British Motor Museum

Overview

Fun for all the family whatever the weather! Explore the British Motor Museum, the largest collection of historic British cars in the world!

Take a walk down the ‘Time Road’ and discover how both motoring and family life has changed through the decades including period music and memorable events such as the introduction of double yellow lines. Travel through ‘Making British Cars’ and see how influential the motor industry has been over the years and where it is heading in the future. Get ‘Under The Skin’ and unravel the mystery of how cars work with interactive exhibits.

Experience how suspension has improved over time and compare the difference between rack and pin and power steering. Enjoy a free guided tour with one of the enthusiastic guides who will help bring the cars to life. There is also an onsite café serving hot and cold meals and snacks. Check the website for information on great school holiday activities and special weekend motoring events.

Watch the video to find out more about the British Motor Museum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZMOytpZJto&t=14s

Visitor Info

Opening Times

Open: 10am – 5pm daily. Closed: 24 December 2017 – 1 January 2018 inclusive. Museum Prices Adults – £14 Children (5-16 years) – £9 Under 5s – free Concessions – £12 Family (2 adults + 3 children) – £39 BUY 1 DAY GET 12 MONTHS FREE.

As the Museum is a registered charity you can qualify for a 12-month GiftAid admission ticket at no extra cost. Simply agree to donate your entry and we will claim back 25p in every £1 from the Inland Revenue. In return you will receive a 12-month admission ticket. This ticket is not valid on 5 event days per year. See website for more details. Directions M40 J12 and take B4100. Attraction signed. If using a Sat Nav for directions we recommend you enter British Motor Museum as a ‘point of interest’ rather than using the postcode of the Museum.

Group Visits

The British Motor Museum offers a range of discounted exclusive packages for groups of 12 or more and gives groups a fantastic insight into the story of the British motor industry. Discounted entry for pre-booked groups of 12 or more is £9 per person, plus group organiser and driver benefits. For more information or to book call 01926 643356 or email groups@britishmotormuseum.co.uk

Events

British Motor Museum has an extensive programme of events, school holiday activities, lectures and more running throughout year. For more information Visit https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events. The Museum also has a gift shop, licensed cafe which is open from 10am – 4.30pm.

Accessibility

Parking

There is ample of parking available on site for all visitors. Please follow the blue and white signs for Disabled Museum Parking which will take you to the designated parking area. Car Parking on Special Show Days On show days disabled parking is moved to ensure it is nearest to the show entrance, which is usually at the top of site. Should you require any assistance on event days please inform a car parker when you arrive on site and they can arrange for a shuttle down to the Museum.

Drop Off Point

There is a drop off point just outside the Museum entrance located on the left hand side of the road. Dogs Dogs are NOT allowed into the Museum or Collections Centre, with the exception of Guide or Assistance Dogs which are allowed. Dogs are however permitted outside within the Museum grounds, but they must be kept on a lead at all times and all mess picked up and disposed of. They should not be left in hot or unventilated cars.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available for hire (free of charge) from the Museum Pay Desk. Visitors can either request a chair upon arrival or pre-book a chair by calling 01926 641188 or emailing enquiries@britishmotormuseum.co.uk. We cannot guarantee availability of wheelchairs on arrival as we have a limited number. Access Around the Building The Museum has lift access to all floors and level floors within the Museum, cafe and Collections Centre.

Induction Loops

Portable induction loops are available from the Museum Pay Desk or Conference Reception. Our exhibitions using audio also feature built in induction loops. Baby Changing There are baby changing facilities on the ground floor of the Museum. Push Along Cars Swap your pushchairs with our push along cars located in our garages next to the Museum pay desk.

Conferences & meetings

An award-winning venue near Warwick The British Motor Museum near Warwick provides a unique & versatile venue for conferences, exhibitions and events. The purpose-built conference centre offers free WiFi as standard and is centrally located off junction 12 of the M40. Offering over 20 stylish conference rooms including the Conference and Exhibition suite (600 theatre style) with its own private entrance and registration desk, two conference rooms leading on onto an exhibition gallery, a traditional boardroom and the stunning rooftop Kestrel Suite (250) and private bar.

Set in 65 acres, the centre boasts green space for team building activities, free parking, plus two external hard standing areas (9000sqm) ideal for marquees and outdoor events. Complemented by the opportunity for corporate branding, quality local accommodation and its own onsite motor museum – the British Motor Museum is a fantastic location for high profile conferences and events. Dedicated conference centre, largest room for 600 delegates, 2000 sqm exhibition space, easy access, helipad, team building, British Motor Museum, free parking. Please note: conference facilities are currently only available on weekends and evenings.

Weddings

Facilities

Onsite facilities include Café, shop, free guided tours, hearing loop and wheelchairs available, outdoor play area, free car parking, disabled parking.

Food & Drink

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