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North West Museum of Road Transport

51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
+44 1744 451681
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Kids loved it

A great little place to take kids. Staff are kind and helpful and are happy to share their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChristinaAlandJess57
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Very pleasantly surprised

Having no particular special interest in transport we were uncertain what we'd make of this museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah J
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average8%
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“bus depot” (7 reviews)
“model railway” (5 reviews)
“on display” (6 reviews)
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51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
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+44 1744 451681
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"trip down memory lane"
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"double decker buses"
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"catering van"
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"further afield"
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"nostalgic visit"
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"large collection"
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"couple of hours"
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"opening times"
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"rainy day"
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"well worth a visit"
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"small shop"
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"excellent exhibits"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little place to take kids. Staff are kind and helpful and are happy to share their knowledge. It's a very interesting place to spend an hour.

Thank ChristinaAlandJess57
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having no particular special interest in transport we were uncertain what we'd make of this museum. We found it very enjoyable and even better our toddler had a fantastic time too. She enjoyed climbing up to look on the different buses, playing with the toys...More

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good place to visit if you like transport particularly buses. It’s only open on a weekend, it’s situated in an old bus depot and there is a few cars but mostly buses, you are able to go on a lot of...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Housed in a large glass roofed building; the oldest part of which, built in 1882, was the depot for St Helens' horse drawn trams (you can still see evidence of the original horse stalls). Extended over the years to accommodate steam trams; then trolley buses...More

Thank 2mercury
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit if you are interested in the past, old vehicles and the way life used to be. I don't go there as often as I would like to , but it never disappoints .especially If on a classic motorcycles or car...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Why this place was ever built is beyond me, if you like staring in Windows that's all you,ll do at this place because it's never open I live quite near this place & only ever seen it open once to put something else in you,ll...More

3  Thank Gina G
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

We took our grandchildren , age three and seven to the St Helens Transport Museum. They absolutely loved it. There were different types of double decker buses, single decker buses, cars , motorbikes and bicycles. Something for everyone. You can go aboard lots of the...More

Thank SueGr1
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

... and if you do, there are some very rare vehicles to inspect, including of course many associated with the northwest - either the local operators or local manufacturers. Additionally, lots of smaller exhibits particularly models, brochures time tables and ticketing systems. information on exhibits...More

Thank iainho
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

I was surprised this place demanded money to get in. My friends and I didn't expect it to be so much. Also we didn't expect it to be mostly about buses with only scant attention paid to providing different types of transport. After 10 minutes...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Unless you are obsessed with buses, dont bother coming to this place. Its a cold place, the building and people who run it. It used to be a Tram depot, but theres not a single tram here, which I think is a joke. A much...More

1  Thank gravestein
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DMcMc001
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, i was a visitor myself so i think contacting the museum directly would be your best option.
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