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Hub Heritage & Transport Museum

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Station Yard | Goods Shed, Alston CA9 3HN, England
+44 1434 381609
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Visit after walk.

Hidden gem and only two pounds to enter, the chap selling tickets was a local and gave a very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
teepeeDerbyshire
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Derbyshire
Very knowledgeable curator

We drifted into The Hub just to spend some time on a very wet day. Two hours later we had to leave... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dacalderbank
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Arnside, United Kingdom
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Station Yard | Goods Shed, Alston CA9 3HN, England
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+44 1434 381609
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hidden gem and only two pounds to enter, the chap selling tickets was a local and gave a very personal touch to some of the display, not to be missed.

Thank teepeeDerbyshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drifted into The Hub just to spend some time on a very wet day. Two hours later we had to leave as we had booked lunch; another two hours might just have been sufficient to see everything. Old photographs are plentiful and fascinating. Old...More

Thank dacalderbank
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Sitting just round the corner from Alston Railway Station in Cumbria, the Hub is packed with hundreds of gems that take you back to times gone by, all superbly displayed, even hanging from the rafters. Run by volunteers, it's best to check when they're open,...More

1  Thank christine y
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a small collection of old vehicles and artefacts from the Alston area. Only £2 to get in so worth a browse if you're interested in that sort of nostalgia

Thank Cheeseyqueen
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This "Shed" is filled with all sorts cars, motor cycles, pedal cycles Hoover's phones kettles! The photographs around the walls give the visitor a sense of the history around this area and the 2 guides were more than happy to give background and their own...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This place will take you back decades. It displays everything from vintage cars to laundry mangles and beyond. You will find yourself saying things like "wow, my gran had one of those" or "do you remember using these?" Wonderfully nostalgic. Well worth a visit.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stumbled on this when visiting the South Tynedale Railway next door and there was something for everyone. Lots of things from the recent past.

Thank Doris54_10
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A real treat to visit ,very enthusiastic staff and very welcoming .A wide range of vintage exhibits which even got our teenage son motivated to get his phone to take some pictures . My husband regressed to his childhood when he saw a Raleigh Chopper...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I loved the old signs in there, especially the one of "The torch of learning" symbol for a school [that would baffle kids today] . There are a lot of transport items including some lovely cars and motorbikes. Recommended

Thank KirkbyTony
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Superb little museum which I recommend to anyone of any age. We spent ages in there just reminiscing.

1  Thank F S
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Response from Steven D | Reviewed this property |
yes there was a charge, I think it was a £1
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