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Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum

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Address: Whisby Road | North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QT, England
Phone Number: 01522500566
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Description: The museum houses a collection of over 65 vintage cars, buses and...
The museum houses a collection of over 65 vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles spanning over 80 years of road transport history. There are also many interesting displays of transport history including a traditional garage workshop. Open Sunday afternoons through the year, Sunday mornings and Monday to Friday afternoons from May to October inclusive. Special events Easter Sunday and first Sunday in November.
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An afternoon back in time!

Lovely little museum on the outskirts of Lincoln, staffed by volunteers doing a fabulous job rescuing and restoring some very interesting vehicles. There are cars, motorcycles and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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100 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Lovely little museum on the outskirts of Lincoln, staffed by volunteers doing a fabulous job rescuing and restoring some very interesting vehicles. There are cars, motorcycles and other memorabilia, but it is the buses that are the stars! Lots of different types, from 30s charabancs to buses of the 90s. The building is crammed with vehicles, and space is at... More 

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Lincoln
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29 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Visited here a while back on an open day. I enjoyed looking at the old vehicles and it brought back many memories of childhood. Loved the journey on the old bus into Lincoln and back. Great for children and adults.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

If you visit this museum try to arrange it for either Easter Sunday or the first Sunday in November each year, as the vehicles are brought out for the public to ride in.

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Leeds
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114 reviews 114 reviews
50 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Not the largest vintage transport museum around, but that's reflected in the modest entrance fee (which doubles on special events day). Adequate ladies loos but extremely basic outdoor portaloos for the gents - who form by far the greatest number of visitors!

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Hull Uk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Excellent. If you like old cars and especially buses, then this museum is a must to visit. The restoration of the vehicles is first class and mainly done by volunteers. Many vehicles have been used in tv or films or are used at big events. A must for all who like old cars and buses which are still working and... More 

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Wooler, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Excellent collection of vintage vehicles and associated collections, plenty to see and presented to a high standard. A museum where the exhibits are actually restored and not just done up, a proper place of preservation where work can be seen in the workshops. Glad to visit again any time, especially to see the beautiful Jaguar!!!

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is more than a museum, it's a preservation society. You can even look in their workshop to see the ongoing projects. If you are a "hands on" classic car or bus enthusiast you will have a great 2 or 3 hours here. It is extremely good value. The man that met us at the door was super friendly and... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We visited here on a wet summer afternoon with two young children aged 2 1/2 years and 6 years. It didn't take us long to get round (around 25 minutes), and although the children weren't overly impressed we were glad we had been and in visiting the museum supported a local interest group. Not sure we will ever go back... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

If you are an old bus geek then you may enjoy yourself, otherwise it takes about 20 minutes to walk around. it can be incorporated with a visit to Whisby nature park if you have a car

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We dropped in here after visiting Doddington Hall, as the SatNav showed it was nearby. It is a large building crammed full of old vehicles. Plenty of nostalgia and memories. Apart from the vehicles, which included a considerable number of buses, there is automotive paraphernalia from all eras. Well worth a visit, and the entrance fees are more than reasonable.

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