Car Museums

April 14, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 27, 2015

The list below has a mixture of car museums and general transport museums. We can recommend the Haynes International Motor Museum and the National Motor Museum (Beaulieu) as great days out, having visited these in the past.

Also why not take a look at the Car Museums Gallery, and Video Clips Page

Museum Name


Aston Manor Road Transport Museum Birmingham
Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum Calne, Wiltshire
Automobilia – Cornwall ‘s Motor Museum St. Austell, Cornwall
Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Lewes, East Sussex
Betws-Y-Coed Motor Museum Gwynned
Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport Wythall, Near Birmingham
Bo’ness Motor Museum Falkirk, Scotland
Bournemouth Transport Museum Christchurch, Dorset
British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Gaydon, Warwickshire
British Road Transport Museum Coventry
Brooklands Museum Weybridge, Surrey
Bugatti Trust Study Centre Gotherington, Gloucestershire
C.M. Booth Collection of Historic Vehicles Rolvenden, Kent
Caister Castle Car Collection Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Canterbury Motor Museum Canterbury, Kent
Cars of the Stars – Keswick Keswick, Cumbria
Castle Point Transport Museum Canvey Island, Essex
Cheddar Motor and Transport Museum Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
Chiltern Museum of Motoring Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Cockermouth Motor Museum Cockermouth, Cumbria
Collectors World, Car & Aero Museum Downham Market
Cotswold Motor Museum Bourton-on-the-water, Gloucestershire
Coventry Transport Museum Hales St, Coventry
David Sutton Rally Car Museum Daventry, Northants
Donington Grand Prix Collection Donington Park, Derby
Dover Transport Museum Dover, Kent
East Anglian Transport Museum Lowestoft, Suffolk
Filching Manor Motor Museum Near Polegate, Sussex
Ford Motor Co. Heritage Centre Dagenham, Essex
Glasgow Museum of Transport Glasgow, Scotland
Glenluce Motor Museum Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Gloucester Transport Museum Bearland, Gloucester
Grampian Transport Museum Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Haynes International Motor Museum Sparkford
Heritage Motor Centre Gaydon, Warwickshire
Hull Transport Museum Kingston-upon-Hull, Humberside
Ipswich Transport Museum Ipswich, Suffolk
Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Jaguar Cars Ltd, Allesbury, Coventry
Jersey Motor Museum Jersey, Channel Islands
Lakeland Motor Museum Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum North Hykeham, Lincoln
Llangollen Motor Museum Llangollen, Wales
London Transport Museum Covent Garden, London
Manchester Museum of Transport Cheetham, Manchester
Manx Motor Museum Crosby, Isle of Man
Midland Motor Museum Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Moray Motor Museum Morayshire, Scotland
Motor House Christchurch, Dorset
Motor Museum East Sussex
Motoring Heritage Centre W. Dunbartonshire
Mouldsworth Motor Museum Mouldsworth, Cheshire
Myreton Motor Museum East Lothian, Scotland
National Bubble and Microcar Museum Cranwell, Lincs
National Motor Museum (Beaulieu) Beaulieu, Hampshire
National Museum of Irish Transport County Kerry, Ireland
Newburn Hall Motor Museum Newburn, Tyne & Wear
North Yorkshire Motor Museum Thornton Dale, North Yorks
Oswestry Transport Museum Shropshire
Pembrokeshire Motor Museum Keeston, South Wales
Ramsgate Motor Museum Ramsgate, Kent
Sandtoft Transport Centre Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Skopos Motor Museum Batley, West Yorks
St Helens Transport Museum St Helens, Lancashire
Tameside Transport Collection Greenfield, Oldham
Whitewebbs Museum of Transport Enfield, London
Yorkshire Motor Museum Batley, Yorkshire