What's On Calendar 2020
(currently temporarily closed)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)


The Museum is currently temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic until September, at the earliest.


We’ll keep this under review and we’ll let you know when we can reopen.


Please check here regularly for updates on opening & events.


Please help to keep us going by visiting our online shop at www.motgmshop.co.uk to buy books and other transport related items.



Mar 28/29: The Spring Spectacular*CANCELLED,
CentreShuttle 4 CANCELLED


Apr 26: CentreShuttle 5 operating CANCELLED


May 16/17: MRX Model Railway Show*+ CANCELLED,
CentreShuttle 4 CANCELLED

May 31: CentreShuttle 5 operating CANCELLED


Jun 28: CentreShuttle 5 operating CANCELLED


Jul 5: 100 years of Salford's buses POSTPONED

Jul 26: CentreShuttle 5 operating CANCELLED



Aug 30: CentreShuttle 5 operating CANCELLED


Sep 12/13 & 19/20: Heritage Open Days

Sep 27: Standard Triumph Show


Oct 17/18: 1960s Weekend, CentreShuttle 4


Dec 5/6: The Christmas Cracker*, CentreShuttle 4


*Model railway & transport collectors' market events mean fewer vehicles on display, but you can enjoy travelling on our free heritage bus services as well!

Free heritage bus rides

Find out when we run free heritage bus services


MoTGM Roadshows

Find out where and when to find our Pop-up Museums and Running Days



Getting to the Museum

Please travel to the Museum by public transport wherever possible. On event days it will often be difficult to park and at some events you can travel to the Museum on our free heritage CentreShuttle - see below.


+Admission charges

Revised charges apply at model railway shows.

Heritage Open Days events are free.

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