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    Bury Transport Museum Family Weekends23 October 2010Come and be part of the fun and magic at various family weekends throughout the year. The autumn festival will take over East Lancashire Railway with a fabulous programme of fun and hands-on events, workshops and special train rides.

    Halloween Ghost Train 30 October 2010Prepare for the scare and take an evening trip into the unknown with free travel for children in spooky costume. Pre-booking essential to avoid disappointment.

    Santa Specials 27 November 24 December 2010Santa Claus will be visiting the railway once again, travelling on our popular Santa Special. Each child will receive a present, whilst adults enjoy a sherry and mince pie. Pre-booking essential to avoid disappointment.

    1940s Wartime WeekendLast May Bank Holiday 2011Discover what life was like during the 1940s at this award-winning event, including brass band concerts, The Forces Sweethearts shows, tea dances, food and vintage clothing stalls, battle re-enactments and the big Parade on Sunday.

    YOUR VISIT Location & contact Bury Transport Museum Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, Castlecroft Road, Bury BL9 0LNT. 0161 763 7949E. transport.museum@east-lancs-rly.co.uk

    Opening times

    10am4pm, Wednesday to Sunday + Bank Holiday Mondays Please check website for opening times over holiday periods.

    Admission prices Adult 2.80, Child 1.90 (515 years old inclusive)Adult concession 1.90 (Over 60 or registered disabled)Family 7.50 (2 adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children) Reduced ticket prices available if purchased at an East Lancashire Railway ticket office at the same time as matching return tickets to/from Bury.

    Access The museum is fully accessible for visitors in wheelchairs with lifts to the platform levels and the education room. Blue badge parking is available alongside the museum building for easy access to the main entrance.

    Dont forget all the annual family friendly events at East Lancashire Railway!

    For the latest event dates and details check www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk

    Sign up to our regular e-newsletter and be the first to know about news, competitions, special offers and ideas on what to see & do.

    Vintage vehicles Interactive displays Events & workshops Tours & learning

    Keep in Touch!

    FUNDRAISINGWe are a mainly volunteer-run organisation and rely on your support. A small donation will help with the running and maintaining of the magnificent building and museum as well as the collections.

    Buy a slate and help support the museum! By purchasing a slate you can help us reach our target, and take home something memorable. You can see where your slate is located at www.burytransportmuseum.org.uk

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  • TOURS & MORENot just for transport buffs, the museum invites visitors to get hands on with building bridges, rubbing coins, trying on period costumes and driving a bus simulator.

    Learn more about the local transport history at one of our regular free tours. Our volunteers, many of whom have been personally involved with the local transport for many years, are available to give talks about the various vehicles, objects and collections.

    See a vintage fire engine up close, hear about the tram that used to be a fish & chip shop, find out the story of Dean the living van and where Steamroller Hilda got her name from. Bury Transport Museum offers a compelling insight into the local transport history and peoples lives and jobs in the early 20th century.

    After a 3million refurbishment, Bury Transport Museum is now re-open to the public. Housed in the beautifully restored 1848 Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, the museum welcomes little ones and grown ups to a brand-new interior with a fascinating collection of vintage vehicles and original artefacts as well as interactive displays.

    LEARNINGBury Transport Museum offers modern facilities and an exciting education programme, including the Geography Rail Trail, the Bury Town Trail and the popular Evacuee Experience which uses hands-on activities and original artefacts and documents from WWII to bring history of the evacuees back to life.

    For more information about school visits, please call 0161 763 7949.

    VENUE HIREWith brand new meeting facilities overlooking the museums impressive main exhibition hall, we have the perfect set up for meetings and conferences of up to 25 people.

    Contact us on 0161 763 7949 or email transport.museum@east-lancs-rly.co.uk for a detailed proposal including catering.

    WorkshopsDuring school holidays and selected weekends through out the year, we have a regular programme of hands-on craft activities for children. If you have a little artist in the making who loves to draw, colour and create small masterpieces then come along and be creative.

    Look out for our regular workshop flyers or visit www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk

    www.burytransportmuseum.org.ukwww.burytransportmuseum.org.uk

  • TOURS & MORENot just for transport buffs, the museum invites visitors to get hands on with building bridges, rubbing coins, trying on period costumes and driving a bus simulator.

    Learn more about the local transport history at one of our regular free tours. Our volunteers, many of whom have been personally involved with the local transport for many years, are available to give talks about the various vehicles, objects and collections.

    See a vintage fire engine up close, hear about the tram that used to be a fish & chip shop, find out the story of Dean the living van and where Steamroller Hilda got her name from. Bury Transport Museum offers a compelling insight into the local transport history and peoples lives and jobs in the early 20th century.

    After a 3million refurbishment, Bury Transport Museum is now re-open to the public. Housed in the beautifully restored 1848 Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, the museum welcomes little ones and grown ups to a brand-new interior with a fascinating collection of vintage vehicles and original artefacts as well as interactive displays.

    LEARNINGBury Transport Museum offers modern facilities and an exciting education programme, including the Geography Rail Trail, the Bury Town Trail and the popular Evacuee Experience which uses hands-on activities and original artefacts and documents from WWII to bring history of the evacuees back to life.

    For more information about school visits, please call 0161 763 7949.

    VENUE HIREWith brand new meeting facilities overlooking the museums impressive main exhibition hall, we have the perfect set up for meetings and conferences of up to 25 people.

    Contact us on 0161 763 7949 or email transport.museum@east-lancs-rly.co.uk for a detailed proposal including catering.

    WorkshopsDuring school holidays and selected weekends through out the year, we have a regular programme of hands-on craft activities for children. If you have a little artist in the making who loves to draw, colour and create small masterpieces then come along and be creative.

    Look out for our regular workshop flyers or visit www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk

    www.burytransportmuseum.org.ukwww.burytransportmuseum.org.uk

  • TOURS & MORENot just for transport buffs, the museum invites visitors to get hands on with building bridges, rubbing coins, trying on period costumes and driving a bus simulator.

    Learn more about the local transport history at one of our regular free tours. Our volunteers, many of whom have been personally involved with the local transport for many years, are available to give talks about the various vehicles, objects and collections.

    See a vintage fire engine up close, hear about the tram that used to be a fish & chip shop, find out the story of Dean the living van and where Steamroller Hilda got her name from. Bury Transport Museum offers a compelling insight into the local transport history and peoples lives and jobs in the early 20th century.

    After a 3million refurbishment, Bury Transport Museum is now re-open to the public. Housed in the beautifully restored 1848 Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, the museum welcomes little ones and grown ups to a brand-new interior with a fascinating collection of vintage vehicles and original artefacts as well as interactive displays.

    LEARNINGBury Transport Museum offers modern facilities and an exciting education programme, including the Geography Rail Trail, the Bury Town Trail and the popular Evacuee Experience which uses hands-on activities and original artefacts and documents from WWII to bring history of the evacuees back to life.

    For more information about school visits, please call 0161 763 7949.

    VENUE HIREWith brand new meeting facilities overlooking the museums impressive main exhibition hall, we have the perfect set up for meetings and conferences of up to 25 people.

    Contact us on 0161 763 7949 or email transport.museum@east-lancs-rly.co.uk for a detailed proposal including catering.

    WorkshopsDuring school holidays and selected weekends through out the year, we have a regular programme of hands-on craft activities for children. If you have a little artist in the making who loves to draw, colour and create small masterpieces then come along and be creative.

    Look out for our regular workshop flyers or visit www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk

    www.burytransportmuseum.org

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