British Motor Museum Re-opens

The British Motor Museum re-opens to the public on Saturday 13 February following a £1.1m refurbishment.


Formerly known as the Heritage Motor Centre, the new Museum will be visually more exciting with an immersive display of British motoring history, designed to appeal to both current fans as well as new audiences.

Collections Centre

Also opening on the 13 February is the new Collections Centre, allowing public access for the first time to an extra 250 cars from the reserve collections of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust and the Jaguar Heritage Trust.

Grand Opening

The Museum will be officially opened by Managing Director, Julie Tew at 10am on the 13 February, along with a live broadcast from Touch FM. Visitors are encouraged to come along early to join in the celebrations.

Ms Tew said “We are delighted to re-open the Museum to visitors for half term. We have a packed programme of family events and tours, and visitors will be impressed with the changes we have made to the Museum.”

Great For Kids

Half term will kick off with Build a British Car Week” from 13 – 21 February. Children of all ages can test their knowledge with the ‘Family Story’ trail and join one of the workshops in the LEGO® Education Innovation Studio, where they can get creative building British cars with LEGO® bricks.