FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
This weekend the Oxford Bus Museum will be open on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday between 10.30am and 4.30pm. Parents will enjoy reminiscing about their childhood and the buses (and cars) they rode in on the way to school, whilst there is a special area with activities for children and a quiz on road signs for you!
On Bank Holiday Monday we shall be running a free hourly vintage bus service to Oxford Parkway Railway Station at Watereaton leaving the museum at 11.30am, 12.30 pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm and returning at noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. There are 30 buses on display together with 20 Morris cars and a collection of 40 historic bicycles including penny farthings and a Tandem for two where you sit side by side. ( Tip take the seat on the right which has the only brake!) there are photographs from the past, old ticket machines, uniforms and other memorabilia.
The museum is located next to Hanborough Railway Station on the Cotswold Line and offers free car parking. There is a shop, cafe and the usual facilities. Entrance is only £5 for adults, £4 for over 60s and £3 for 5-16 year olds. There is also a family ticket.
Notes for Editors
Museum site and Registered Office: Old Station Yard, Main Road, Long Hanborough, Nr. Witney, Oxon OX29 8LA
Company No. 4228899 Charity No. 1088389 Museum Registration No. 1667
Web site: http:/www.oxfordbusmuseum.org.uk
Chris Butterfield : 01296 337622
Frank Collingwood: 01993 811003
Tel: 01296 337622
The museum is located at the Rail Station Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire OX29 8LA and contains 35 vintages buses and coaches, the earliest dating from 1913, a collection of Morris cars dating from 1925 to 1977, a horse drawn tram and a collection of 40bicycles.
FREE vintage bus rides leave the museum at 12.15 and 2.45pm on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday each month from 2 July until 20 August 2017 and there are regular free services on bank holidays 1 & 29 May and 28 August.
The 2017 Vintage Transport Festival celebrating 50 years is on Sunday 30 July.
The museum is open between 10.30am and 4.30pm on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year, on Saturdays from 3 June to 26 August and on Summer Bank Holidays and New Year's Day. but neither Christmas Day nor Boxing Day.
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