Themed events

Heritage Open Days

 Saturday 9 September 2023

 Sunday 10 September 2023

 Saturday 16 September 2023

 Sunday 17 September 2023

 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

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

 What's On: Calendar

Twilight Buses & Trams

 Saturday 21 October 2023

 10am to 4.30pm

Buses into the evening
A special chance to see classic buses and trams by twilight! Heritage buses will run to Heaton Park Tramway for the opportunity of night time views of buses and trams.

 Admission charges:
Standard charges apply

 Getting to the Museum: 
We recommend that you use public transport as only a limited amount of on-street parking is available close to the Museum.

 Free heritage bus services*
Heritage Bus 6 - our free heritage bus link with Heaton Park Tramway - will operate

Coronation Running Day

 Monday 8 May 2023

 10am to 4.30pm

 Admission charges:
Standard charges apply

 Getting to the Museum: 
We recommend that you use public transport as only a limited amount of on-street parking is available close to the Museum.

 Free heritage bus services*
Heritage Bus 5 - our free heritage bus link with Manchester city centre - will operate

North Western 100

 Saturday 22 April 2023

 Sunday 23 April 2023

 10am to 4.30pm

A special event to celebrate the centenary of the North Western Road Car Company. Classic North Western buses on display and several to travel on.

 Admission charges:
Standard charges apply

 Getting to the Museum: 
We recommend that you use public transport, or our free Heritage Bus service (see below). Don’t forget you can use rail tickets showing Manchester CTLZ as the destination to reach Manchester Victoria via Metrolink.

 Free heritage bus services*
Heritage Bus 4 - our free heritage bus link with Manchester city centre - will operate

 Refreshments
An expanded selection of light meals and refreshments, including a greater range of hot food, will be available

Keep in touch

Museum of Transport,
Boyle Street, Cheetham,
Manchester M8 8UW
 0161-205 2122
 email(at)gmts.co.uk

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