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Museum Temporary Opening Times

The British Motor Museum remains closed. We hope to reopen soon.

Our normal opening hours are;

- Museum: 10am - 5pm
- Collections Centre: 11am - 5pm

Last admission to the Museum and Collections Centre is 4pm.

Access to the Collections Centre is included in your entry fee, you will just need to show your Museum admission ticket at the door to gain entry. 

School Holidays

February Half-Term - 13 - 21 February

Easter Family Fun - 27 March - 18 April

May Half-Term - 29 May - 6 June

Summer Family Fun - 22 July - 2 September

October Half-Term - 23 - 31 October

Christmas Festive Fun - 18 - 24 December 

To see a full list of family activities visit our What's On pages. 

Reading Room - Temporarily Closed

The Reading Room is currently closed. To book an appointment, please contact history@britishmotormuseum.co.uk

The Reading Room includes a Reference Library which is available by appointment only. To book, please contact history@britishmotormuseum.co.uk or enquire at the Museum pay desk. Library use is included in the standard Museum entrance fee.

If you wish to access original records through the reading room, this is by appointment only. Please click here to see our guide to archive research. 

Museum Tours - Temporarily Suspended

Museum tours are temporarily suspended

An optional tour of the Museum is included in your entry fee. The tours are available at 11am and 2pm. They do not have to be pre-booked but are subject to availability.

Collections Centre Tours - Temporarily Suspended

Collections Centre tours are temporarily suspended

Tours of our Collections Centre is included in your entry fee. The tours are available at 12pm and 3pm. They do not have to be pre-booked but are subject to availability.

Museum Admission Prices - Must book in advance

We are currently limiting visitor numbers. Tickets must be booked in advance

Prices may vary on Special Show days see Special Shows below. 

Ticket Type

Admission Price

Adults £14.50
Children (5-16) £9
Under 5's FREE
Concessions
60 yrs+, unemployed,
students & service personnel (including NHS)
£12.50
Family Ticket
2 adults, 3 children
Other family ticket options are available see below.
£40

Family Ticket Options

We are proud to offer a flexible family ticket that can suit a wide range of family groups. If your family group is made up of any of the following scenarios a family ticket will be your most cost effective option for entry to the Museum.

Family Ticket options: 
2 Adults, 3 Children
2 Adults, 2 Children
1 Adult, 3 Children
1 Adult, 4 Children
1 Adult, 1 Concession, 2 Children
1 Adult, 1 Concession, 3 Children
2 Concessions, 2 Children
2 Concessions, 3 Children
1 Concession, 4 Children

Gift Aid Annual Pass - Buy 1 day get 12 months FREE!

If, instead of paying our normal admission charge, you choose to make the British Motor Museum a gift of the same amount, we will give you FREE admission for a year with our Annual Pass - which excludes up to 5 Special Show days, see below.

Gift-Aid-it

If you’re a UK taxpayer and you agree to Gift Aid this donation, the government will give us an extra 25% on top of your donation. This extra money helps us continue our educational, conservation and charity work and does not cost you a penny.

Gift Aid is a great way to support UK charities; if you would like to find out more about the scheme click here. 

 

Special Show Days 2021

On most show days the normal Museum entry prices apply. There are, however, up to five special Show days per year (see below) where the admission price varies and includes entry both into the Show and the Museum. On these days Gift Aid Annual Passes and promotional vouchers are not valid. Advance discounted Show Day tickets are available online or via our Ticket Hotline 01926 649649.

Classic & Vintage Commercial Show

Saturday 14 August 2021 - Normal Museum entry

Sunday 15 August 2021 - Special Show Day

  Saturday Sunday Weekend
Adults £14.50 £18.00 £28.00
Children £9.00 £10.00 £17.00
Under 5s FREE FREE FREE
Concessions £12.50 £16.00 £24.00
Families £40.00 £46.00 £63.00

 

Retro Truck Show

Saturday 11 September 2021 - Normal Museum entry

Sunday 12 September 2021 - Special Show Day

  Saturday Sunday Weekend
Adults £14.50 £18.00 £28.00
Children £9.00 £10.00 £17.00
Under 5s FREE FREE FREE
Concessions £12.50 £16.00 £24.00
Families £40.00 £46.00 £63.00

 

Great British Model Railway Show

Saturday 30 October 2021 - Special Show Day

Sunday 31 October 2021 - Special Show Day

Prices are not different from standard Museum entry but Annual Passes and promotional vouchers are not valid to be used.

  Saturday Sunday
Adults £14.50 £14.50
Children £9.00 £9.00
Under 5s FREE FREE
Concessions £12.50 £12.50
Families £40.00 £40.00

 

 

Promotional Vouchers

 

We accept valid Promotional Discount Vouchers as payment for entrance except on up to 5 Special Show Days per year*. Vouchers/tokens cannot be used in the café or shop. Neither can they be used for group, education or family tickets or in conjunction with Annual Passes.

Tesco Days Out vouchers may be used against standard adult, child, concession and family tickets except on up to 5 special Show days per year*. They may not be used in conjunction with Annual Passes.

* EXCLUSIONS

Gift Aid Annual Passes, Tesco Days Out vouchers and other promotional discount vouchers CANNOT be used on Special Show Days.

- Sunday 15 August 2021
- Sunday 12 September 2021
- Saturday 30 October 2021
- Sunday 31 October 2021 

For more information on Gift Aid see our Gift Aid information page