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Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport

Chapel Ln. | Wythall, Birmingham B47 6JX, England
44-564-826471
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Afternoon on the bus with Granddaughter

Brilliant place to visit, there are busses, milk floats, fire engines and loads more. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
susanhiggins2017
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Pleasent afternoon for Bus Enthusist

Been wanting to visit this place for a long while and having done it now glad I have. The... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Dave S
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Devon, United Kingdom
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This regional transport museum houses a collection of more than 80 buses and coaches including the largest collection of preserved Midland Red vehicles, fire engines, London Transport RT buses, and a unique collection of battery-electric milk floats and bread vans.
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Chapel Ln. | Wythall, Birmingham B47 6JX, England
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Brilliant place to visit, there are busses, milk floats, fire engines and loads more. Friendly enthusiastic staff. There is a play shed for the kids with lots of toys, a ball pool. Great cafe, very good coffee and cakes. Miniature railway too which was fun....More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Been wanting to visit this place for a long while and having done it now glad I have. The Museum is good value for money and has a large number of buses across 3 halls with the main hall having memorabilia and lots of information...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is run completely by volunteers and is representative of the many thousands of hours of work that has been put into the restoration of these magnificent machines. There are three main halls and an interesting display of information and artefacts relating to road...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This museum is excellent and being a bus enthusiact it's a visit that brings back my childhood memories of the 1960s & 70 Midland Red was my home town bus company and many of the examples that run in my home town are here An...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

The vintage buses were a great and the miniature railway and the buses they keep stock I would definitely come back as I have done for a few year after a great day out with a group of us on the Tolkin weekend we found...More

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

We spent a wet Bank Holiday and enjoyed every minute of it. The displays are very well laid out and informative, the staff helpful and the work of the museum explained in detail. And to cap it all, the bus ride was very nostalgic and...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

In the depths of Wythall is an oasis of nostalgia and engineering prowess. Nestled adjacent to an old dilapidated church which acts as a beacon, lies a treasure trove of memories of days gone bye.A great place for children and adults alike with numerous buses...More

6  Thank whosyabuddy1956
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

I Loved every thing there and I Learnt so much I strongly Recommend that you come here to Learn too bring every body with you They will Love you for getting them out side.

3  Thank David46637
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

You can spend a fun couple of hours for a modest fee (£3 adult admission @ September 2013) at this museum. There is a huge collection of old buses and milk floats, which have been restored by a team of volunteers. There are information boards...More

4  Thank JZHendry
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Reviewed 10 May 2012

At first I thought the satnav had thrown a fit because for some reason I ended up in a small lane that appeared to go nowhere. As I turned round to leave in frustration, I saw an entrance and a sign I couldn't quite make...More

6  Thank onesometraveller
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