Fun for all the family. The Heritage Motor Centre houses informative and interactive exhibitions charting the history of British motoring from the 1890s to present day.
Walk the 'Time Road' and discover how motoring and family life has changed through the decades with period music and memorable events including the introduction of double yellow lines.
Travel through 'Making British Cars' and see how influential the motor industry has been over the years and where it is heading in the future.
Get 'Under The Skin' and unravel the mystery of how cars work with interactive exhibits. Experience how suspension has improved over time and compare the difference between rack and pin and power steering.
Free guided tours twice a day. (These may not be available on large event days)
Onsite café serving hot and cold meals and snacks.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES include:
Land Rover Experience - Why not enjoy a ride in a real Land Rover - take a 20 minute taster session to experience the thrills and spills of off-road driving. These run daily throughout the year with qualified instructors driving you around a challenging off-road course over rocky inclines, steep descents and some pretty impressive water sections. Not suitable for children under 5 years. £9 Adult, £6 Child.
Children's playground (new for 2013) and picnic site.
EVENTS: Check our website for school holiday activities and special weekend events. www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk
Adult £12; Child £8 5-16 years Under 5's FREE; Family (2 adults, up to 3 children) £34; Concession £10.00
Annual passes available.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Mon 7 Jan 2013 - Mon 23 Dec 2013||Mon - Sun 10:00|
|Tue 24 Dec 2013 - Wed 1 Jan 2014|
|Thu 2 Jan 2014 - Tue 23 Dec 2014||Mon - Sun 10:00|
|Notes||Open Daily 10:00 to 17:00
Closed: 24 December to 1 January inclusive
Land Rover Experience runs daily
Miniature Roadway runs every weekend from Easter to October half term and daily during Warwickshire School Holidays (Easter, May half term, summer, Oct half term)
These rides are open to non museum visitors and are subject to availability and suitable weather conditions. Tickets must be bought from the Museum and we suggest you buy your tickets and book a time slot on arrival.
Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ
Map reference: SP 358543 Lat: 52.18614 Long: -1.47703
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 11 miles (17.7 kms) from Bus from Leamington station
Bus no. 77 goes from Leamington Spa to the Centre, see www.stagecoachbus.com for the timetable.
|Sat 25 May 2013 - Sun 2 Jun 2013||M>A>D May Half Term|
|Sat 8, Sun 9 Jun 2013||Classic and Vintage Commercial Show|
|Mon 17 Jun 2013||Banbury Run|
|Sun 7 Jul 2013||Gaydon Mini Show|
|Sat 20 Jul 2013 - Sun 1 Sep 2013||Summer Holiday Activities|
|Sat 3 Aug 2013||Geocaching Mega Event|
|Tue 13 - Thu 15 Aug 2013||Painting with PopBangColour|
|Sun 22 Sep 2013||Autumn Classic & Cream Tea Run|
|Sat 26 Oct 2013 - Sun 3 Nov 2013||Family Fun & Halloween Activities|
Award winning access facilities.
Gold Awards & Excellence in Tourism
Please note that special dietary requirements are on request only.