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Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum

Park Road | The Bus Depot, Ryde PO33 2BE, England
+44 1983 567796
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A friendly place to visit

This is a small depot with a range of buses, most of which you can climb aboard. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joseph M
Well worth a visit

An excellent museum to visit for free a good collection of buses and related artifacts. Upon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joyce C
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Park Road | The Bus Depot, Ryde PO33 2BE, England
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+44 1983 567796
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small depot with a range of buses, most of which you can climb aboard. The staff were friendly and knowledgable and willing to answer questions

Thank Joseph M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent museum to visit for free a good collection of buses and related artifacts. Upon arrival greeted and welcomed by one of the volunteers. My grandson is 3 and loves buses he was absolutely thrilled to be able to sit in the drivers seat...More

Thank Joyce C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not have much in the way of expectations when I visited this museum. Perhaps a couple of old buses in a shed. I was therefore very surprised to find that the museum occupies the whole of an old bus depot and has many...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly its free, they do like donations to keep going, It the kind of transport museum you can take your kids to and let them wonder, As former PSV Driver/Conductor I found it very interesting and surprisingly so did the wife. Its all level access...More

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm more of a train fan but my partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the bus museum at Ryde. The ride in an old double decker brought back memories and so did wandering around the museum itself. Would recommend to anyone interested in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit to this wonderful bus and coach museum. Tucked away in the back streets of Ryde is this great museum that holds an eclectic range of all things to do with transport regarding buses and coaches. The volunteers are so enthusiastic...More

Thank Carole F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really wonderful museum with plenty of fabulous exhibits that you can actually get on and have a look round the inside of. The staff (all volunteers) are exceptionally knowledgeable and can tell you all about the various buses. The buses are in...More

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We and our dog were made very welcome. Enjoyed a cuppa on the cafe bus and there were even gluten free biscuits.

Thank Hilary M
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Having visited the Isle of Wight on many occasions we have not visited the Bus museum until now as we thought it would just be a few old buses with minimal interest. How wrong we were! Welcomed by an enthusiastic Volunteer who gave us a...More

Thank KK48
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This Museum is an excellent attraction with a large number of buses most of which are accessible. Mainly Isle of Wight but with some from further afield. Other displays really interesting, particularly those of other Island operators, mostly now long gone and also a considerable...More

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John P
9 March 2018|
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Response from 19511976healy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've been in Florence I don't think the Museuem is open until Easter
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