Visit The British Commercial Vehicle Museum and enjoy an environment packed with noises, smells and sights to stimulate young and curious minds. Explore fascinating displays, exhibitions and annual special events that all bring our UK Road Transport Industry alive.
Discover our lovingly restored vehicles and cared for treasures, including huge trucks and retro buses. Take a look inside our vintage, stationary telephone boxes used long before our world of mobile phones. Climb aboard our shiny red Fire Engine and ring the big, brass bell.
Trace the story of POWER. See the oldest persevered vehicle in the World. Experience a transport timeline that includes horse-drawn vehicles from the 1880s, to steam driven, then petrol & diesel powered engines up to present day examples.
Follow the footsteps of Saint John Paul II. Ascent the steps of our 24 ton €œPopemobile€ to sit in the place he sat on his 1982 visit to the UK, built by local truck manufacturer Leyland Trucks.
Rest for a light bite in our canteen style cafÃ© or shop for that unusual gift or visit memento.
The museum is housed in the original inspection building of Leyland Motors.
Outside you can enjoy FREE parking. We are easy to reach (minutes off the M6 at junction 28) and 10 minutes from Leyland train station. The museum is minutes from the town centre and on a main bus route.
Adults: £6.50 Children: £4.00 (4-15 years) Children under 4: Free
Family Ticket: £17.00 (2 Adults and up to 3 Children). Many of our outside events are FREE.
The museum is open 25th March until 30th October 2016. See our website for daily opening times.