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London Bus Museum

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Address: Cobham Hall | Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 0QN, England
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+44 1932 837994
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The World's largest collection of working, historic London buses covering...

The World's largest collection of working, historic London buses covering 100 years from an 1870s horsebus to a 1970s Leyland Titan and including early open-top motor-buses, streamlined 1930s designs, WW2 austerity, the standard 1950s types and the famous Routemasters. During school half-term holidays and some summer weekends, classic bus rides are available for a small additional charge.The Museum is open daily except over Christmas and admission is on a joint ticket with Brooklands Museum - one price covers both museums. By public transport to Weybridge Station (30 mins from London Waterloo) and then bus 436 to Mercedes-Benz World/Brooklands Museum. By car to junction 10 of the M25 and then the A3/A245 following signs to Mercedes-Benz World/Brooklands Museum, post-code for satnavs: KT13 0SL.

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Museum in a museum

It's free but it's worth a donation Make sure you visit here when at brooklands Buses through the ages so easy to follow and you can hop and off them as well

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's free but it's worth a donation Make sure you visit here when at brooklands Buses through the ages so easy to follow and you can hop and off them as well

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Thank Tina H
Limassol, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the bus museum at Brooklands in December. The museum is good to visit only if you are a bus enthusiast. A lot of historical buses, starting from horse driven ones up to modern age. All cramped up in a hangar. We were quite bored and just went through the museum and headed to the exit. I would recommend more... More 

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of good exhibits although not sure if they were moving stuff aroudn but there were vehicles obscuring wall displays and was a bit disjointed chronologically. Good as part of a visit to the Brooklands Museum but not quite enough to merit a special visit if you are travelling too far.

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Thank HipsterJim
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is part of the Brooklands museum but is run as a separate attraction. It doesn't cost anything to enter but they do ask for donations which we happily put into the box as we left. A real look into the buses from the past and great information given by the volunteers. Thoroughly enjoyed it

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Chandler's Ford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was interesting. We also went on a bus ride in a double decker bus but think this could have been a little bit longer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This used to be in cobham. It is a good place to take children along with the Brooklands museum which is on the same site. Even found a bus that used to serve my home town great place.

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Thank Ray S
Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This place is extremely interesting as it is not just about bus but the history of travel. We weren't going to bother but we were pleased that we did. Don't miss this out.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visited for Transportfest with my wife and kids, we had a fantastic time seeing all the old buses, seeing all the excellent displays, but the real highlight was riding on the horse drawn buses and really seeing history being brought to life. So pleased to see the new museum and was so impressed we signed up for annual passes, so... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had a walk around as the bus Museum is next to the Brooklands aircraft park and my daughter loved it as she has only ever experienced modern buses. I recounted stories to her of my experiences jumping on and off the old Routemaster's as they drove around the centre of London. It was lovely to be able to go... More 

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Thank Spencer V
Plymouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

You get a real sense of the history of London Transport in this museum from earliest beginnings to more modern forms of transport

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