Bury Transport Museum
Relive the glory days of British Transport!
The transport history of Bury comes to life around you in the Bury Transport Museum. Through interactive displays, vintage vehicle exhibits and original artefacts you can explore the stories of people’s lives and jobs in the early 20th Century.
Learn about the horse drawn tram that used to be part of a hairdressers, find out how “Hilda” the steam roller almost met her end and take a look around the smallest museum inside of a museum in the U.K. Located in the renovated Castlecroft Goods Warehouse the museum provides entertainment and education for both children and adults.
The Bury Transport Museum plays host to a number of events throughout the year. Become a super sleuth at one of the family detective adventures, pick up a choice bit of memorabilia at a Transport Collectors Fair or dress to impress during the 1940′s weekend. Take a look at the events listing to find out more about events at the museum and the East Lancashire Railway.
Don’t miss out on the museums own Craft Workshops, designed to keep kid’s minds busy during the school holidays.
Christmas opening hours
Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 December 2013: 10am – 4pm
Monday 23 December 2013: Open 10am – 4pm
Tuesday 24 December 2013: Open 10am – 1pm
Wednesday 25 December 2013: CLOSED
Thursday 26 December 2013: CLOSED
Friday 27 December 2013: CLOSED
Saturday 28 December 2013: CLOSED
Sunday 29 December 2013: CLOSED
Monday 30 December 2013: CLOSED
Tuesday 31 December 2013: CLOSED
Wednesday 1 January 2014: open 10am – 4pm
People purchasing a full line return ticket on a day the museum isn’t open but the railway is running will be able to use their ticket to gain admission to the museum in January 2014.