The Transport Museum, Wythall

Transport Museum, Wythall
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The Museum has three halls which accommodate one of the most significant collections of preserved buses in the country. It has the largest collection of preserved Midland Red buses and can probably make the same claim for Birmingham City Transport.

The Museum also believes it has the finest collection of restored battery electric vehicles in the world.

Venue Type:

Transport heritage site, Museum

Opening hours

Weekends from End if March - End of October 11.00 - 16.30
Wednesday Afternoons June to August 13.00 to 16.30
(Last admissions half an hour before closing time)

Closed: November - March

Admission charges

Adults: £3.00
Children: (5-16) £1.50
Family: £8 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Special events (see web site or phone for details)
Adults: £4.00
Children: £2.00
Family: £10 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Additional info

Please note that heritage buses were not designed to be disability accessible, wherever possible our staff will provide advice and assistance.

Visiting buses are warmly welcomed but note that our insurance requires them to be entered in advance.

All operating & event days feature:

Classic Bus Rides
Fuller Access to the Shire Conservation Workshop (where we restore our vehicles)
Light refreshments in the Cafeteria
Transport books and memorabilia in the Gift Shop
Miniature Steam Railway

Collection details

Land Transport

Key artists and exhibits

  • Bus Museum
  • Battery-electric vehicles
  • Midland Red buses
  • Birmingham City Transport buses
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Twilight Running Day - Museums at Night

  • 29 October 2016 12-7:30pm

Our season ends with a special day when you can enjoy the atmosphere of twilight bus rides into the early evening. Opening time is 12.00, closing at 7.30pm. Bus Rides, shop, cafe and kids kabin.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adult £6, Child £3, Family £15. Some bus rides extra, all day rides tickets available for additional £5 adult or £2.50 child.


The Transport Museum, Wythall
Chapel Lane
B47 6JX


Our website




01564 826 471

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.