Jurby Transport Museum, Jurby

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The Jurby Transport Museum is a transport museum in Jurby on the Isle of Man occupying a former aircraft hangar.The museum is operated by a group of volunteers who are members of the Manx Transport Trust.HistoryThe museum was prepared by a group of volunteers prior to its opening. The museum opened to the public in April 2010 by the then Chief Minister of the Isle of Man, Tony Brown.Since the museum opened, there have been over 30,000 visitors.CollectionBusesThe museum's collection primarily consists of buses manufactured by Leyland.The museum has varied collection of buses dating from 1927 to 1997. Newer vehicles include two Leyland Olympians and a Dennis Dart. Other common vehicle types at the Museum are Leyland Atlanteans - including an ex SELNEC Atlantean with Park Royal body - and an ex Merseyside PTE "Jumbo" Atlantean (1235), three Leyland Titans, two AEC Regent IIIs and a Regent V - the latter being the last double decker ever built by AEC.The island's first preserved low floor bus - a Dennis Dart SLF with Marshall Capital bodywork - is currently undergoing restoration at the museum.RailAt the museum a display dedicated to Ramsey's Queen's Pier Tramway which includes an original locomotive and carriage can be found as well as an Upper Douglas Cable Tramway tramcar.
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  • This is the true essence of a transport museum run by people with passion. Loved that we could get on the buses. Very informative.  more »
  • If your interested in transport this is a great place to visit and kill some time. It's free to get in and they have some interesting things from buses to cars.  more »
  • A fascinating collection of vintage and more recent buses (and trams) from around the Isle of Man, neatly captioned and readily photographed. Also a good shop and cafeteria. Buses from Ramsey stop out...  more »

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