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Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway

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Little Gem

What a lovely museum. We went to take part in their Santa special. It was a delight. We rode a tram... read more

Reviewed yesterday
catherine S
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A first visit

Having decided to take a detour home, via this Heritage Tramway, we were pleasantly surprised by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway is a working museum and working heritage tramway preserving Buses, Trams & other local transport related vehicles We are open every weekend from 1pm (Saturday & Sunday) and during school holidays we are...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Taylor Street, Birkenhead CH41 1BG, England
+44 151 647 2128
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All reviews trams and buses woodside ferry terminal old cars tram driver model railway layout well worth a visit small charge tram service return ticket these guys missed opportunity tram takes to avoid disappointment dedicated volunteers ken dodd classic cars free rides
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a lovely museum. We went to take part in their Santa special. It was a delight. We rode a tram from the ferry terminal to the museum and were greeted by Santa's helpers, they had a tram decorated as his grotto and Santa was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank catherine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having decided to take a detour home, via this Heritage Tramway, we were pleasantly surprised by how much there is to see! The tram ride, although short, was still full of interest, aided by the extremely knowledgeable volunteers. Worth a visit? Definitely!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Having booked an overnight stay in Liverpool some time ago and found out online the museum was open, we decided to pop over on the train and see if it lived up to everything we had read about the place. Indeed it did. Yes the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BlueFox17
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a transformation with the refurbishment!! Love this little museum. Took my father in law as he was 84 today. Highlight was the little tram ride. It was good hearing him talk about his memories of the Liverpool trams and that lead to his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

What a little gem this place is. A museum of transport with lots to see including trams, buses, cars and motorbikes and scooters. There is a tremendous model railway layout running. There are modern facilities and a refreshment area. It is run by very friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Plenty to see and do - check opening times before you decide to go. On operating days has trams running between museum at Taylor Road and Woodside ferry. Cafe at Woodside Ferry now closed but nice cafe / bistro at Unit 4 Pacific Way

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken J
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Once again a great event and well done to the volunteers who work tirelessly to keep the museum running with all the events during the year!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

A really good place for a weekend visit, especially with kids who may be into trams, trains and busses. It's great to see the volunteers working on restoring some of the trams and busses to bring them back to how they were, especially the trams....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Doug M
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is actually our second visit, we previously visited last year shortly before it closed down for refurbishments. It’s clear to see a lot of thought went into how they could make it better and overall the Museum is easier to navigate now especially for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mcdroitwich2
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

1st visit and we were bowled over. Lovely layout, interest for all big kids and juniors alike. Ride on a tram. Simply a fantastic place. Loos very clean this says a lot about the organisation. Excellent treating Love this place, we will be back

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 April 2018|
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Response from DJAJXKP | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janet - We do have trams running every Saturday from 1.00pm until 4.30pm until May - in May Trams wil run every Saturday & Sunday - but at the moment - Until June 2018, the museum building is closed to all visitors - this... More
22 August 2016|
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Response from DJAJXKP | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are permitted to travel on the trams and enter the museum - however all dogs must be kept on a full lead or carried if small enough at all times in the museum and whilst riding the trams.
3 August 2016|
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Response from BlueFox17 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know to be honest, we were staying in Liverpool city centre and got the train to Birkenhead Hamilton Square.