Museum events

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Take a journey into the past!

The North West Museum of Road Transport houses a large collection of historic road transport vehicles featuring buses, cars, lorries and motorbikes. We are open on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Step back in time and enjoy a free ride on one of our heritage buses on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month and on event days. Look out for our regular special events during the year - details on the Events page. We'll have a selection of Jaguar cars old and new at the museum on Sunday 3 September, so come and see how this famous marque has changed over the years.

Recent News

Family Fun Day – 17 September

Make a date for our Family Fun Day on Sunday 17 September at the Museum! Lots of activities for all. Have a go at driving some BIG model trains, including Thomas, on David’s LGB railway set. Arts and crafts, free rides on our heritage buses and lots more. Open 10am to 4pm, normal admission prices.

Jaguar Cars Past and Present – Sunday 3 September, 11am – 4pm

In association with the Cheshire Area of the Jaguar Drivers’ Club, we’re hosting a gathering of classic Jaguar cars old and new on display in the museum. Opening times are 11am to 4pm. Normal admission prices apply. Light refreshments will be on sale, see the Rainhill Model Railway Club’s layouts, and take a free ride […]

Free Heritage Bus Rides

Our free heritage bus rides on the first Sunday of each month are very popular, and this year we’re running them on the first Saturday of each month as well. Come and enjoy a ride on one of our historic buses and experience a trip back in time. All rides are free, and operate at […]

Museum Address

North West Museum of Road Transport,
The Old Bus Depot,
Hall Street,
WA10 1DU
Tel 01744 451681