The Museum and Collections Centre at the British Motor Museum house the collections of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust which cares for the largest collection of historic British cars in the world, along with an archive containing more than one million objects, from photographs and film, to publicity material and technical records.

Together this historic material tells the story of the British motor car, and the industry that has produced them, for more than a century as well as giving a unique snapshot of British social life in those years.

Car Collection

The world’s largest collection of historic British cars - from the Mini to the Rolls Royce, and from the early 1900s right up to the present day.

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About the Archive

The Archive, at the British Motor Museum, preserves and provides access to documents, images and film that record the work and achievements of the people who were employed in the British motor industry.

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Vehicle Hire

Many of the cars from the Trust’s collection are available to hire, either as static exhibits or demonstrated in the hands of one our experienced drivers.

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The Museum

The British Motor Museum tells the fascinating story of Britain’s motor industry – the designers, the factories, the workers, the cars, the publicity and the drivers.

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Experience a captivating journey through a series of displays, each depicting a different aspect of Britain’s varied and extensive motoring history.

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Collections Centre

A true ‘behind the scenes’ experience which allows the public to see how we store, and restore, our car collections.

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