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The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft

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Fantastically interesting (if you're into Trolletbusses)

Really enthusiastic and welcoming staff. I boked a driving experience which was a wonderful day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
J_and_D_Essex
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Essex, United Kingdom
TROLLEYBUS HEAVEN

The only dedicated, wonderful working, interactive, ride free, period museum of the great UK... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
brabazon29
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winchester uk
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Located between Doncaster and Scunthorpe, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft houses the world's largest collection of historic trolleybuses, together with a number of other vehicles including period motor buses. The Museum offers a fascinating day...more
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Belton Road, Sandtoft DN8 5SX, England
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+44 1724 711391
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enthusiastic and welcoming staff. I boked a driving experience which was a wonderful day. Great for just a day out as well.More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It's great to know that you enjoyed your day with us on the Trolleybus Driving Experience. These days are very popular and always sell out quickly. The TDE days are designed for people who want to drive a trolleybus and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only dedicated, wonderful working, interactive, ride free, period museum of the great UK Trolley Bus. Historically accurate. Excellent dedicated staff & facilities. Check their website for the actual opening and running days. Experience a flavour of the past with rides on these beautifully restored...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for your appreciation of our museum and its staff and facilities - and our trolleybuses!

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Visited over the Easter weekend when the weather was lousy but it didn’t deter the staff from trying to make the visit as enjoyable as possible. Great talking points and nostalgic

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for visiting us at Easter despite the dreadful weather! Thank you also for leaving a review. It's good to know that you enjoyed yourself and we hope you'll be back when the weather is better but the welcome will be just as warm!

Reviewed 22 November 2017

If you are looking for something a little different on a weekend for a few hours, somewhere to chill you out, calm your mind, this is the place to visit, it's not too big, it's easy to get too, it's a tiny piece of Lincolnshire...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you very much for your review and your kind words. As you have mentioned, we're closed now but we're all looking forward to welcoming the public again from Easter Saturday, 31 March. We have lots of work going on over the winter to maintain...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out at the museum, with the children enjoying riding on the trolley buses and the grandparents enjoying reminiscing of the good old days!! There were a number of buses running, and more that were available to get on and have...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It's good to know that you had a great time with us! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 28 September 2017

I have been wanting to visit The museum for some time But it only opens on certain weekends as it is all volunteer run and all open days have clashed with other venues. Last weekend I was supposed to be showning Enigines elsewhere but due...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words. It's great to know that you enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very enjoyable visit on an August Bank Holiday Sunday. A large collection of trolleybuses of many vintages, originations and condition on display - most inside a large storage shed. There was an opportunity to ride on at least five different vehicles around a short circuit...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review. It's great to know that you enjoyed yourself so much - and as you didn't have time to see everything I hope that we will be welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2017

I can understand the honest criticism of contributor 'ferrocene': if you go to a museum always looking for an all-singing all-dancing experience this one may disappoint. I will be rather more forgiving, and I DID enjoy Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum. All the staff are volunteers, very...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your visit. It's great to know that you enjoyed your time with us! We would love to open more often but we need to have quite a lot of volunteers available to get the trolleybuses ready to run...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Visited the museum yesterday with the grandchildren who absolutely loved their first rides on buses. The rides were unrestricted and even included a 30 minute trip out in the local area on a London Transport Routemaster which we decided not to take. The museum is...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. It's great to know that you enjoyed yourselves; we're finding that our trolleybuses are becoming very popular with young children, which is a very welcome development. When the depots were built we mainly needed somewhere to store as...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Saturday afternoon on a bank holiday weekend, not a busy as I would have expected. A fair amount of things to see and do including a circuit around the site in various trolley buses. The film show is well worth sitting in on and the...More

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HrabalUK, Volunteer at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Museum. We were actually pleased with the number of visitors we had on Saturday (and the other two days) - although, of course, we would always love to have even more visitors! The...More

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