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British Commercial Vehicle Museum

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, Educational, Enjoyable, Engaging. Excellent.

Do not be put off by the rather Basic, Plain, almost commercial Facade to this venue. Once you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
happytravellerAlloa
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Brilliant

I took my 3yr old twin boys on a Tuesday and they absolutely loved it. Only £8 in (free for under... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jordanparnell
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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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King Street | Leyland, Preston PR25 2LE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not be put off by the rather Basic, Plain, almost commercial Facade to this venue. Once you enter, you are "Transported into a magical world of old and varied exhibits and i am not talking about the Brilliant guides Geoff and Michael. You are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 3yr old twin boys on a Tuesday and they absolutely loved it. Only £8 in (free for under 4s so only had to pay for me), loads of different vehicles for them to look at and can play inside some of them....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had some great vehicles to get in and take photos on for instance the fire truck could be sat in, the bell rang and a fire helmet worn which was great for kids and adults. Lots of information about Leyland people and Leyland trucks. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank singinglucy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with my son and one of my grandsons. It was a short journey from Warrington, 70 miles for the round trip. It is very easy to find, junction 28 of the M6. It is very well signposted from the M6. We parked in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Saw this after looking at weather for somewhere to go. Very interesting . We thought it was a lot bigger than it was £8 to get in, reasonable. Ideal for young children also. All in very good condition. Clean and tidy, small car park but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

My husband and I visited with our vehicle mad three year old grandson. The vehicles on view were varied and brilliantly preserved. They ranged from scale models of lorries to a pope mobile! Our grandson was extremely talken with the fredricks ice cream van and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

Didn't know what to expect but decided to take our friend who loves technical and engineering things and anything to do with transport. It was very easy to find from Junction 28 of the M6. It is housed in a new building and has good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LadyFlavia
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Really enjoyed my trip to the newly refurbished museum. A great display of historic commercial vehicles.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 589Richard
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Great place, very interesting if you are in to transport. Nostalgic and informative. The volunteers were great taking time out to explain things.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peter J
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Having drove down from Scotland to visit the museum I was rather disappointed in how small it was...could literally walk around it in 15 minutes... Only around 30 vehicles approx, 1 or 2 interesting vehicles, but at £8 to get in I feel its a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Carol J
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Dear Carol, Here are the prices for the museum. Adults: £6.50 Children: £4.00 (4-15 years) Children under 4: Free Family Ticket: £17.00 (2 Adults and up to 3 Children) I hope this helps. Peter.
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