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Isle of Wight Bus Museum- MOVED

The Bus Depot | Park Road, Newport PO30 2EF, England
+44 1983 533352
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Vintage Delight

This free museum run by volunteers is a fabulous place to take you back in time and see an amazing... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Adionahina
Fascinating collection of vintage buses

A really fascinating collection of old buses which used to run on the Isle of Wight. Also lots of... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
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The Bus Depot | Park Road, Newport PO30 2EF, England
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+44 1983 533352
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This free museum run by volunteers is a fabulous place to take you back in time and see an amazing variety of beautifully and painstakingly restored buses and other items related to the Isle of Wight transport and tourism history. It is lovely to see...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

A really fascinating collection of old buses which used to run on the Isle of Wight. Also lots of memorabilia connected with bus operations, both to view and for sale. all housed in an old Southern Vectis bus garage in Ryde. A wonderful way to...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

Interesting if you like old buses but it probably will take no more than an hour to see the whole thing, The bonus is that it's free to get in, however they do like you to buy a guide at £4.50, (Price Correct June 2016),...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

A must place to visit with the family. (1) It is free. (2) you can go on the buses and explore the buses. (3) The volunteers who run the place are happy to answer any questions you have. (4) there is a room where children...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2015

Visited with my children on a rainy Wednesday. Currently free, so this represents good value obviously. Whilst the sound of a bus museum may not sound massively exciting, my lot were able to climb on board the majority of buses and even sit in the...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have visited the Isle of Wight as a family quite a number of times over the years. I wanted to have another look at the Bus Museum since it has relocated at Ryde. Although not very well signed from certain roads, and at the...More

Thank Stephen D
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Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went here on an open/running day. Very well laid out with lots of interesting stuff besides the vehicles. Great running day with lots of running ex Southern Vectis vehicles

Thank TPC1301
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

We travelled from South Wales to the event which has moved from Newport to Ryde. The Newport venue was excellent for pictures but the Ryde venue was a nightmare with eight or so staff congregating around the entrance preventing customers from entering and taking pictures...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2014

**Much** smaller than you think it would be, whole place fits in one modest sized shed. Exhibits were limited to the buses themselves, with very modest info on boards. Didn't think the place sold itself very well really - disappointing for me as a bus...More

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

Next to hotel only open two days per week and no indication of times open so just kept going until we found it open

Thank Anna J
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