Museum open from Wednesday, February 14th

The museum will open at 10.30 on Wednesday February 14th and we look forward to welcoming all visitors. We have made changes, added items to the collection and invested in our cafe which is now able to offer a wider menu choice and a range of freshly made ground coffees. We will be open every Wednesday and Sunday throughout the year and all of the upcoming Bank Holidays. Check the website and social media for news of special events at the museum.

Opening Times

Opening times are between 1030 and 1530 with the last entry at 1430. Why not come along and enjoy a great day out for all the family. All full price, annual entry tickets are valid for a whole year from the date of first entry, so you can return on as many open days as you like.

About Dover Transport Museum

We are a registered charity and the only museum of its kind in Kent. The Dover Transport Museum is home to many forms of vintage transport and also features vintage shop fronts displaying the kind of items that were familiar to our young visitor’s grandparents and great-grandparents. With a large visitor-operated model railway a visit to the Dover Transport Museum makes a memorable family day out.

2024 Motorcycle Raffle Tickets

Win a 1957 150cc BSA Bantam in our raffle which is to be drawn at our Classic Motorcycle Show on Sunday, September 15th 2024. Buy your tickets at the museum or at the increasing number of outside events we are attending around the county. An alternative cash prize of £1000 is available to the winner.

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Dover Transport Museum Layout

What life was like years ago…

Our two large exhibition halls house recreated street scenes of old Dover businesses that will stir the memories of many older visitors and give younger ones a glimpse of how things used to be. The museum’s transport collection is only part of the hundreds of exhibits illustrating everyday life over the last 100 years.


The main attractions include:

Historic Vehicles *
Vintage Garage & Motorcycle Shop
Dover Car Ferry & Train Ferry Memorabilia
Model Railways
5″ Gauge Railway
Bygone Street Scenes
Model Cars
Romany Life Display
Channel Tunnel Memorabilia

* Not all vehicles in the collection may be on display at the time of your visit.

Dover Transport Museum is an independent charitable trust. The museum is staffed entirely by volunteer members of the Society

You can find out how to become a Society member by following the “SUPPORT US” link.