Dover Transport Museum Entrance

The Museum re-opened on Sunday 16th January 2022.

We look forward to welcoming visitors old and new, don’t forget if you purchased your ticket within the last 12 months your ticket is still valid.

Check for upcoming, Events on the News tab above

We are now open on Sundays from 10:30am with the
last entry at 2:30pm.

From 6th April we will be open on Wednesdays and Sundays, last entry 3:30pm.

Pay on arrival, no need to pre-book, all tickets are valid for 12 months from 1st visit.

Please note:
we would be grateful if you would continue to wear face masks and observe social distancing.

We encourage visitors over 16 to provide Test and Trace details by using the NHS QR code on the form available.

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. and a taxi & bus hunt for children, 


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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.

Dover Transport Museum

Willingdon Road
Whitfield, Dover
Kent, CT16 2JX

Tel: 01304 822409



Registered Charity No. 289484
Registered in England No. 1690404
Vintage Transport Vehicles
Dover Transport Vehicles
Dover Transport Museum Logo


By Car - Willingdon Rd, Dover, Whitfield, Dover CT16 2JX, UK

The Museum is located just off the A2 at Whitfield, 3 miles outside Dover, follow brown tourism signs to the museum. CT16 2JX or CT16 2HQ

Sat-Nav coordinates  N 51:09:004 & E 1:17:426

If your 'sat nav' directs you along 'Old Park Hill' please find an alternative route as this is a No Through Road

By Bus

Bus services run from Dover town centre and stop at Honeywood Road, from here walk towards the superstore, turn right into Menzies Road, then left into Willingdon Road. The Museum is located on the left.

For all bus times visit:

Visiting From Overseas

The Museum is located approx 3 miles from the Port of Dover. Ferries run several times a day to and from both Dunkirk and Calais.

For ferry information visit: or


For all Enquires please call 01304 822409

Dave Atkins - Chairman of Trustees & General Manager
Group Booking 01304 822409 or 01303 248999 -

Brian Flood - Vice Chairman & Company Secretary
01304 822409 or 07511794798 -

Andy Cousins - Collections Manager
(Enquiries regarding donation or loan of items to the museum collection,
and access to the museum library and records)

School Visits Coordinator

Richard Berryman - Retail Manager

Wendy Poulter - Membership Secretary & Volunteers Coordinator