Grampian Transport Museum

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A Treasure House of Transport History! Dramatic displays, working exhibits and DVD presentations trace the history of road travel and transport in the North East of Scotland.

Facilities include free car parking, Education Room, shop, cafe(daily July August otherwise Sundays only), children's play area, picnic area.

Access facilities include Audioguide, Interactive CD ROM of museum, Induction loop at Reception, Wheelchair access WC, Wheelchair, large print on key displays.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

October 1000-1600

Closed: November - March

Admission charges

Adult £5.20 Annual Membership also available
Child £2.60
Senior Citizen £4.40
Family £13.00 (2 Adults + up to 3 children)

Additional info

Outdoor road circuit and events facilities on site for commercial, individual or club hire.
Access to collections, library and reference material by appointment only. Study facilities by appointment only.

Grampian Transport Museum is concerned with the Transport and Social history of North East Scotland. Horse drawn, motor cars, motorcycles, pedal cycles, steam and commercial vehicles are represented.

Approximately 50 motor vehicles and 50 motorcycles.

The museum has a policy of changing exhibits from year to year, so another visit is always worth while!

Collection details

Archives, Industry, Land Transport, Science and Technology, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Craigivar Express (1895 Steam tricycle build by local postman)
  • Sentinel Steam Waggon (1914 the oldest recorded)
  • Cruden Bay Tram Car (Built for the Cruden Bay Hotel)
  • Beeston Humber motorcycle (early 1902 motorcycle)
  • Wheelwright display
  • 1930s Garage display
  • Three Wheelers
  • Horse Drawn Carriages
  • Moving the Mail Display
  • Mortier Music Organ
  • Motorsport Display
  • Early Cars
  • AA Display
  • Bicycles
  • Automobilia

Grampian Transport Museum
AB33 8AE


Museum Website


Main Email Address

Curator & Assistant Curator

Events Office


Main Desk & Switchboard

019755 62292

Events Office

019755 64517


All Departments

019755 62180

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