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re-opening on 17 May

Re-opening on Monday 17 May

We can't wait to welcome customers back into the museum

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An image of Donald Campbell and his K7 hydroplane

We mark 100 years since the birth of speed legend Donald Campbell

Exclusive videos & virtual tours of Campbell's vehicles

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Lakeland Motor Museum celebrates 40 years of the iconic DeLorean

Although we're still temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions, we're celebrating the 40th birthday of one of our most iconic vehicles this week – the DMC DeLorean!

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COVID-19 restrictions -we are temporarily closed.

Stay safe everyone & we hope to see you soon.

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Our latest exhibit gets seven-million people talking!

Our latest exhibit has become one of our most talked-about vehicles in recent years.

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Vauxhall Corsa parked outside the museum

Out with the old, and in with the… Unusual

While we are best-known for our collection of some of the most iconic cars of the last 100 years, our latest addition is certainly set to raise some eyebrows...

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The original owners and the new owner of the Manta meet at the museum.

Lakeland Motor Museum brokers sale of former on-loan exhibit to Manta enthusiast

A popular 1980s exhibit which had been on-loan here at the Lakeland Motor Museum since 2010 is now in the hands of a delighted new owner.

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Temporary Closure - 5 November to 1 December

Stay Safe Everyone. We look forward to welcoming you back from 2 December.

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