Learn how transport has changed through the ages

We offer free admission for school visits on Wednesdays (pre-booking is required)

School Visits

We offer free admission for school visits on Wednesdays (pre-booking is required). Groups of up to 30 including teachers and assistants can be accommodated.

Guided tour

A guided tour of up to 2 hours can be provided as part of your visit, this can be tailored to different age groups and worksheets are available below.

Packed lunches

You are welcome to bring your own food, but please arrange this beforehand so that we can accommodate you. Refreshments may be purchased from the Tea Room.

Risk assessment

If you have to complete a risk assessment for your group or class in line with your organisation's policy please note that the Museum cannot do the risk assessment for you. You are strongly advised to make a preliminary visit to the Museum to conduct your own risk assessment. It will also assist your planning of the learning experiences our collections and conducted tour can provide.

Getting to the Museum

The Museum is approximately a 10 minute walk from Queens Road Metrolink Station. Turn left out of Queens Road Metrolink Station and walk along Queens Road. Cross Queens Road at the second Pelican Crossing and then turn next right onto Boyle Street and we are at the far end on the right, beyond First Manchester's bus garage.

Metrolink special offer - book your travel in advance with Metrolink and take advantage of our cheap travel offer:
Only £1 for each child and £2 for each accompanying adult, for travel in both directions from anywhere on the network. Offer only applies to school group bookings of 10 or more pupils aged 5 to 16 travelling after 9.30am. Bookings must be made at least seven days in advance by calling Metrolink on 0161 205 2000.

On-street parking is also available close to the entrance of the Museum for coaches.

How to book

To make a booking, please telephone 0161 205 2122 during opening hours or send an email to: education(at)gmts.co.uk


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

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