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Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Nostalgic Visit

Called in for a visit while in the area after driving by several times before. Although not the... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2019
GWRTSSY
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Kings Norton, United Kingdom
Very interesting, very enjoyable visit. Friendly staff. Nice cafe

We visited on 17th June when the Morris J-Type van rally happened to be there (two adults and a... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Martin W
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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This regional transport museum houses a collection of more than 80 buses and coaches including the largest collection of preserved Midland Red vehicles, fire engines, London Transport RT buses, and a unique collection of battery-electric milk floats...more
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Chapel Ln. | Wythall, Birmingham B47 6JX, England
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44-564-826471
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

Called in for a visit while in the area after driving by several times before. Although not the biggest site, it is packed with various buses and although not a confirmed bus enthusiast it brought back happy memories of travelling to school on a Birmingham...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank GWRTSSY
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We visited on 17th June when the Morris J-Type van rally happened to be there (two adults and a very exitable boxer dog). The dog can visit everywhere except inside the cafe (benches outside). We found the history of the bus service and designs of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This museum is way more than that. On Saturdays and Major Event they operate route 750 from Alexandra Theatre or Maypole. This is a great value day out (£12 adults, £6 children - admission and all day rides on vintage busses. This place has many...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Brilliant place to visit, there are busses, milk floats, fire engines and loads more. Friendly enthusiastic staff. There is a play shed for the kids with lots of toys, a ball pool. Great cafe, very good coffee and cakes. Miniature railway too which was fun....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Been wanting to visit this place for a long while and having done it now glad I have. The Museum is good value for money and has a large number of buses across 3 halls with the main hall having memorabilia and lots of information...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dave S
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

This museum is run completely by volunteers and is representative of the many thousands of hours of work that has been put into the restoration of these magnificent machines. There are three main halls and an interesting display of information and artefacts relating to road...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This museum is excellent and being a bus enthusiact it's a visit that brings back my childhood memories of the 1960s & 70 Midland Red was my home town bus company and many of the examples that run in my home town are here An...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

The vintage buses were a great and the miniature railway and the buses they keep stock I would definitely come back as I have done for a few year after a great day out with a group of us on the Tolkin weekend we found...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

We spent a wet Bank Holiday and enjoyed every minute of it. The displays are very well laid out and informative, the staff helpful and the work of the museum explained in detail. And to cap it all, the bus ride was very nostalgic and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

In the depths of Wythall is an oasis of nostalgia and engineering prowess. Nestled adjacent to an old dilapidated church which acts as a beacon, lies a treasure trove of memories of days gone bye.A great place for children and adults alike with numerous buses...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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