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Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum

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Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum

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Park Road The Bus Depot, Ryde PO33 2BE England
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fork_handles wrote a review Nov 2020
Luton, United Kingdom1,465 contributions244 helpful votes
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The IOW Bus Museum is an ideal location for those wet holiday days. Located in a former bus garage, the museum gives an overview of the vehicles and companies that once hauled holidaymakers round the Island on both public bus services and tours. The place is space restricted, so not all vehicles in the collection are there at one time. Plenty of social history too about the characters that worked for the companies. Tea bar and excellent book shop are well worth a visit if you want to stock up on some transport collectables. Open April to October on certain days a week, definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Mike J wrote a review Oct 2020
Chepstow, United Kingdom665 contributions302 helpful votes
This is a lovely well presented museum about the past historic transportation on the Isle of Wight. It was an interesting experience and we loved seeing the old restored buses which belonged to a bygone era. – all for free. Beautiful lovingly cared for by the very pleasant volunteer staff who could not do enough to help you as well as being very informative. Thoroughly recommended for a couple of hours when you visit Ryde on the Isle of Wight, Bus fanatics could easily spend many hours here.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Anthony Chew wrote a review Sep 2020
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Being somewhat interested in buses, it seemed a good place to visit on our holiday last week. We received a friendly and informative welcome and were impressed not only with the buses on display but also with the warm welcome from the volunteer staff. It was well laid out for the current covid situation with hand gel plentifully supplied. We ate in the bus cafe (coffee and biscuits) - very enjoyable - and bought some interesting items, All in all a great experience - and free! The only downside was not being able to get on he buses but it's understandable given the circumstances.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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michael h wrote a review Sep 2020
11 contributions3 helpful votes
This Museum is run by enthusiasts and has many interesting exibits but due Covid you could not go on any of the exibits which a great shame, but at normal times this would be very interesting to visit
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Date of experience: September 2020
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garyandjoan wrote a review Sep 2020
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom32 contributions19 helpful votes
Very friendly volunteers are at the heart of this museum. Warmly welcomed and given a little booklet that details the Exhibits. Such a shame Covid has impacted on how you can view the bus and coaches, but still worth going. No entry charge, they just ask for a donation.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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