British Motor Museum to reopen on 4 July
The British Motor Museum is delighted to announce it will reopen on Saturday 4 July. The Museum has received its ‘Good to Go’ industry standard mark from VisitEngland and is looking forward to welcoming visitors back through its doors. As part of a phased reopening plan the Museum will be open from Saturday 4 July to Monday 6 July, and then from Friday to Monday in subsequent weeks.
Visitor numbers will be limited so anyone planning to visit, including annual pass holders, will need to book in advance via the website and chose a timed arrival slot. Annual passes and gift tickets have automatically been extended by four months from their expiry date.
Jeff Coope, Managing Director at the British Motor Museum stated “We are delighted to be reopening the Museum. The team has been working incredibly hard over the past few weeks to ensure we are able to reopen safely and we look forward to welcoming our visitors back so they can enjoy our fabulous collections again.”
The Museum has put in place all the necessary measures and risk assessments including safety screens and contactless payment at all pay points, hand sanitiser stations, social distancing reminders and markers, one-way entrance/exit and enhanced cleaning regimes. A guidance video for visitors will be made available on the website from Friday 3 July.
For more information and to book tickets please visit the website athttps://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/news/welcome-back. To find out more about the British Motor Museum please visit the website at https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk or email email@example.com
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Notes to editors
- The British Motor Museum houses the collections of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust – over 300 cars spanning the classic, vintage and veteran eras and a fabulous archive of film, photographs, personal papers and business documents.
- The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust (the Trust) is an independent educational charity formed in 1983. The Registered Charity Number is 286575. Its mission is to collect, conserve, research and display for the benefit of the nation, motor vehicles, archives and ancillary material relating to the motor industry in Great Britain and to provide a world-class motor museum and major visitor attraction providing a broad based academic and educational facility coupled to an entertaining and attractive display.
- In December 2014 the Trust gained the coveted Designated status from Arts Council England which confirms that its collections are of national significance. The Designation Scheme is a mark of distinction, identifying and celebrating pre-eminent collections of national and international importance in non-national institutions.
- British Motor Museum is a a National Portfolio Organisation supported by Arts Council England providing funding for a 4-year programme of exhibitions, engagement and learning activity from 2018 to 2022. Arts Council England is the national development body for arts and culture across England, working to enrich people’s lives. It supports a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries. Between 2018 and 2022, it will invest £1.45 billion of public money from government and an estimated £860 million from the National Lottery to help create these experiences www.artscouncil.org.uk
- The British Motor Museum delivers a range of educational packages which support the National Curriculum – science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects at KS1 to KS4. A wide range of family and lifelong learning activities also take place in the Museum during school holidays.
- Each year the Museum hosts a number of highly successful and varied motoring Shows and Rallies as well as family events, lectures and workshops. For full details please visit the website www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
- The address is British Motor Museum or British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire CV35 0BJ.