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2D Floor plan of the museum
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    1940s - 1950s

    Explore a golden age of motoring with a range of luxury and performance cars on display.

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    1950s - 1960s

    A selection of iconic cars from the 50s and 60s including some rare and unusual vehicles.

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    Biomass Boiler

    Our museum is heated by locally harvested wood chip

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    1970s

    A display crammed full of iconic 70s vehicles from sports cars to family classics

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    Women’s Land Army Display

    A fascinating display exploring the role of women and their machines during the world wars

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    Pedal Cars

    We celebrate 110 years of joy and make believe with our huge collection of pedal cars

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    Scooters and Mopeds

    A collection of iconic two-wheelers and their relationship to the mod era

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    1930s Garage

    Get under the bonnet of a working 1930s garage complete with hundreds of motoring tools, accessories and motorcycles

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    1980s - 1990s

    A range of vehicles from our recent past exploring the iconic, unusual or modern classics

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    Reception and Gift Shop

    Our gift shop has a large range of gifts and memorabilia suitable for both motoring enthusiast and memento hunters.

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    Campbell BlueBird Exhibition

    A tribute to the record-breaking Campbell family and collection of their BlueBird land and water vehicles.

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    Café Ambio

    Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day all year round

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    Riverside Terrace and Walk

    Get treated to stunning views of the River Leven from the Café Ambio terrace

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    Bus Stop

    The free shuttle bus to Lakeside Pier on Windermere leaves regularly throughout the day connecting with Windermere Lake Cruises

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    The Future

    Take a glimpse into the future of motoring with a display looking into the manufacturing and technology of future vehicles

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    World War 1 Exhibit

    Find out how motor vehicles contributed to the war effort with this poignant and dramatic display

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    Bicycles

    A huge collection of clever, bizarre and dangerous cycling contraptions that traces the history to the modern-day cycle

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    1950 Café

    Take some time out at our recreation of a 1950s motoring café

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    Vincent Motorcycle Collection

    A collection of legendary motorcycles often considered the Rolls Royce of the motorcycling world.

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    Isle of Man TT

    Tribute to the famous motorcycle race including some of bikes , memorabilia and film footage of the event.

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    Mechanical Marvels

    Feats of mechanical achievements including our famous traditional slot machines

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    Leven Valley Heritage

    Woodland, bobbins, charcoal and more – find out about the many varied industries that used to be in Leven Valley.

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    Dolly Blue Heritage Centre

    Find out more about our fascinating building and the history of Ultramarine ‘Dolly Blue’ Pigment.

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    Street Scenes

    Take a stroll down memory lane with recreated street scene including bookshop, toy shop, 60s fashion house and more.

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    Up to the 1930s

    Classic vehicles from a by-gone age with some grand and luxurious marques on display.

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