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A small museum run by volunteers but very enjoyable. A bus ride is a definite bonus, parking on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A full and well-presented volunteer-run museum of road transport in Oxfordshire. A separate... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2019
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A museum portraying the history of public transport in Oxford and the surrounding areas with a separate building containing Morris cars built in Oxford during the lifetime of William Morris, later Lord Nuffield.
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| Hanborough Railway Station, Witney OX29 8LA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small museum run by volunteers but very enjoyable. A bus ride is a definite bonus, parking on site is free but also parking in station car park available for a charge.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind comments, please come again! Check bus running days on the website, always subject to weather and availability of volunteers. Stephen.

Reviewed April 1, 2019

A full and well-presented volunteer-run museum of road transport in Oxfordshire. A separate building on the site is devoted to the history of Morris Motors. The bus collection is very comprehensive and supplemented by metal signs, uniforms, badges, etc, all brought together with an informative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2019

Many thanks for your review and sorry the heating was not switched on: both buildings have heating systems installed expensive though it is to heat the main 10,000 sq ft exhibition hall! I will make sure whoever was on duty at the beginning of April...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019

This small museum is run exclusively by volunteers, but is curated to a very professional standards. We went on a Sunday out of season, but understand that it is sometimes much more interactive. Exhibits include bus car and bicycles through the years, including those awaiting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you for your review. It is often difficult to strike the right balance between too much and too little detail when writing the captions to specialist subjects like bus history! Please come again when he have vehicles running. For 2019 this is happening on...More

Reviewed February 26, 2019

The museum would thrill casual visitors and enthusiasts, from those that travelled in such vehicles in their younger days to those who never have. And an especial thank you to the engineers who rescued me from a flat battery by volunteering to providing a jump...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

Glad we could be of service! Thank you for your review and please come to see us again. Stephen.

Reviewed February 21, 2019

Took grandson there and it was really interesting. Lots to see and to do. Good value for money. They had a bus ride going and that was included in the price of admission and it was a lovely journey that lasted about twenty five minutes....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the visit with your grandson! We ought to make clear the bus rides are technically free anyway as we do not hold a bus operator's licence. Instead we are demonstrating one of the historic exhibits, for...More

Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful opportunity to see and learn about our local transport and motoring history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thanks for your review, we aim to treat the subject seriously. Hope you will come back when we are running buses on local roads! Stephen.

Reviewed November 29, 2018

Visited with two grandchildren and a wheelchair dependant. It was a sheer joy to relive the past through the children’s eager eyes. A warm welcome from the many volunteers. A gift shop and cafe making sandwiches to order. Wheelchair friendly too. Well done, we’ll be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Many thanks for your review, apologies for not replying sooner. Please come to see us again, perhaps on one of the 2019 dates when we have a bus or buses out on the road. Stephen J

Reviewed October 27, 2018

Visited with the grandchildren (2 and 6) in half term so this was a shorter visit than had we gone on our own and had more time to read more of the interesting information! Plenty of exhibits for a smallish museum- a few motorbikes,a bicycle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Very pleased to read your comprehensive review. The buses painted on the front shutters do seem to make a big difference. Before we had them painted on we were told we only had 'tin sheds' and no-one could tell what was inside. Hope you can...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Great if you like old cars and of course buses. Child friendly. Also has a very interesting collection of Morris vehicles and memorabilia.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Glad to read that you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Stephen. Trustee

Reviewed September 24, 2018

You must visit this museum which houses the history of Oxford buses plus the wonderful museum dedicated tolordnuffield andMorris cars On cerisinSundays youcanexperience a ride on a vintage bus

Date of experience: July 2018
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Stephen J, Trustee at Oxford Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for your complimentary review. Hope you can come again! Stephen Trustee

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Hello, Yes we do, a Routemaster is only one particular type of rear entrance bus with an open platform and a pole in the centre of it. We have static examples he can go on and on our two Santa Sundays and 1 Jan 2018 we will... More
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10.30 - 4.30 (last entry 3.30) Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year. Saturdays 2 May - 26 September. Bank Holidays, including New Year's Day. Closed 17 - 31 December inclusive. Free vintage bus rides 1st and 3rd... More
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