National Transport Museum

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Things to do in County Dublin, Ireland - National Transport Museum - YourDaysOut
Heritage Depot, Howth Castle, Howth, Dublin, Ireland
Open Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays 2.00 pm-5.00 pm. Also open 26 Dec – 1 Jan 2.00 pm-5.00 pm
Adult - EUR 3.00 Child - EUR 3.00 Family - EUR 8.00
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The Transport Museum Society of Ireland began with an abortive 1949 effort to preserve three Dublin trams. Totally voluntary, the Society became a limited company in 1971 and is now a registered charity, operating to international museum standards. This is Ireland's only comprehensive assembly of public service and commercial road transport. Even the humblest vehicles are noteworthy; many are the sole extant examples of once familiar types; several others are very rare and some are unique. Portraying the Golden Age of commercials, the collection includes some 30 marques, more than half of them now demised. All four Irish commercial vehicle builders are represented. In 1973, when we had 25 vehicles, a survey of the principal vehicle types then working in Ireland led to the compilation of a Forward Preservation List setting out well in advance what should be preserved. Regularly updated, the list has served all interests well ever since. Vehicles come by donation, loan or purchase, are...

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1 reviews for National Transport Museum

The Dad 4 / 5
From Ireland, Co. Dublin

Kids loved this. Space is tight but for €8 we spent a very enjoyable hour. Our son always asks to go back and see the "olden times" bus.

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