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Haynes International Motor Museum

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

A very comprehensive display of all types of cars.We all thought it excellent and very fairly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BJKIWI
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Waikanae, New Zealand
Very interesting visit.

Last visited about 10 years ago and there have been significant changes - The exterior is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WA6076
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Paignton, 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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
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 1 week ago

A very comprehensive display of all types of cars.We all thought it excellent and very fairly priced.

Thank BJKIWI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last visited about 10 years ago and there have been significant changes - The exterior is a great improvement and the entrance hall also includes the cafe and shop. Marvellous displays of cars of all types from a small 3 wheeler based on a Piaggio...More

Thank WA6076
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my dad every so often potter about and hunt down some of our favourite cars at museums. So the Haynes museum has an XJ220. A car i had never seen in the flesh before. The museum on a whole is great there are...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took around two hours browsing, but could easily have been more. Very well kept exhibition with lots of cool cars to drool over. We had a decent lunch in the cafe, fresh cooked food from a limited menu. Staff are friendly and helpful. Recommended...More

Thank Lee E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great venue for a wedding. Nothing was too much trouble for Wendy and her staff. Food was great and staff very friendly and helpful. All wedding guests were allowed to wander around the museum looking at the cars and take photos. Everyone concerned made it...More

Thank Daphne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't know where to start!!! Our day was perfect from start to finish. From the very first contact to the end of the day. Wendy and her amazing team made it a day to remember. Nothing was too much trouble and the venue, food and...More

Thank Nicky K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this museum with my parents when my children when my son was 3. My Dad used to work at Lucas in Birmingham. So thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were able to see the old cars and watch the changes in history.

Thank Hoggans2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love cars then this is the place to visit. The displays are fairly basic in that there is a lot of reading at each vehicle. Some interest for younger children but not much interactive for older children other than paint the mini. If...More

Thank wiseboy61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern, stylish museum with a fabulous collection of cars (look out for the Duisenberg - it's breathtaking and the most expensive car in the collection). Lovely café with good selection of food + an attractive outdoor eating area on sunny warm days. All the museum...More

Thank rkwilts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a 10 year old boy who absolutely loved it. We spent almost 6 hours here including a stop for lunch in the café. The cars are very well looked after and include a wide range of eras and types. I loved the Mark...More

Thank TJWeymouth
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robertbraunton
17 July 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Not aware that you are allowed to sit in the cars. In fact, I was in trouble when I crossed over the rope barrier to take a picture of the dash board on one of the cars! However, the staff are very helpful and you may wish... More
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Chris J
12 May 2017|
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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
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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Response from Haynes M | Property representative |
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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