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Heritage Motor Centre

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Address: Banbury Road | Gaydon, Gaydon CV35 0BJ, England
Phone Number: 44-1926-641188
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Description: Home to the world's largest collection of historic British cars the...
Home to the world's largest collection of historic British cars the Heritage Motor Centre has over 180 vehicles on display spanning the classic, vintage and veteran eras. With a selection of interactive exhibitions and outdoor activities, including the 4x4 Experience, Go-Karts and children's adventure playground, the museum is ideal for both families and enthusiasts alike. Situated in Gaydon, Warwickshire just off junction 12 of the M40.
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My son and I spent 6 hours here, but still ran out of time to take everything in. It was interesting looking along the timeline, showing the development of both cars and roads and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

If I didn't have the concessions price I think it is pricy but many national tourist activities are just to be able to exist. So price is not the issue. The collection and information on the vehicles is extremely informative and enthusiasts should visit. I took my two daughters but they were more interested in the outdoor play area. Although... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My son and I spent 6 hours here, but still ran out of time to take everything in. It was interesting looking along the timeline, showing the development of both cars and roads and traffic laws. I will definitely pay a return visit next year after the 2 new exhibition spaces are opened to see even more of this collection.... More 

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire is well worth a visit if you like cars. The museum has examples of British cars throughout the ages and a number of racing/rally cars. The museum has a number of interactive activities for young and older alike to learn more about how cars work. The museum has a cafe and gift shop... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

There is so much here to see.We spent the best part of 6 hours here and visited as its not far from the inlaws home. We had a pleasant surprise at the variety of vehicles and history on offer. At the time of our visit there was a Jaguar special show on view. My hubby is a Jaguar enthusiast so... More 

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Hebburn, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Just visited the Motor Heritage Centre this week with my partner we had a great time and found the museum very well laid out and the information provided very good. Staff are always very helpful and very approachable. Unfortunately, as we were travelling with our dogs we had to take it in turns to have a look around the exhibits.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you are of a certain age, or have an interest in the early years or motor production in this Country, you couldn't have a more enjoyable and informative day out than at the HMC. The staff were helpful and friendly and facilities included a light airy cafeteria selling an excellent range of hot and cold food and drink. In... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is the first time I have been back to Gaydon in 8 years as I now live abroad. For the first time I took the opportunity of tagging onto a guided tour. This was most enlightening as it explained several things that had missed on the many previous visits. The exhibits are still mainly from the BLMC group of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Easily accessible off Junction 12, M40. A large open landscaped site with ample car parking and an impressive museum building. The main body of the display is on the ground floor. There is a cafe/restaurant, toilets, and conference facilities on the upper floor. (Serviced by lifts and escalators). The exhibits mainly span the period from the birth of UK motoring... More 

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had a great walk round this well organised centre, was really pleased to see it so well laid out with exhibits having a good A4 sheet of explanation. Some of the Land Rover vehicles were interesting, one a Pink Panther SAS set up, another used in the film Skyfall. A decent well stocked shop was worth a browse but didn't... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Even though I was the only visitor wanting the ( free ) 2.15 guided tour , it still went ahead. All the staff that I spoke to were very helpful and accommodating. There is a small area of interactive exhibits for the children but I think that very young children may get bored quite quickly. I am very glad that... More 

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