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Wirral Transport Museum

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Address: 1 Taylor Street, Birkenhead CH41 1BG, England
Phone Number: +44 151 647 2128
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Sat - Sun 13:00 - 17:00

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We went to this on the tram from the nearby frost fair. Loved the tram rides. Hadn't realised that some trams had an upstairs. Can see so much more from upstairs. The museum was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
suscame
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this on the tram from the nearby frost fair. Loved the tram rides. Hadn't realised that some trams had an upstairs. Can see so much more from upstairs. The museum was good. However we were with a 2 year old and although she showed interest in some of it, at that age most children do not have... More 

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Thank suscame
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the tram museum, me and my 12 year old. It was our fist trip to the museum The place is only the size of a small warehouse but well worth a visit. It's packed from floor to ceiling with old trams and some classic beautifully restored motorbikes well worth a look. There is a medium sized table... More 

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Thank Ellie P
wales
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86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found out about this place by accident via Facebook and decided to visit. We set off on a 40 min drive to find it. Sat nav did not find it but thanks to passers by and phone ap we managed to get there- saw only ONE sign and that was when we were just one turn away- more signs needed... More 

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Thank chocmak
Manchester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take our 5 year old nephew to see the trams. Although he enjoyed the trams and model railway, we were very disappointed in the catering. No drinks for children, no eats or catering for children - just either tea or coffee. Aside from losing potential revenue from children's catering, it made the while catering effort look quite... More 

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Thank Gary L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

a lot of love, care an time has gone into this place and its really impressive. My two year old loved the place climbing on and off the trams seeing the buses and trains and the model railway. (hed still be there now). Shame we couldnt link up with a ferry (not currently running)

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Thank Peter C
St Martins, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were to go over the water on the ferry but both boats out of action so no ferries running. There was a tram outside the ferry terminus so we hopped on for a ride. We were very pleasantly surprised to be charged only £2 for an all day ticket!. We got off at the museum, which was free, and... More 

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Bromborough, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were to go on the ferry, but it wasn't running and we stumbled upon Transport Museum. Caught the tram from Woodside to the museum (easiest way to find museum). It has an interesting local collection of buses and trams plus information on the walls. Also an interesting model railway. Caught the tram back to Woodside. All good value, tram... More 

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Thank Chester14
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

An interesting museum with plenty of displayed items. Enlightening to read the letters sent to women working in transport after the war requesting them to leave their jobs to provide work for returning soldiers. A nostalgic view of an old garage and an individual 's workshop donated to the museum complete with his oily overalls. Short tram rides are available.

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Thank pumuki4
Lancashire, England
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812 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here as part of The Wirral Bus & Tram Show on 2nd October. It was a well organized event and we really enjoyed exploring the museum which was also being used by a number of Trade Stands selling books, models, photos and any other memorabilia related to Trams, buses, trains, ships and more. Many of the Trams were... More 

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Thank OldBear
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

A well laid out little museum, made more interesting and relevant by the very helpful volunteers who were extremely willing to share their knowledge and experience. Extremely good value at £2.00 for the tram ride to the Ferry Terminal and back then free entry to the museum. A credit to the work of the volunteers.

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