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This year our annual bus rally will be held on 4 October. Free Bus rides every 15 minutes on a selection of vintage vehicles will be run between 10am and 4pm from the museum next to Hanborough Railway Station to Kidlington Airport and/or around local villages. The limited free parking on site will be reserved for disabled badge holders. On Sundays there is no charge in the adjoining main Station car park.
Entry to the museum will be at the usual prices of £4.50 for adults, £3.50 for concessions, £2.50 for children (3-15 years old) or £10 for a family ticket.
There are 30 vintage buses on display together with historic photographs, interactive displays, and a “Playbus”. The entry fee covers both our collection of over 40 vintage bicycles and the Morris Motors Museum, which charts the story of William Morris and his motoring empire in Oxford. Our impressive collection of vintage Morris vehicles represents a good selection of those produced during his life.
We expect a number of visiting buses, coaches, vintage cars, commercial vehicles and motor cycles. The photograph is of some of the vehicles which visited in 2014. There will be a selection of stalls open on the day as well as our own café and shop.
The museum is open on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year. The Oxford Bus Museum is a Charity and run by volunteers with no paid staff.
NOTES FOR EDITORS:
The museum is located at the Rail Station Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire OX29 8LA and contains 30 vintages buses and coaches, the earliest dating from 1913, a collection of Morris cars dating from 1925 to 1977 and a collection of bicycles.
FREE vintage bus rides leave the museum at 12.15 and 2.45pm on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday each month until 18 October 2015
The museum is open between 10.30am and 4.30pm on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year, on Saturdays from 2 May to 26 September and on all Bank Holidays, including New Year's Day.
The Museum is a charity and run entirely by volunteers.
PRESS CONTACTS: Christopher Butterfield 01296 337622 & Frank Collingwood 01993 811003
Old Station Yard, Main Road, Long Hanborough, Near Witney, Oxon OX29 8LA
(Museum site and registered office)
Company No. 4228899 Charity No. 1088389 Museum Registration No. 1667 VAT No. 596 1118 27
Web site: http:/www.oxfordbusmuseum.org.uk
About Oxford Bus Museum
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 40 mainly nineteenth century bicycles.
The museum is open between 10.30am and 4.30pm on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year, on summer Saturdays and on Bank Holidays and New Year's Day but neither Christmas Day nor Boxing Day. There is a cafe and shop. The museum is run entirely by volunteers.
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