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Address: Whisby Road | North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QT, England
Phone Number: 441522500566
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Sun 1:00 pm - 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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I was a little disappointed with the presentation of the exhibits. All crowded together and unavailable to get down between the exhibits. But space costs money. The work that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2016
JAB579
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I was a little disappointed with the presentation of the exhibits. All crowded together and unavailable to get down between the exhibits. But space costs money. The work that has been done on the vehicles is brilliant. The guide book is a must for the explanation of the vehicles.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The museum is staffed by real enthusiasts who have had a personal stake in the vehicles on display. The descriptions in front of each vehicle are informative and detailed but the people working there are also able to fill in on any missing details. We went there with two young kids and they were able to go inside the vehicles... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

This is a medium sized transport museum focusing on local exhibits to the Lincoln / Lincolnshire area from bikes to buses and lots of transport related items. The biggest part of the collection is buses. The majority of the restored exhibits are in fantastic condition - clearly a labour of love. All exhibits are clean and tidy and yes they... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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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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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 8 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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4 attraction reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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