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Haynes International Motor Museum

Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
+44 1963 440804
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More to see than we were expecting

A really good selection of vehicles - through the generations to reminisce over. We went on a... read more

Reviewed today
CuriousKeith
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Somerset
Great value and a petrol heads dream.

Great value, be prepared to spend several hours here if you are into cars. There is such a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve J
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Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
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Offering an excellent day out for everyone, with more than 400 cars and bikes displayed in stunning style, dating from 1885 to the present day. For the children there is the autogame experience, motoring themed play area, soft play area. Throughout the year the museum also hosts exciting events including Rare Breeds Motor Show.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
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+44 1963 440804
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Reviewed today

A really good selection of vehicles - through the generations to reminisce over. We went on a weekend in August and were surprised at how quiet it was. There was plenty of opportunity to get up close to vehicles and take photos. They have a...More

Thank CuriousKeith
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great value, be prepared to spend several hours here if you are into cars. There is such a diverse selection of vehicles and information . To make the experience better there is a very good value cafe and shop. Adjacent to the museum there is...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 days ago

i was overwhelmed. so much nostalgia. spotlessly clean, no oil drips! just amazing. great coffee shop. oh, lots of seats to sit on when walking round, so you can drool over the cars

Thank zena522
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place...great selection & varying collection of cars & a few motorcycles. Our two young children really enjoy it, great outdoor area for them with plenty to do. Several 'cozy coupe' cars available for them to explore the museum in. Food is always good,...More

Thank acaciapete
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a friend's birthday and found the whole place very interesting. Enormous range of vehicles with plenty of background info on each, and to our surprise we can return as often as we like for the next year absolutely free. A very pleasant...More

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many cars but sometimes it felt a bit "samey". Many of the cars are lined up with a small ticket showing limited information but you can't see around them to view the interior or rear profile. Mirrors try to make the indoors seem bigger. Fi...More

Thank psmith69
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Haynes museum is a must visit place is you are around bristol. The museum has been recently renovated and offers a wide range of exhibits. Apart form the exhibition, it offers karting also.

Thank Ashim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an outstanding place to visit if you love cars you'll love this place with it's superb collection of cars on display. Well set out and easy to walk round with plenty of places to sit down and view the amazing vehicles on display. Excellent...More

Thank stevenscott1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recommend this place 100% The staff are so helpful. There are attractions for children. They have a good restaurant that is not expensive, and the food is good. Well worth a day out.

Thank sallydrane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a group of Australians to Haynes and loved the mix of cars from super cars to more ordinary ones. We were lucky to arrive on a Sunday morning when there were a large number of local classic cars meeting as well which added to...More

Thank 621simonf
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robertbraunton
17 July 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Not aware that you are allowed to sit in the cars. In fact, I was in trouble when I crossed over the rope barrier to take a picture of the dash board on one of the cars! However, the staff are very helpful and you may wish... More
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Chris J
12 May 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry, yes the Museum is accessible to all and suitable for pushchairs. There are baby facilities within the Museum and in the foyer. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further... More
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Tiktaz
4 November 2016|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Hi, No sorry the Museum is not dog friendly. You are welcome to bring your dog with you and leave them in the car and go in and out of the Museum as many times as you like to check on them. There is plenty of ground to... More
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