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London Motor Museum
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$78.06*
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London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Entry to Over 60 Attractions
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Hayes
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Owner description: London Motor Museum. The London Motor Museum located in Hayes, Greater London, is home to one of the largest collections of both classic and custom automobiles in Europe (the number may have risen since you have read this paragraph. The Museum has over 200 of the finest collectables including a 1937 Auburn Speedster, a 1967 'Eleanor' GT500 and a 1937 Lincoln Zephyr with over £155,000 worth of customisation. The London Motor Museum is truly remarkable.More than just classic cars the London Motor Museum boasts a wide range of unique vehicles and exhibitions, ranging from the 1930's to the present day. Exhibits include The Movie Car Section, The Bat-Cave (home to both the 1966 and 1989 Batmobile), Muscle Car Alley, The Supercar Paddock (home to some of the fastest cars in the world), and much more. As well as boasting a diverse collection the museum also has fantastic facilities including a café and a gift shop. You can also enjoy a film or documentary in our 24-seat cinema room. If all that has given you an appetite, you can enjoy a freshly made Burger and delicious milkshake in our unique Burger Bus which has a diner area in the top deck. The London Motor Museum is a great day out and we promise that you will have great time. Prices Standard Online Price Annual Membership Adult £30.00 £22.50 £75.00Child £20.00 £15.00 £40.00Student £20.00 £15.00 £50.00Senior £20.00 £15.00 £50.00Family £75.00 £56.25 £110.00
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Welwyn Garden City, England, United Kingdom
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“Worth a visit”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Just got back from an enjoyable couple of hours here. Wasn't sure what to expect after reading some of the damning reviews on here.

We went with a Groupon voucher so didn't pay too much to get in. Also visited on a Sunday so managed to park on the street free (parking restrictions apply Mon to Sat).

We wrapped up warm and wandered around for an hour or so looking at some of the great cars - I had no idea the old American cars were so huge! The place was well laid out and there was plenty to see. Had a lovely hot chocolate as my son was flagging slightly then we finished looking around. We were there just under 2 hours. We are not huge car fans by any means but it was still enjoyable.

The staff were polite and friendly and Elo was there who is very personable.

As others have said before - it is a car museum not a children's play park - go with realistic expectations and you will not be disappointed.

Visited February 2014
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“Do not part with much money at all to go here if you have kids!!”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

I did read the reviews before going, but we had a groupon voucher that a friend couldn't use, so literally didn't pay to go in, all we paid was the petrol. There is NO WAY I would have been remotely happy if we had paid, not even groupon prices. We found somewhere to park in a side road having read the reviews first so that was ok. There is pretty much zero for kids to do, as others have said. Literally one old pink wooden car, the rest of the time you are desperately trying to stop them touching the others (or even sitting in the child-sized cars - seriously?!?!) My kids are 7, 5 and 2. The 5 year old boy is really into batman so thankfully the 2 batmobiles saved the day but we were in the warehouse about 40 mins in total and even eating our sandwiches in the (tiny, very few seats) cafe only took us a bit over the hour mark in total. If I had the choice again, I would still go as we didn't pay for it and middle one was very happy. Otherwise, no way and I definitely wouldn't go back (even with a free voucher!!)

Visited February 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Waste of time”
Reviewed January 27, 2014

I was very disappointed in this "museum". A name that does not describe this place at all. An entrance fee of £30.00 an adults unheard of to see such rubbish. Will not recommend this to anyone.

Visited January 2014
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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“Not the run of the mill museam”
Reviewed January 27, 2014

If you want 'different', this is the place to visit. The Muscle cars and the Custom builds are fantastic as were the movie cars, this is obviously funded by the love of the car. I would highly recommend looking into the workshop where you can see real custom jobs in progress.
One thing they don't tell you is that the best place to park is in the station car park which is on the turning to the left just after you app the museum on the left, it looks like you are turning into the industrial estate but just drive all the way down the road. At the weekend it £1.90 and loads of spaces.
Oh, take a coat, its a bit chilly in the winter.

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“must for car enthusiasts”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

I am not a car enthusiast, but I found this to be a great private collection of cars, mainly American, spanning several decades. Starting from humble beginnings in 2001 with only seven cars to a very large collection today.The exhibition has a variety of themes such as film cars, exclusive cars and European cars. Most cars are labelled and information displayed. There is a small area where children can learn about road safety. There is a observation area of the workshop.The reception is small but staff are friendly. There is a small gift shop and cafeteria with an area to view the history of cars on film. 1- 1.5hrs is ample time to enjoy this museum with all exhibits on ground floor. The museum is located in a residential area so parking is very limited. Hayes and Harlington train station is about 3 minutes walk and Hayes Town car park is about 5 minutes walk away. All in all, a good place to visit.

Visited January 2014
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