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Aston Manor Road Transport Museum

Shenstone Drive | (off Northgate), Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8TP, England
+44 1922 454761
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Couple of hours with the Grandson

We had a lovely couple of hours looking around this very much working museum, Full of all sorts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill H
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Hednesford, United Kingdom
What a great day out - a real nostalgia trip

Yesterday was a great day to visit.It was a special open day event. There were buses galore on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Choirman09
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Wales
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This specialty museum features buses, trucks and tramcars of yesteryear in attractive settings, with lots of related artefacts and displays of transport history. Small shop with models and books.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hidden gem” (9 reviews)
“on display” (5 reviews)
“ice cream van” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:00
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Shenstone Drive | (off Northgate), Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8TP, England
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+44 1922 454761
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely couple of hours looking around this very much working museum, Full of all sorts from Chopper bikes to Lorries, All in various states of restoration or road ready, lovely friendly staff and my Grandson really enjoyed himself. If your have a...More

Thank Bill H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday was a great day to visit.It was a special open day event. There were buses galore on the road. A really well organised event with timetables of buses collecting and taking people to the venue. It was a real nostalgia tripfor people of all...More

Thank Choirman09
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Came here as it's just up the road and brought my dad down memory lane We really enjoyed it but thought there would be more there to be honest The buses were quite interesting and even brought memories for me Oh and the little steam...More

2  Thank SuttonColdfieldBowdy
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place through a friend some months ago. Very wrongly thought it would be a few vehicles with lots of other bits and bobs. How wrong could I have been. First through the doors was a series 2 E type. Very fond of...More

Thank Matt G
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Martin F, Chairman of Trustees at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks very much for the review; we're pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you'll come again.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I decided to just google local museums and this museum came up which we had never heard of before but we were pleasantly surprised by how good it was. On arrival the staff were very helpful and informative and were always on hand to answer...More

Thank les51
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We visited this museum 2 weeks ago with our two grandsons who enjoyed the time there immensely being able to sit in the drivers seat and pretend to drive the bus and walk up and down the stairs of the old buses, many of which...More

Thank trendytraveller10
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Have just recently visited this museum with the grandchildren and my wife. It opened my grand children's eyes as to how we got around many years ago. The museum was originally located in the area of Aston, Birmingham, but had to relocate due to redevelopments...More

Thank urbanangel
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Visited this lovely museum yesterday & along with a great array of vehicles to see, there was an added bonus of Xmas gifts, food & raffles to participate in. Santa himself was there too. It’s great to see this little museum hiding away in the...More

Thank sportybirmingham
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Just been to the Open Day and sat on the top deck right at the front with my grandsons. Really pleasant trip down memory lane with family. Lots to see outside the Museum as well. Always enjoy coming here. Thanks again

Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I was going to call this review “hidden gem” but I see several people have used that already. The trouble is that “hidden gem” sums this place up so well as so few people know about it and it really is an excellent place to...More

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Martin F, Chairman at Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for your review; we all wish it wasn't so "hidden". We understand about the slight confusion in names; the Charity and the Company are both Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, because of our history, and lots of people still know us as that, both...More

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Kathy H
11 April 2018|
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Response from Martin F | Property representative |
We're open from 10.30 to 16.00 on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday each week. Times may vary slightly on event days, for instance, we normally open about half an hour earlier when we have a Running Day. See the website or our... More
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Peter W
1 February 2018|
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Response from Steve U | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about £4 per person, best to email to find out, they do have a website
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Dean20_11
8 April 2015|
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Response from Martin F | Property representative |
Hello, there. Thanks for the enquiry; the museum is all on one level, with no steps, so there is no general problem with wheelchair access. The only issue is that our vehicles are not wheelchair accessible, so, the privilege... More
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