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Rare 1936 British Salmson 20/90 joins the collection

A rare and beautiful car arrives at the museum on short-term loan.

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Classic cars

Classic Drive & Ride In Day returns on 17 April

Join hundreds of proud classic vehicle owners as they bring their private vehicles to display at the museum on Sunday 17 April.

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1935 Singer 9Hp Le Mans

Vintage racing sensation arrives at Museum

A vintage car which wowed the crowds on the race tracks of the 1930s has been unveiled at the museum.

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Campbell Exhibition

Record-breaking speed machine joins Campbell Exhibition

New electric car with a rich heritage joins the museum

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Museum brings in 80,000 visitors in a 12 month period

Museum brings in 80,000 visitors

Ahead of the Lakeland Motor Museum’s fifth anniversary on its current site, it’s been revealed that 80,000 people have visited in the past year.

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Malcolm Tyson donated his model car collection

Car rally hero donates model car collection

A Cumbrian man famed for competing in the Monte Carlo Rally has donated his personal model car collection assembled over more than 70 years to the Lakeland Motor Museum

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Museum director, Bill Bewley, with the Tri-Van.

World’s only surviving Tri-van goes on display!

A 1940s light delivery vehicle – known as the ‘Tri-van' is now on display

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