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Not a huge museum but what is on offer is varied & very interesting. Ranging from old cars & vans... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lorganz
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Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom
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It is worth calling in if you are nearby and is near the East Lancashire Railway. Entry is Free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vivEngland
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a huge museum but what is on offer is varied & very interesting. Ranging from old cars & vans to charabancs & more modern coaches. Buses, a large train set & train engine models add to the pleasurable visit. Very friendly staff on hand...More

Thank lorganz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday afternoon. The car park was full so we had to use the road parking which is pay and display. Lots of cars in the free car park, but not many people inside or around the museum. The museum is free but...More

Thank Alderado
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth calling in if you are nearby and is near the East Lancashire Railway. Entry is Free with a Donation Box.You go up some stairs to start the tour and there are a lot of large information boards about the area and transport...More

Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry with lots to see and plenty of interactive things for the kids to spend about an hour. The kids enjoyed pretending to be a bus driver and building bridges and linking cogs.

Thank 505rebecca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant visit, staff very nice and welcoming. Is quite small with a few vehicles, but after visiting the Steam trains was a nice way to end our day.

Thank Isaak S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth an hour of anyone's time, eclectic collection of Bury's past transport. The volunteers are knowledgeable and helpful. There's even an old railway carriage for refreshments, although it only opens on events. If travelling on the ELR admission is part of your ticket price, otherwise...More

Thank Wontolla1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in when visiting the East Lancs for their 1940's event. Had never been before and it was a pleasant surprise. Lots to see. I particularly enjoyed the performance by the George Formby Appreciation Society. They were really good.

Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. It is comprehensive with plenty of good exhibits and interesting for younger children too. And entrance is free! A good collection of buses and coaches.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small but beautifully presented collection buses, trains, fire engine, lots of interesting displays. Friendly staff and volunteers and good tea. Well worth a visit.

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit especially if travelling on the east Lancashire railway. Free entry and few activities for the kids to keep them occupied.

Thank Alison C
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Jeanette T
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Response from Teresagranny | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee it is donations
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Julie E
2 March 2017|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
There's a general carpark next to it and also one next to East Lancs Railway - both are pay and display - regularly patrolled by traffic wardens!
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