Museum of Speed

View of land speed record car Babs

Opened in 1996, the museum interprets the Pendine area, focusing on the use of the sands at Pendine for land speed attempts and racing. The main exhibit for the summer season is 'Babs', the motor car used by Parry Thomas on his fatal attempt at the record in 1927. Other record breaking and fast vehicles can be seen at other times.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Open Apr - Sep, daily, except Mon.

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Land Transport, Personalities, Sport

Key artists and exhibits

  • 'Babs', the motor car used by Parry Thomas on his fatal attempt at the record in 1927.

Museum of Speed
Pendine
Pendine Sands
Carmarthenshire
SA33 4NY
Wales

Website

www.museums.carmarthenshire.gov.uk

E-mail

museums@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

amgueddfeydd@sirgar.gov.uk

Telephone

01994 453488

Carmarthenshire County Museum

01267 228696

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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