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The Transport Museum, Wythall

The Transport Museum, Wythall

Address

Chapel Lane,
Wythall,
Worcestershire,
B47 6JX

Details

We have experienced educational guides, all CRB checked, to help you make the most of your school visit.

Ideally suited for these Key Stage 1 and 2 National Curriculum themes

Geography (Year 2) - Unit 4: "Going to the seaside"
History (Year 1/2) - Unit 3: "What were seaside holidays like in the past?"
History (Year 3/4) - Unit 9: "What was it like for children in the Second World War?"
History (Year 3/4) - Unit 18: "What was it like to live here in the past?"
History (Year 5/6) - Unit 13: "How has life in Britain changed since 1948?"
STANDARD VISIT

FREE if booked before April 1st. Send an email now to education@wythall.org.uk or request more details

Normally £60 for up to 50 children, then £1 per head above 50. Teachers and other adults looking after the children are free.

This includes:

Meet and greet for your party
Introductory video presentation
Experienced Museum guides
Role play and activities as per your requirements
Full access to The Power Hall exhibition and vehicle displays
(Other halls may be open by prior arrangement)
Picnic area and cafe (soft drinks/crisps/biscuits only)
Museum gift shop
All visits can be tailored to meet the needs of your party and the age range concerned.

OPTIONAL MINIATURE TRAIN RIDE :
For an additional charge of £40 the children and their carers can enjoy rides behind a miniature steam locomotive.

OPTIONAL VINTAGE BUS RIDE :

For an additional charge of £40 per trip, a ride of about 20 minutes round the lanes near the Museum in an classic bus is a fun evocation of the past and brings the exhibits to life. Please note that our buses are not fitted with seat belts.

Shorter or longer rides can be provided, please state your requirements and we will be happy to quote.

OPTIONAL COLLECT, DELIVER AND RETURN BY VINTAGE BUS:

As a licensed bus operator we are able to offer this facility within a limited distance from the museum. For schools within a 25 mile radius, the charge is £150. Other distances are subject to a separate quotation, please ask for details.

Please note that our buses are not fitted with seat belts.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Location

Directions

See location of The Transport Museum, Wythall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SP 073749  Lat: 52.37271 Long: -1.89300

By Road:
From M42 J3, go north on A435 towards Birmingham until 1st island (Becketts Restaurant), sign posted from this point.
Left at island into Middle Lane; left again into Chapel Lane, right at former church; museum straight ahead.

By Public Transport:
Occasionally the museum operates its own bus from the Alexander Theatre, central Birmingham, on major event days.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Wythall station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted