100 years of Salford's buses

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

 

Recreating the first day of Salford Corporation's buses in 1919

 

Admission charges

Standard charges apply

 

Getting to the Museum

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum

 
Free heritage bus service*

Free heritage bus service between the Museum and Pendleton, along the original route.

 

Refreshments

Our usual selection of light meals and refreshments will be available all day

 

What's On Calendar

 

Heritage Open Days

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 September 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

 

Free admission & free heritage buses between the Museum, Museum of Science and Industry & People’s History Museum

 

Heritage Open Days is England's biggest heritage festival involving 40,000 volunteers. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - all of which are FREE to explore.

 

Every year in September we take part by providing free admission to the Museum for the event and operate a free heritage bus service linking the Museum of Transport with the People’s History Museum, the Science and Industry Museum and Manchester Jewish Museum.

 

Admission charges

Admission is free for this event

 

Getting to the Museum

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum

 
Free heritage bus service*

A free heritage bus service will link the Museum of Transport with the People’s History Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry, plus Manchester Jewish Museum on the Sunday:

*all times are approximate and are subject to traffic disruption.

 

Refreshments

Our usual selection of light meals and refreshments will be available all day

 

What's On Calendar

 

1960s Weekend

Saturday 17 October 2020 - 10am to early evening

Sunday 18 October 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

 

Celebrating 100 years of buses from Leigh, Salford, Lancashire United Transport and Mayne's

 

Greater Manchester's buses... 1960's style!

 

- See what it was like to travel on local buses in the 60s

- Special displays: sights and sounds of the 60s

- Tastes of the 60s - popular snacks and food from the decade

- Experience 1960s buses after dark: travel in the twilight!

 

Admission charges

Standard charges apply

 

Getting to the Museum

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum, or use our free heritage CentreShuttle (see below). Don’t forget you can use rail tickets showing Manchester CTLZ as the destination to reach Manchester Victoria via Metrolink.

 

CentreShuttle 4 - our free heritage bus link with Manchester city centre - will operate

 

Refreshments

An expanded selection of light meals and refreshments, including a greater range of hot food, will be available

 

What's On Calendar

Contact us

 

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100 years of Salford's buses

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

 

Recreating the first day of Salford Corporation's buses in 1919

 

Admission charges

Standard charges apply

 

Getting to the Museum

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum

 
Free heritage bus service*

Free heritage bus service between the Museum and Pendleton, along the original route.

 

Refreshments

Our usual selection of light meals and refreshments will be available all day

 

What's On Calendar

 

Heritage Open Days

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 September 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 September 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

 

Free admission & free heritage buses between the Museum, Museum of Science and Industry & People’s History Museum

 

Heritage Open Days is England's biggest heritage festival involving 40,000 volunteers. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - all of which are FREE to explore.

 

Every year in September we take part by providing free admission to the Museum for the event and operate a free heritage bus service linking the Museum of Transport with the People’s History Museum, the Science and Industry Museum and Manchester Jewish Museum.

 

Admission charges

Admission is free for this event

 

Getting to the Museum

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum

 
Free heritage bus service*

A free heritage bus service will link the Museum of Transport with the People’s History Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry, plus Manchester Jewish Museum on the Sunday:

*all times are approximate and are subject to traffic disruption.

 

Refreshments

Our usual selection of light meals and refreshments will be available all day

 

What's On Calendar

 

1960s Weekend

Saturday 17 October 2020 - 10am to early evening

Sunday 18 October 2020 - 10am to 4.30pm

 

Celebrating 100 years of buses from Leigh, Salford, Lancashire United Transport and Mayne's

 

Greater Manchester's buses... 1960's style!

 

- See what it was like to travel on local buses in the 60s

- Special displays: sights and sounds of the 60s

- Tastes of the 60s - popular snacks and food from the decade

- Experience 1960s buses after dark: travel in the twilight!

 

Admission charges

Standard charges apply

 

Getting to the Museum

We recommend that you use public transport to travel to the Museum, or use our free heritage CentreShuttle (see below). Don’t forget you can use rail tickets showing Manchester CTLZ as the destination to reach Manchester Victoria via Metrolink.

 

CentreShuttle 4 - our free heritage bus link with Manchester city centre - will operate

 

Refreshments

An expanded selection of light meals and refreshments, including a greater range of hot food, will be available

 

What's On Calendar

Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester