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Isle of Wight Bus Museum - MOVED

The Bus Depot | Park Road, Newport PO30 2EF, England
+44 1983 533352
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Not much to see

Interesting if you like old buses but it probably will take no more than an hour to see the whole... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Bob F
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
A interesting place to visit

A must place to visit with the family. (1) It is free. (2) you can go on the buses and explore the... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Dairymaid52
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jul 2016
“Not much to see”
25 Apr 2016
“A interesting place to visit”
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The Bus Depot | Park Road, Newport PO30 2EF, England
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+44 1983 533352
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Interesting if you like old buses but it probably will take no more than an hour to see the whole thing, The bonus is that it's free to get in, however they do like you to buy a guide at £4.50, (Price Correct June 2016),...More

1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 26 April 2016

A must place to visit with the family. (1) It is free. (2) you can go on the buses and explore the buses. (3) The volunteers who run the place are happy to answer any questions you have. (4) there is a room where children...More

Thank Dairymaid52
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Visited with my children on a rainy Wednesday. Currently free, so this represents good value obviously. Whilst the sound of a bus museum may not sound massively exciting, my lot were able to climb on board the majority of buses and even sit in the...More

Thank AndySparrow
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We have visited the Isle of Wight as a family quite a number of times over the years. I wanted to have another look at the Bus Museum since it has relocated at Ryde. Although not very well signed from certain roads, and at the...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Went here on an open/running day. Very well laid out with lots of interesting stuff besides the vehicles. Great running day with lots of running ex Southern Vectis vehicles

Thank TPC1301
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We travelled from South Wales to the event which has moved from Newport to Ryde. The Newport venue was excellent for pictures but the Ryde venue was a nightmare with eight or so staff congregating around the entrance preventing customers from entering and taking pictures...More

Thank fredfoto
Reviewed 6 September 2014

**Much** smaller than you think it would be, whole place fits in one modest sized shed. Exhibits were limited to the buses themselves, with very modest info on boards. Didn't think the place sold itself very well really - disappointing for me as a bus...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Next to hotel only open two days per week and no indication of times open so just kept going until we found it open

Thank Anna J
Reviewed 13 July 2014

If you are into transport history. Or just like climbing on buses. Then this is the place for you. Its a venue run by volunteers and their enthusiasm shines through.The museum is located at the Harbour. On the river Medina. Is easily walkable fro the...More

1  Thank Norm P
Reviewed 28 June 2014

My husband dragged me to the bus museum £4 each to get in. Specialist interest but I found it very interesting. for extra excitement you could wear a mini skirt and walk upstairs to top deck with husband watching.

1  Thank Emma W
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