Cotswold Motoring Museum, Bourton-on-the-Water

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Discover an extensive collection of motoring memorabilia and toys from the 20th century at Cotswold Motoring Museum. The museum features a large collection of vintage and classic cars and motorcycles, campers, and original enamel motoring signs. Listen for period music as you peruse photos and items from past eras, most notably the extensive toy collection. Housed in the museum is "Brum," from the popular BBC children's television series; you can make a brass-rubbing of the car as a souvenir. The museum also displays periodically changing motoring exhibitions. Don't be fooled by the appearance: The museum is much larger than it seems from the outside. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bourton-on-the-Water fast, fun, and easy.
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  • This place really did exceed our expectations! It is not huge, but so much is fitted into all the various rooms that make up the museum and we easily spent well over an hour here looking at all the ex...  more »
  • This is a very interesting place, lots of "ooh I had one of those" moments. It could do with bigger premises so that the exhibits could be displayed in a non cluttered way, there is so much to see in ...  more »
  • We were so much amazed that someone thought of putting in each stations of discovering the museum a place which kids under 5s could play! What a lovely idea! The museum is stunning! I would love 3 day...  more »
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  • Highly highly recommend. Fantastic museum well worth it. You can even take your dog into the museum. Love how close you can get to all exhibits. For a small museum it is packed full of exhibits. As soon as you walk through the door your transported back in time with the smells signs etc. There are exhibits literally from floor to ceiling. From retro signs to cars, bikes, caravans and everything inbetween. All the staff were really friendly. Well worth a visit. I love this place.
  • Fanatic man that has collected and renovated a lot of old vehicles! They look very good! He also has a store at the front where you can buy iconic items! Wish it was a bit bigger, as the space to walk and look was quite small..
  • Great value for money. It was great to see the old cars. The display was good, felt as though we had gone back in time. Staff friendly.
  • Amazing place. We all so surprised by the cars, all the details around the experience and how they made it interactive for children as well. Loved the owners who allowed us to enter 30 min before closure time, they offered lots of details about the place and in the end they didnt even charge us for the tickets. Thank you! Great place! Will definitely come back to take our time and go through the place.
  • Fantastic little museum that just goes on and on. A lot of thought has gone into the presentations and the displays are very good.

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