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Haynes International Motor Museum

Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
+44 1963 440804
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Great cars on display

Good afternoon. More of a look from afar though which is a little annoying but otherwise good if... read more

Reviewed today
296Jack
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A step back in time

A wonderful place to visit for car enthusiast and people who just want to recapture their childhood... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sue P
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Gravesend Kent England
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Offering an excellent day out for everyone, with more than 400 cars and bikes displayed in stunning style, dating from 1885 to the present day. For the children there is the autogame experience, motoring themed play area, soft play area. Throughout the year the museum also hosts exciting events including Rare Breeds Motor Show.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift aid” (59 reviews)
“on display” (69 reviews)
“petrol head” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
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+44 1963 440804
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Good afternoon. More of a look from afar though which is a little annoying but otherwise good if traveling through.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful place to visit for car enthusiast and people who just want to recapture their childhood or youth , viewing vehicles of that era. Fantastic array of cars, scooters and motorcycles of all shapes and sizes. Lovely cafe on site that you can pop...More

Thank Sue P
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sue, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. So many of our visitors find their visit is full of nostalgia and it is so lovely watching visitors see a car they once owned again. I am really pleased to read you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely brilliant day out, get "up close and personal" with so many classic cars and motorcycles (including a few I have owned in my youth..) Great restaurant as well with good food at reasonable prices. Children's play area, go carts and all...More

Thank George R
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi George, We are proud of the breadth of our Collection from the Dawn of Motoring to Supercars to Motorbikes to Scooters and so we're thrilled to read you enjoyed it as well! We hope to see you at the Museum again soon. Kind regards...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great stop off place, even if you do not have time to enjoy the museum. Excellent range of food in the cafe, shop good for gifts and some exhibits on display in public area.More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi kenwfryer, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Cafe 750 is the perfect place to stop for a quick bite or lunch if you're passing by and you're right you don't have to go into the Museum. So pleased you enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my family as the place is on my door step. Always wanted to know what it was like inside. For such a small looking building it hides so much inside for all too see. Great history of first car ever made to modern...More

Thank medwards2311
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi medwards2311, I am so pleased to read you enjoyed your recent visit to the Museum. We are immensely proud of our Collection so it is great to receive such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards Steph

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife for breakfast at the Haynes breakfsst club. Great free event with lots of cars but absolutly terrible breakfast experience. Had to weight almost an hour to be served then breakfast was inedable. Rock hard sasage and bacon, cold beans sloppy eggs etc....More

Thank slap2014
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi slap2014, I am sorry you felt disappointed by your breakfast when you visited recently during a Breakfast Club event. Our Breakfast Club events have grown quickly over the last year or so and we are lucky enough to enjoy 300+ cars during these events....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here 12 years ago and it was a few sheds of cars. It’s had significant facelift and looks much more exciting from outside. Cars are all makes and ages, quite interesting to walk around but I’m not sure I’d make a point of going...More

Thank hedgemonkey9874
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi hedgemonkey9874, I am so pleased to read you enjoyed the Museum's collection of motor vehicles during your recent visit, we are very proud to house the UK's largest museum collection of cars. I am sorry you felt disappointed by your lunch at Cafe 750....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stooped off here for a bite to eat. Lovely food and very attentive staff. We didn't have much time so will definitely beca place to come back to and view all the classics.

Thank Nestor C
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nestor C, We are so pleased to read you enjoyed your lunch at Cafe 750 and very much hope you have time to enjoy the Museum on your next visit. Kind regards Steph

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have previously visited and absolutely loved. Believe it is much bigger now and are desperate to visit again as we have breaks in Somerset several times a year.Problem is we as many others now bring our dog so cannot visit. We have no problem...More

Thank Jacqueline R
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jacqueline, Many thanks for your review and feedback. We love dogs here at the Museum and it is very much part of our future development plans to provide facilities for our four legged friends. Do check our website for ongoing updates and news. Best...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on a short break to Longleat and decided to stop off at the Haynes Museum on the way down from Essex. It was an exhausting three hour drive on the M25 and we arrived at lunch time. We decided to have lunch at...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi N13KHY, I am so pleased to read you enjoyed your recent lunch at Cafe 750 and visit to the Museum. Our Cafe 750 staff take pride in preparing and serving excellent food so they will be delighted to read your comments. We are immensely...More

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Rosemary A
27 May 2018|
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Response from Dorsetsbest | Reviewed this property |
Yes mostly all the displays are on one level. disabled toilets and parking available
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robertbraunton
16 July 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Dear Robert, The only car that you can have your photo whilst sat in is the F1 replica, but this is more aimed for children (there is a cost involved). We do have a dressing up and photo opportunity in the Morris Story... More
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Chris J
12 May 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry, yes the Museum is accessible to all and suitable for pushchairs. There are baby facilities within the Museum and in the foyer. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further... More
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