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South Yorkshire Transport Museum

Unit 9 Waddington Way, Rotherham S65 3SH, England
+44 7852 298082
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Transport museum

Despite living less than a mile from the museum this was the first time I had been, it won't be the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Rotherham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Waited ages - its not open all the time

Tried to get in here a few times but they are not open every weekend. Was worth the wait however... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Barnsley, UK
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The South Yorkshire Transport Museum is a non-profit organisation which relies on donations, sponsorship, funding and the help of its volunteers to keep it running. A part of history is kept alive through the careful restoration of the vehicles.
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible7%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Unit 9 Waddington Way, Rotherham S65 3SH, England
+44 7852 298082
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Despite living less than a mile from the museum this was the first time I had been, it won't be the last! The museum is tucked away on an industrial estate and does not open every day so check website for opening times. You don't...More

Thank Brian
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Tried to get in here a few times but they are not open every weekend. Was worth the wait however. They have a good collection of local buses plus cars and other military vehicles. The displays are well thought out and informative. Definitely worth making...More

Thank SimonRobinson56
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My young son loves cars and buses etc, for £4 we spent hours here. All the vehicles inside (and there are lots to look at) are excellently restored and give a great sense of nostalgia. There are also models and army memorabilia, but model ships...More

Thank JButlerUK1986
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived Sunday to visit Wartime weekend with Murphy (our black lab) Was made very welcome as soon as we arrived on the car park. No problem with Murphy taking him in the museum with everybody so friendly. Was able to go in the workshop...More

Thank monkey2k11
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Had a lovely time at this museum, would highly recommend it to those with children and who have an interest in transportation

Thank Sheldon B
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Came here this morning with my daughter and granddaughter on a educational trip. We were split into two groups of about 12-15 and given a guide per group. This place is not the biggest transport museum and probably half the exhibits are buses. Much of...More

Thank bluescafe2015
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to visit this museum before and had a really nice day out so I had arranged to go again. I checked the website and it had a list of open days and said that if you went on a Saturday between 11-3...More

3  Thank Victoria P
David-Dean-roof, Vice Chaiman at South Yorkshire Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Victoria this is truly awful and I would like to apologise. We do struggle getting enough volunteers to help at weekends and most folk who turn up have come to work on their vehicles and are perhaps not the best equipped to give guided tours....More

Reviewed 12 August 2016

This isn't the biggest museum I have ever visited but I nonetheless had a most enjoyable time. A well laid museum housing a fantastic collection of local significance.

1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Visited this attraction for the first time today with a child with a learning disability, not the biggest of transport museums but the friendliness of the staff made up for this.we were shown around by Kevin who couldn't do enough for the child I had...More

2  Thank Alan J
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

loved being able to ride on the old busses all day on a wet day nice family day out. Interesting facts about the old bus services and one or two interactive exhibits

2  Thank klg201
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Lynne M
16 April 2017|
Response from David-Dean-roof | Property representative |
The Museum is open every second Sunday in the month 10:00 hrs until 16:00 hrs