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Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum

Whisby Road | North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QT, England
+44 1522 500566
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Interesting museum but the visit was somewhat marred by the committee meeting

reat little museum with plenty of good exhibits and having gone on a day when free bus rides were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Suzanne B
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lots of interesting stuff

we visited on a 'running day'. Well cared for exhibits, enthusiastic staff and a good value café... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
AndiPayne
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The museum houses a collection of over 65 vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles spanning over 80 years of road transport history, and displays of transport history. October to April (inclusive) - open Sunday afternoons, Mon - Fri in October 'Half Term' Week and Easter Monday. May to September (inclusive) - open Sunday to Friday. Special events 'Transport Festival' event Easter Sunday and first Sunday in November and August Bank Holiday Monday (Car Running Day) - see website for more. (special charges may apply and 'park and ride' bus from nearby will run for Transport Festival events) Museum including toilets wheelchair accessible, 'disabled person' parking bays. Baby changing facilities. Admission 5 pounds adults, accompanied children free (may vary for special events.) Assistance dogs welcome, but regret other dogs not allowed. Group / school visits / coach parties welcome by arrangement. See our website for more.
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Whisby Road | North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

reat little museum with plenty of good exhibits and having gone on a day when free bus rides were being given in to the city was a bonus. Given 4 instead of 5 stars because of a couple of things which marred an otherwise enjoyable...More

Thank Suzanne B
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

we visited on a 'running day'. Well cared for exhibits, enthusiastic staff and a good value café. entry at £7 with no concessions seemed a little steep but did include free rides on a variety of visiting buses. If transport is your thing its worth...More

Thank AndiPayne
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

I went there a few months ago and the memories came flooding back. Looking at the old vehicles there from my childhood.There is also old pieces to look at including even bus tickets and the machines that was used! Also some great old photo's. Very...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Having quite a few vintage bus and car enthusiasts in the family, this was a must see. We were not disappointed. Whilst the enthusiasts wandered among and admired the well kept cars and buses, those of us less interested in the mechanics were transported back...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Visited this museum for the first time for their August Car Running Day and did not know what to expect. I was very impressed. The buses and other large vehicles were not in action today, but although the space inside was limited, you could get...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

We spent a couple of hours here. If you are interested in vintage vehicles then this place is well worth a visit. There was a quiz for younger children to do and admission was £5 for adults and children were free.

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

While on a camping holiday at Lincolnshire Lanes thought we would have a look at a few old buses, I served my time as a diesel fitter.I was impressed with the welcome we got and the cleanliness of the place.They have a good cross section...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

We went on a free open day for attractions in Lincolnshire. I expect I would have paid anyway as it is a most interesting place. As others have said, you need to read the guide and tie that up with the exhibits. Unfortunately having read...More

1  Thank Welltravelled56
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

This little museum has some very interesting exhibits, especially busses and trucks, but unfortunately space is limited and the vehicles are not very accessible. The lighting could also be improved.

2  Thank Oliver M
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

I visited this Museum last Sunday for one of their big running day events and i can honestly say that it has to be one of the best Transport events that anyone could wish to attend, although there are a couple of other Museum's who...More

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jje357
July 27, 2016|
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Response from LincsRTM | Property representative |
Thanks for the enquiry, and apologies for the delay in getting back to you - only saw a notification this week. In answer to your question, regret that we can no longer allow dogs in to the Museum or on our vehicles at... More
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Jamboe
September 12, 2015|
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Response from LincsRTM | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry. Yes, there is a car park at the Museum (no charge for parking) On very busy days it may be necessary to park at a neighbouring site, and at our 'Open Day' special events we run a 'park and ride... More
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