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Haynes International Motor Museum

Castle Cary Road, Sparkford BA22 7LH, England
+44 1963 440804
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Motorcycle meeting

Held every 3rd Sunday of the month- excellent morning out! Good breakfast at reasonable prices... read more

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Tbirdtriumphs
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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Really good for all the family!

Amazing selection of cars and also fantastic playground and soft play for the children. Good cafe... read more

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not_the_george
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London, 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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (68 reviews)
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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 via mobile

Held every 3rd Sunday of the month- excellent morning out! Good breakfast at reasonable prices anyone welcome

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing selection of cars and also fantastic playground and soft play for the children. Good cafe too

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made my first visit to the current set up in May 2018. Had a great visit. The building and facilities are great and the cars wonderful. I gather there are over 400 cars in the collection so there are a lot to see, including lots...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jeff, Many thanks for your review, I am so pleased to read you had a great visit. You are absolutely correct we have over 400 vehicles which we group into 19 exhibitions. We hope to welcome to you to the Museum again soon. Best...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if you are into Classic Cars or even if you aren't. Amble around at your leisure and enjoy the cars of yester year. Good gift shop and a café so you could spend a good day here.

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Thank Gary J
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gary, Thank you for leaving your review and for your kind words. We're delighted you enjoyed the Museum and Collection and very much hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Steph

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a thrill! If you are in to classic cars, go no further than here. Cars that will leave in awe. We got there about ten o clock and was not busy at that time although it did get busy later on. We also decided...More

Thank Elaine S
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Elaine, I'm thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and breakfast in Cafe 750. We are immensely proud of our Collection and such positive feedback really does mean a lot to us. Thank you for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here yesterday for my dad's bday who just loves his cars and has driven many in his years. We all had a fantastic time and even he learned something new ! There was something for everyone from our 11 month old through to my...More

Thank Patricia B
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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Patricia, We’re delighted to hear your Dad and the rest of your family had a great visit, we hope he had a fantastic birthday. Our Little Tike’s cars are so popular for our young future drivers – we think it’s never too early to...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The Haynes family have done a fantastic job here. There are examples from all aspects of the first 100 years of motoring. It goes on and on, room after room, all beautifully lit and presented. Care and attention to detail, with passion. It all looks...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your visit. We are immensely proud of our collection so it’s fantastic to hear such positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We factored in a stop here on our way to Devon and did not regret it. From the ample parking, the superb and informative displays, the range of motors, the tasty (if a little haphazardly organised) cafe and the clean loos, it was a great...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Garsdale80, We’re so glad you managed to fit a visit to Haynes International Motor Museum into your holiday travels. We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and our extensive collection. We hope you had a wonderful holiday and hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

To be honest I didn't know what to expect but as my Dad was taking myself and my 2 children (aged 3 and 5) I had an open mind. Firstly the design of the building inside and out is beautiful. There was a trail for...More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Deb, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We’re thrilled you enjoyed your visit and found there was lots to keep your mini motor enthusiasts happy and busy! We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Steph

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! Didn’t realise it was going to be such a large collection of cars and bikes. Cars restored to a very high quality & displayed in great surroundings. Good information on each vehicle. We will be back again as the ticket lasts for a year.More

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Haynes M, Digital Marketing Executive at Haynes International Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JH56oak, We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed our extensive collection – with over 400 vehicles spread over 19 collections we are immensely proud of our range of vehicle exhibits. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we hope to see...More

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robertbraunton
17 July 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
Dear Robert, The only car that you can have your photo whilst sat in is the F1 replica, but this is more aimed for children (there is a cost involved). We do have a dressing up and photo opportunity in the Morris Story... More
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Chris J
12 May 2017|
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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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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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