Themed events

200 Years of the Bus - Omnibus: Celebrating 1824-1940

 Saturday 20 April 2024

 Sunday 21 April 2024

 10am to 4.30pm

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200 Years of the Bus - Fares Please: Celebrating the 1940s and 1950s

 Saturday 1 June 2024

 Sunday 2 June 2024

 10am to 4.30pm

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200 Years of the Bus - Ticket to Ride: Celebrating the 1960s

 Saturday 27 July 2024

 Sunday 28 July 2024

 10am to 4.30pm

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Heritage Open Days

 Saturday 7 September 2024

 Sunday 8 September 2024

 10am to 4.30pm

Free admission & free heritage buses between the Museum, Science and Industry Museum & People’s History Museum
Heritage Open Days is England's biggest heritage festival involving 40,000 volunteers. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - all of which are FREE to explore.

 Admission charges:
Admission is free for this event

 Getting to the Museum:
We recommend that you use public transport

 Free Heritage Bus 7*
Free Heritage Bus 7 will link the Museum of Transport with the Science and Industry Museum and the People’s History Museum:
from the Museum of Transport at 1000, 1100 and every 60 minutes until 1600
from the Science and Industry Museum at 1025, 1125 and every 60 minutes until 1625
from the People’s History Museum at 1030, 1130 and every 60 minutes until 1630
*all times are approximate and are subject to traffic disruption.

Sunday 10 and Sunday 17 September only
Heritage Bus 5 - our free heritage bus link with Manchester city centre - will operate only on the Sundays of this event

Our usual selection of light meals and refreshments will be available all day

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200 Years of the Bus - Orange Times: Celebrating the 1970s and 1980s

 Saturday 28 September 2024

 Sunday 29 September 2024

 10am to 4.30pm

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200 Years of the Bus - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

 Saturday 9 November 2024

 10am to 7.00pm

 Saturday 10 November 2024

 10am to 4.30pm

The Museum of Transport will remain open on Saturday 9 November 2024 until 7pm, with free heritage buses running throughout

Keep in touch

Museum of Transport,
Boyle Street, Cheetham,
Manchester M8 8UW
 0161-205 2122

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