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Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Not the biggest...

But an excellent representation of the public transport on the island. No entrance fee... but they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Nice exhibits free entry

Visited here the thursday before beer and buses weekend. Great selection of vehicles the memories... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Park Road | The Bus Depot, Ryde PO33 2BE, England
+44 1983 567796
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All reviews drivers seat check opening times st johns southern vectis vintage buses great collection on display well worth a visit free cup of tea free attraction brings back memories restoration work related items double decker great place to take the kids tea bar free entrance
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

But an excellent representation of the public transport on the island. No entrance fee... but they do like donations. Lovely little cafe on sight with cheap drinks and limited eats. Nice way to spend an hour or so if you are a sad bus type...More

Thank paulnpaula
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a very disappointing start it turned out OK. We had travelled over to the isle of wight specifically for the two days of the bus fest. On day one (Saturday)which was a lovely sunny day we decided to start by going to the museum...More

Thank Wiva N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here the thursday before beer and buses weekend. Great selection of vehicles the memories come flooding back with some of these buses sights and smells ! A really friendly museum run by enthusiasts which has reminded me that i have a history with some...More

Thank Brentfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Display buses you can climb on and interesting history of Island buses and people. It has a bus/cafe you can treat yourself on

Thank Angus B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally based in Cowes this free museum is now based in Ryde, postcode PO33 2BE or phone 01983 567796. Plenty of free parking. Although a small museum it was fun to climb aboard the exhibits and, in my case, remember seeing several of them as...More

Thank PWH2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a fan of anything that moves on wheels, a visit to this museum was a must. Housed in the old Ryde Bus Depot, it's a wonderful collection of buses and coaches that regularly plied the island, plus their associated memorabilia. That includes road signs,...More

Thank Father-Brian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entry to the bus museum is free although I bought the booklet and donated as the volunteers do a wonderful job. It’s a lovely museum full of loads of old buses most of which you can go on. Really interesting to see some of the...More

Thank Chrissie H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A wonderful museum to visit. The buses are very well kept. Lovely to walk around see. Volunteers are very helpful and they willing to talk about the projects that they are working. A nice cuppa tea they serve as well. A very enjoyable place to...More

Thank Christian J
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This attraction is free, they only ask for a donation. There are lots of buses from different eras, most of which you can go in and sit in the drivers chair. As the museum is run by volunteers they are NOT open every day so...More

Thank Sparkymonster
Reviewed 28 August 2018

great to see the old buses and looking at the old school buses brings back loads of good memories, very enjoyable visit

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John P
9 March 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've been in Florence I don't think the Museuem is open until Easter