July 2018

this northside location is worth the travel out to admire all the beautifully restored vehicles from bygone days gone by see busesand trams that ran tru the streets of dublin and lots of other lovely machines restored by people who love these old vehicles check...More

Thank 64shay
Reviewed 8 October 2017

There many of old buses, trucks, cars in the museum, even the old tram is over there. Not easy to reach all of them because there is lack of room.

Thank 503sergiym
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We visited when my son was young with his grandparents who actually remembered the old modes of transport, which was funny.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The titles sums it up. I think this could be an amazing visit if it had a bigger space to house all the buses, trams, fire engines etc. Literally a buggy width between the rows between. There are some great pieces but because they are...More

1  Thank Karanne
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Having very little interest in this kind of thing I wasn't overly excited at the prospect of a visit but my partner is so I somewhat reluctantly went along. However I must admit to having to eat my words as it was a surprising little...More

1  Thank MrsWoman94
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I visited the National Transport Museum on Saturday, 3 June. I found out about it through the tourist guide I was reading while on my way from Dublin to Howth. The Museum is located within the area of Howth Castle, about ten minutes from Howth...More

2  Thank AnTeastalai
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