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North West Museum of Road Transport

51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
+44 1744 451681
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St HelensTransport Museum. A real Gem. Excellent exhibits for all the family.

We took our grandchildren , age three and seven to the St Helens Transport Museum. They absolutely... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
SueGr1
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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you have to like buses ...

... and if you do, there are some very rare vehicles to inspect, including of course many... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
iainho
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We took our grandchildren , age three and seven to the St Helens Transport Museum. They absolutely loved it. There were different types of double decker buses, single decker buses, cars , motorbikes and bicycles. Something for everyone. You can go aboard lots of the...More

Thank SueGr1
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

... and if you do, there are some very rare vehicles to inspect, including of course many associated with the northwest - either the local operators or local manufacturers. Additionally, lots of smaller exhibits particularly models, brochures time tables and ticketing systems. information on exhibits...More

Thank iainho
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was surprised this place demanded money to get in. My friends and I didn't expect it to be so much. Also we didn't expect it to be mostly about buses with only scant attention paid to providing different types of transport. After 10 minutes...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Unless you are obsessed with buses, dont bother coming to this place. Its a cold place, the building and people who run it. It used to be a Tram depot, but theres not a single tram here, which I think is a joke. A much...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We wanted to go somewhere for a few hours in the afternoon and this was perfect. You have to be careful of the opening times, but easy to park on a Saturday. Big but not glamorous. We just loved the nostalgic visit back to the...More

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The title of my review says it all doesn't it, but when you think about it, people that are nuts about trains, buses, planes etc, are usually nerdy introvert geeky types aren't they. The fact that they are in a Museum doesn't appear to make...More

Thank 780dave
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was a spare of the moment trip, on our door step. Today was free as it was a heritage day. The museum itself is very cramped but saying that, there was absolutely loads to see! busses, cars, bikes, milk floats, horses carriages, the van...More

Thank Chelsea H
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place is more than just a museum......watch out for the event days!. I attended the Jaguar Cars day last weekend which was an excellent addition to the annual roster with some lovely examples on display. The main attractions are always being changed around to...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Made trip from Manchester with excited grandson only to find not open.Had checked website for openings ok should of rang but in this day and age you would think an attraction would keep its website updated

Thank Salfordpete
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Well worth a visit to St. Helens Corporation Transport bus depot in Hall Street. There are many examples of buses from local municipal bus companies from all over the North West of England. There are also some trucks and fire engines on display as well...More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
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DMcMc001
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, i was a visitor myself so i think contacting the museum directly would be your best option.
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