We are always happy to respond to any media enquiries relating to the Museum, the Trust, our Shows and Events, our Collections and Conference facilities. Spokespeople are available for interviews, television and radio broadcast on a range of subjects.


All members of the public are very welcome to photograph the British Motor Museums collections as long as the photographs are for personal and non-commercial use.

The use of drones for filming or photography is not permitted anywhere on site. 

All photography intended for commercial use must be coordinated through our Press Office.

The Press Office has a wide selection of photographs of the Museums available for journalists to use in related articles.

High resolution images are supplied via email. Some images can be supplied free of charge, others may incur a fee depending upon the intended use. Please note that all photos are available for press use under copyright and under the condition that the British Motor Museum or British Motor Industry Heritage Trust is credited. These photos should only be used editorially to promote the British Motor Museum and should not be stored or distributed to third parties.


The Archive & Picture Library is a unique and comprehensive record of the British motor industry, consisting of over one million original negatives and transparencies, and 7000 film titles dating from the early 1900′s.

A small sample of the archive photographic collection is available to view at For more information on picture sales and copyright issues for publication please contact the Archive department on

Images are subject to copyright. Charges for reproduction apply and we reserves the right to refuse access.


The British Motor Museum houses the world’s largest collection of historic British cars and is set in 65 acres of Warwickshire countryside offering an attractive filming and photography location. It also has several architecturally interesting buildings, offering some unique interiors for unusual backgrounds. For more information please contact the Press Office.

The Museum welcomes filming/sound recording and photography by prior arrangement only. All proposed projects will be assessed in terms of their relevance to the Museum, their impact upon the museum’s core activities and public duties and the availability of Press Office staff to supervise the work. At least 10 days notice is required to facilitate any request.

No filming/photography can take place until the Press Office has received and agreed full details of the proposed project, including signed copies of our terms and conditions, a risk assessment and a copy of your third party liability insurance. We recommend that you undertake a recce visit to familiarise yourself with the museum and ensure that we can fulfil your requirements.

The use of drones for filming or photography is not permitted anywhere on site.

Due to the large number of requests received, the Museum reserves the right to decline permission for filming/photography, to charge a fee and/or restrict the length of the filming/ photography. Fees/timing will be agreed on an individual project basis.


Our knowledgeable staff are available to share their expertise in the form of interview or consultancy services. For more information contact the Press Office.


With its collection of 300 cars, the Trust has the widest selection of British motoring history anywhere in the world. If you are looking for a vehicle for your event, film or TV production, photo-shoot, exhibition, we may have the car for you.

The Trust can provide vehicles of every age from more than a century of motoring.

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. The Trust also provides a complete delivery service and staff to be on hand to look after the car during your event. The Trust is not able to supply cars on a self-drive hire basis.

To discuss your requirements and to request a quote please speak to Paul Gilder our Workshop Manager e:


The British Motor Museum is part of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust - a charitable organisation and does not issue press passes. If you are a member of the press with a requirement to cover our collection, event or conference facilities please contact the Press Office.


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The Press and Marketing team are contactable Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

t: 01926 895256 or 01926 895254

Our Press Consultant Tanya Aspinwall is also available

t: 01926 624991 
m: 07810 118074