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Address: Whisby Road | North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QT, England
Phone Number: 441522500566
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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. May to September (inclusive) - open Sunday to Friday October to April (inclusive) - open Sunday afternoons, Easter Monday and Mon - Fri in October 'Half Term' Week. Special events 'Open Day' event Easter Sunday and first Sunday in November (special charges may apply and 'park and ride' bus from nearby will run for Open Day events) and August Bank Holiday Monday (Car Running Day) - see our website for other special events. The museum - including toilets - is wheelchair accessible, and there are reserved 'disabled person' parking bays. Toilets have baby changing facilities. Admission 5 pounds adults, accompanied children free (may vary for special events.) Assistance dogs are welcome, but regret that other dogs are not allowed on the premises. Group / school visits / coach parties welcome by arrangement, either during regular opening hours or at other times (please phone or e-mail us.) See our website for more.

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Really good little museum

Visited here early June. it wasn't busy - which is a shame- which gave us plenty of time to look around. The volunteers here have done amazing work. The vehicles have not only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
bigfootfoodie
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Visited here early June. it wasn't busy - which is a shame- which gave us plenty of time to look around. The volunteers here have done amazing work. The vehicles have not only been restored to a really high standard but painstakingly researched. A nostalgia trip for those a bit older and a great lesson for younger people in how... More 

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Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Run by volunteers. A large collection of road vehicles, mainly buses from Lincolnshire. All very close together due to a lack of space. Visitors can also walk around the active workshop.next time I will visit on one of the open days because thats when the cars and buses run and visitors can ride with them.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The park and ride was great to ride again on a double-decker bus! There were quite afew vintage cars and bikes parked outside the museum, and the owners were giving free rides! There were bus rides to various parts of the city which seemed very popular. ALL the staff we spoke to were very nice. We then decided to visit... More 

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LincsRTM, Webmaster at Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting, and we are sorry you feel disappointed with our Easter Sunday event. Admission to the Museum through the year when our vehicles are not in action is normally £ 5. On our two 'Open Day' Sundays each year, as many as possible of our vehicles come out on to the road and offer rides, alongside a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

My husband loved our trip to this museum, we were lucky enough to be there on Easter Sunday when they had an open day. It was mainly buses but what really made this trip was they were doing free rides in some vintage cars. We had a ride in an 1932 SS Jaguar 1 of only 3 in existence. If... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have visited the museum before because my parents had both worked for Lincolnshire Road Company and we had given some old photos to the museum, but yesterday we went to one of their open days. We were met at the park and ride site by two double decker buses and given a free ride down to the museum and... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

my son and I had a fab time exploring the vehicles especially when we found a bus as old as my Grandad (1927)! Fab place to visit especially on free bus days

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The November bus day just gets better & better - 40 vehicles in service, with approx 100 buses in total at the event, taking into account the parked up visitors. To all the volunteers at LVVS, many thanks indeed for another fantastic day out - absolutely superb.

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Luxor, Egypt
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78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

A very good Transport museum, with some rear vehicles on display. A Ruston car made in Lincoln eg. There are open days throughout the year when the preserved bus fleet is put into operation giving rides to visitors. Stagecoach buses run a service from Lincoln city centre with stops close to the museum.

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Ipswich, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

WE visited this museum with a an open mind after reading some of the reviews, however have to agree with others. Mainly double decker buses [not cars as per photo] packed together so can only view the front and rear. A couple of the cars and bikes we museum quality, the rest interesting only.

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LincsRTM, Volunteer / Webmaster at Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, responded to this review

Very sorry to hear that your visit was not as expected, as a working museum all of our vehicles are regularly taken out of display and used for events so do not all have dedicated parking spaces, this can mean that occasionally they can be parked back in the museum in positions that are not perfect for visits - we... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Ignore the one or two negative reviews - I had an excellent day. Plenty of old vehicles, including cars, vans, buses etc. And the highlight for me was the opportunity to ride in a number of them. I look forward to visiting again.

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