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August Open day Visit

This Museum is both extensive, Historical and interesting with many of the vehicle collection on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Lovely afternoon out

A really enjoyable afternoon. Excellent value for money with helpful volunteer staff. The lunch is... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Stephanie W
Rochester, United Kingdom
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M90 Commerce Park Lathalmond | Lathalmond, by Dunfermline, Dunfermline KY12 0SJ, Scotland
+44 1383 623380
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Museum is both extensive, Historical and interesting with many of the vehicle collection on display! I went on a closed shed tour so managed to see most of their collection plus many guest vehicles on their annual open days! The team are very knowledgeable...More

Thank rjwakefield
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A really enjoyable afternoon. Excellent value for money with helpful volunteer staff. The lunch is also good value. The only drawback is it is only open Sundays, but well worth a visit

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Came to VW show in the grounds of the museum. Loved all the wonderful buses here on display, excellent facilities, nice cafe and the lovely friendly service from the staff. Can’t wait to return again soon 👍

Thank jas0ndavies1
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

First visit, don’t think it’ll be our last. Family enjoyed the visit, volunteers were very engaging and enthusiastic. This is a big site, much bigger than I expected. Traveled around from hanger to hanger (shed to shed) in an old Scottish built Hong Kong double...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Had a friend visiting who love buses, especially Route Masters. As we live approx half an hour away we took him for the day. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, the gift shop is a joke and way too expensive for the tack it...More

Thank Steamy66
Reviewed 24 June 2018

visited today with my wife and parents as the old man had not been before very cheap entry fee £5 for adults and £3 for concessions they also have a couple of wheel chairs and one mobility scooter which are free to use for the...More

Thank petercarol2001
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great day out with our friends and our two 17 month old boys. They loved the bus tour and the train rides. The play bus was great. The staff were so welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable they even let the wee ones sit in the drivers...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I can definitely recommend the bus museum £5 entry fee is week worth the money you get a guided tour in a bus with the volunteers knowledge is vast and if they don’t know something they will find out for you. I honestly don’t know...More

1  Thank matthewtudhope811
Edward T, Public Relations Manager at Scottish Vintage Bus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your kind comments and look forward to welcoming you at future visits. The reason we do not open during the winter months is due to the fact our sheds do not have heating (way too expensive to install). We could not ask...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

This volunteer-run museum is only open for part of the year and only on a Sunday but it's worth making a special effort to visit if you are at all interested in public transport last century. The museum stretches over a large area and several...More

Thank ijones0269
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Five large shed with a huge selection of older buses and coaches many operationa, but some under repair or restoration. Generally only open summer Sunday afternoons, but well worth the visit

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Peter W
11 May 2018|
Response from Edward T | Property representative |
Normal admission £5 for adult. On special Museum events prices vary. On 20th May Open Day admission is £8 for adult.
13 May 2017|
Response from Edward T | Property representative |
Apologies for the late response. Our cafe only sells a limited supply of cold sandwiches, cakes, biscuits, sweets, etc plus hot drinks. We do not serve any warm or hot foods.
20 August 2016|
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Response from Edward T | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome provided they remain on a leash when in buildings and on tours.