Why you should visit
Head down memory lane to the Lakeland Motor Museum and feast your eyes on a unique collection of 30,000 exhibits. That includes 140 classic cars and motorbikes, all carefully assembled over 50 years. Nestled in the scenic Leven Valley and open seven days a week, the Museum isn’t just about cars. The entire collection is presented in a social context, with a host of rarities to awaken some special motoring memories.
There’s something for everyone at the museum including:
Explore our large indoor exhibition area including featured displays on:
Our displays include many realistic mannequins, including a Woman’s Land Army Girl with a 1940s fordson tractor, Allied Forces with a WWII Willys Jeep and a 1920s Gangster evocative of America’s prohibition era.
Find out more about the fascinating local history with key displays illustrating:
- The Historic Blue Mill
- Iron Works
- Woodland Industries
- Gunpowder Factories
- Dolly Blue Myth
Take a trip down memory lane and immerse yourself in recreated scenes including:
- 1920s garage and 1950s café
- Period shop displays
- Early motoring in the English Lake District
- Historic Female Fashion