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Sunday, May 14 11:00AM
Open on Saturday and Sunday from 11.00am to 5.00pm each day (last admission 4.00pm)
What’s happening this weekend:
We are holding a 1940s weekend featuring some of our trolleybuses that were in service during that decade: a selection of these trolleybuses will be available to ride on. On Sunday ONLY, in association with Thorne's 1940s Weekend, we are operating an hourly free bus service from Thorne to the Trolleybus Museum and back.
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Our normal attractions include:
- Selection of trolleybuses in operation to ride on
- In-house 5-rated cafe serving made-to-order meals, delicious home-made cakes and hot and cold drinks
- Vintage motorbus guided tour of surrounding local area (the Isle of Axholme)
- “The Trolleybus During the First Wold War” exhibition
- Trolleybus displays
- 1950s/ 60s shop window displays
- The period Sunbeam cycle shop exhibition
- 1950s Prefab “home” display
- Audio-visual presentations in the “Regal” lecture theatre
- Children's full-sized trolleybus "Have a Go at Driving” simulator (located in the café)
- Guided tours of vehicles in the main depot building
- Souvenir shop
- Gardens & nature trail
Ample FREE parking (including for coaches)
Admission prices this weekend:
Note: Our admission prices include a 10% (rounded up) gift aid donation
Adult: £8.00 - "Adult" is defined as a person aged 17 to 60 inclusive and who is not eligible to be classified as a "Concession" (see below).
Senior £7.00 - "Senior is defined as a person aged 61 or over and who is not eligible to be classified as a "Concession" (see below)
Concession £6.00 - “Concession” is defined as the following:
- a child aged 5 to 16 inclusive
- a person who is registered as disabled
- a person acting as a carer for a (or a group o) disabled person(s) also visiting the Museum
- a university student (student union ID must be produced)
Family £25.50 - “Family” is defined as a party of 2 adults (they may be either “Adults” or “Seniors”) accompanied by up to 4 “Concessions”
THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL CHARGES! Our admission prices are all-inclusive, so it include ALL trolleybus and motorbus rides, and will admit visitors to ALL available exhibitions and attractions.
Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control and on a lead. Please note that (apart from guide and other assistance dogs) they are not permitted in certain buildings, including the café and the souvenir shop. For the security and comfort of passengers, it will be at the discretion of the conductor whether a dog may be allowed on a trolleybus or motorbus. We endeavour to provide bowls of water for dogs – please ask a Museum official if these are empty or not obviously available!.
Public transport links
In association with the Thorne 1940s Weekend, we are operating a FREE hourly bus service today (Sunday) ONLY between King's Chamber PH (Thorne) and the Trolleybus Museum and back, traveling via Thorne North Railway Station, Thorne town centre and Thorne Memorial Park Gates. Journeys will operate at the following times:
From King’s Chamber PH
From the Trolleybus Museum
Advertised free bus services are operated by Sandtoft Transport Centre Limited. Payment for admission to the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft is not a condition of carriage.
Note:There is a FREE link to/ from the Trolleybus Museum with a scheduled bus service at Epworth on Saturday
We look forward to welcoming you to the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft this weekend!
Location: The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft