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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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  • Outstanding and good collection of motor bikes plus cars and other vehicles, worth the visit to the museum.  more »
  • Visited here for the day when racing was cancelled at the TT due to bad weather. At £12.50 it isn't cheap, but the museum is really well done with lots of interesting vehicles. On the day there were a...  more »
  • This is a really nice little museum with lots of old buses particularly the ones I used to ride in the 70's and 80's. They are kept in lovely condition. Also other types of vehicles and vintage cars i...  more »

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