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Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum

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Interesting and it's Free.

Really good ideas , Very nice people that run the run the attraction, Tea Coffee cakes all... read more

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Colin P
Ryde, United Kingdom
Just open again May 2018

The bus museum is another walk down memory lane. Malta is the only island I've been on other than... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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We are currently closed for the winter and re open on Sunday 7th April 2019. We will then be open Sundays, Wednesdays Thursdays and Bank Holidays from 10am until 4pm. we clse again for the winter on Sundau November 3rd 2019
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Park Road | The Bus Depot, Ryde PO33 2BE, England
+44 1983 567796
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All reviews drivers seat southern vectis check opening times free attraction st johns on display great collection well worth a visit brought back memories double decker transport history free cup of tea run by volunteers restoration work related items great place to take the kids free entrance
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good ideas , Very nice people that run the run the attraction, Tea Coffee cakes all available Access to the buses are good fun for the kids and adults. Run a Beer and Buses weekend always good. Plenty parking with some really old Buses...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin P
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

The bus museum is another walk down memory lane. Malta is the only island I've been on other than Isle of Wight that looks after the old buses. It's only 5 yrs since Malta stopped using them. Most are single decker. It's amazing how many...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

I visited the old museum in newport and although enjoyable a little ramshackle but this new site housed in an old Southern Vectis depot and is in walking distamce from the local train station. Unlike most museums of the type this is FREE! You are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Considering its location this is a reasonable collection of buses and coaches. But to get the most out of it you need to read the information. Otherwise you might miss the bus with 2 driver seats to allow it to be requisitioned and directed by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

This is a really good place to visit, whether you are a bus enthusiast or not. First the opening times are seasonal, and it closed st the end of October for the winter. It is free to enter the museum, all run by volunteers. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Georgina M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely bus museum.twice a year they have buses come to museum from all over England.You can ride on any of the old buses to many of the islands pubs. What a great way to spend a weekend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lenspeller
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family and it is great, nice friendly staff, a nice shop selling new stuff and second-hand bus equipment and uniform, my Autistic Son brought a ticket machine which he loves. We loved the buses and the displays. The exhibition at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 192Richard
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Dropped by today on there last day of the year, great little museum, not that big but some nice buses little kids and big kids are welcome to sit in some of the drivers seats also most of the buses are open to sit get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank russ b
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

But an excellent representation of the public transport on the island. No entrance fee... but they do like donations. Lovely little cafe on sight with cheap drinks and limited eats. Nice way to spend an hour or so if you are a sad bus type...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paulnpaula
Reviewed October 16, 2018

After a very disappointing start it turned out OK. We had travelled over to the isle of wight specifically for the two days of the bus fest. On day one (Saturday)which was a lovely sunny day we decided to start by going to the museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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John P
March 9, 2018|
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Sorry I've been in Florence I don't think the Museuem is open until Easter