Facilities and Attractions

The Museum is open on specific open days (Trolleydays) each year between April and November with a varied programme of themes and attractions arranged for these open days.

To help plan your visit see our Open Days at a Glance page.

Directions to the Trolleybus Museum can be found here.

Facilities

The following facilities are normally available on our Trolleydays:

  • Ample FREE car parking **
  • Reserved spaces near the Museum entrance for disabled parking **
  • Coach parking
  • A wheelchair
  • Card payment facilities (not available in the café)
  • Accessible toilet (including an adjustable changing table for persons with special needs)
  • Parent & baby room
  • 5*-rated café
  • Museum shop
  • 1950's Prefab
  • Level and wheelchair access to most areas (please check our Accessibility page)
  • Picnic area **
  • Children’s outdoor play area
  • Children's indoor play area - including new SOFT PLAY zone

**  On some open days, parking (including disabled parking) may be located further from the Museum entrance than normal and some grassed areas may be in use for displays: see the page relevant to your visit date for planned alternative arrangements for car parking. Please note also that adverse weather may affect normal parking facilities.

Dogs
Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control and on a short 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.

Attractions

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The following attractions (click on individual items for additional information) are normally available on our Trolleydays:

1 These motor bus tours operated by the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft are provided free of charge and admission to the Trolleybus Museum is neither required nor granted by the use of these tours or any other free bus service provided by the Trolleybus Museum and payment for admission to the Trolleybus Museum is not a condition of carriage. 

1 These motor bus tours operated by the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft are provided free of charge and admission to the Trolleybus Museum is neither required nor granted by the use of these tours or any other free bus service provided by the Trolleybus Museum and payment for admission to the Trolleybus Museum is not a condition of carriage.

     

    On a Trolleyday Plus and on Sandtoft Gathering Day, additional visiting attractions are planned. See our Open Days at a Glance page and check out exactly what is scheduled for any one Trolleyday or Trolleyday Plus.

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

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    Although the Museum is closed to the public we still have a small army of volunteers working on a variety of tasks including essential site maintenance, vehicle restoration work and improving our visitor facilities.

    If you'd like to help please contact us at trolleybus@sandtoft.org

     

     

     

     

     

     

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