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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.

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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.