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May Day Bank Holiday Weekend Trolleyday

Monday, May 6 10:30AM - 04:30PM

Open:

Open May Day Bank Holiday weekend on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10.30am to 4.30pm each day (last admission 3.30pm)

Click here to see public transport links today

What’s happening this weekend:

As well as all our normal attractions and exhibitions, there will be a selection of trolleybuses available to ride on each day. On Saturday (4 May) ONLY we host a classic car show presented by Lincolnshire Louth Motor Club - Classic Section, when a range of cars dating from the 1930s through to the 1980s will be on display.

Please be aware that circumstances beyond our control may necessitate the cancellation or closure of any activity, facility or attraction.

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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)
  • TOY museum - Please note that due to illness, the opening of our new TOY museum has had to be postponed - probably until the end of May. We very much regret this delay and apologise for any disappointment caused. We will provide details of the opening date on the Open Days at a Glance page in due course
  • 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)

Under-5s:         Free

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

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. At the discretion of the conductor (for the comfort of passengers), dogs may be allowed on trolleybuses and motorbuses.

Public transport links today (May Day Bank Holiday Monday)

Free Bus Service from Doncaster Interchange (adjacent to Doncaster Railway Station):

Doncaster Interchange (Bay C6)                                             depart 12.00 noon

Trolleybus Museum                                                                  arrive 12.40pm

 

Free Bus Service - Return trip from the Trolleybus Museum

Trolleybus Museum                                                                  depart 4.00pm

Doncaster Interchange                                                             arrive 4.40pm

Note:  On SATURDAY (4 May) there is a FREE return link at Epworth with scheduled Doncaster - Owston Ferry bus services. However, we regret that there is NO public transport link to the Trolleybus Museum on SUNDAY (5 May).

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.

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We look forward to welcoming you to the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft today and/ or over this weekend!

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The Trolleybus Museum
Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster
North Lincolnshire, DN8 5SX

AMPLE FREE PARKING
for cars and coaches

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