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British Commercial Vehicle Museum

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The British Commercial Vehicle Museum at Leyland, Lancashire is dedicated to preserving the physical evidence of the history of the road transportation industry in the United Kingdom. This proud history is illustrated through a collection of fully restored vans, trucks and buses produced and sold by the British Commercial Vehicle industry over the past 100 years, including dramatic 'sound and light' sets which bring the role of the vehicle to life.

More than 50 exhibits are on permanent display. Special exhibits include the oldest-known preserved commercial vehicle in existance, a 100 tonne Scammell, the Popemobile, a horse-drawn carriages. steam vehicles and fire engines.

Other dates / times available for Group Bookings. Discounts for group bookings (12 or more in party).

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