New Forward Plan 2020 – 2025

Dundee Museum of Transport is looking to the future.  Find out about our long-term plans in our a new Forward Plan for the next 5 years, 2020 – 2025. The plan will inevitably evolve and grow over the next five years but the one constant that we need is you! Your comments, suggestions and messages […]

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Out in the community…

Dundee Museum of Transport has had a busy year engaging with local community groups and clubs. To extend our audiences and enhance the profile of the museum, we have went out to various groups across Tayside to speak about the museum, it’s collection and activities and our future. This year we have already met with […]

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A New Home: Former Maryfield Tram Depot Project Update

Dundee Museum of Transport members enjoyed an evening reception this week, with new plans and an update on the progress of the former Maryfield Tram Depot development project. Andrew Black of Andrew Black Design Architects provided an overview and rationale for the new plans. Following consultation with members, residents and interest parties earlier this year, […]

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DING-DING! BUSES GALORE AT THE TRANSPORT MUSEUM

Single-deckers, double-deckers, open-toppers and coaches – this week you can see them all at Dundee Museum of Transport. The museum is hosting two bus-themed events, the first kicking off on Thursday 13th June at 6pm with an illustrated talk on Dundee Buses: From Green to Blue by transport enthusiast and amateur photographer Derek Simpson. The […]

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‘Bridgescapes: Scotland’s Bridge Building Heritage’ by L. Bruce Keith

Our first museum talk of the 2019 season kicks off on the 22nd of May, 6pm, with ‘Bridgescapes: Scotland’s Bridge Building Heritage’ by L. Bruce Keith. Join us for a fascinating journey through Scotland’s Bridge Building Heritage. Scotland boasts a rich and varied heritage. Its landscapes and history combine to provide a legacy of human […]

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Dundee Museum of Transport Re-opening Reception

The team at Dundee Museum of Transport would like to thank members, volunteers and invited guests for coming along on a very chilly day yesterday, Friday 1st February, to get a sneak preview of the new displays for 2019 and to hear about the museum and it’s future plans. Following a welcome address by the […]

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Dundee Museum of Transport & Alzheimer’s Scotland Project

Dundee Museum of Transport and Alzheimer’s Scotland joined forces for 6 months in 2018 for a pilot project aimed at supporting individuals living with dementia and their carers. The project started with monthly groups of day service clients (a maximum of 12 individuals, including carers) being invited for a tour of the museum and an […]

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Volunteer Thank You

Trustees Don Ridgway and Peter Webber were delighted to present museum volunteer Ian Innes with a thank you card and gift voucher this week. Ian showed exceptional customer service during the museum’s recent VisitScotland assessment, achieving five stars in the service and hospitality grading. The museum achieved an overall grading of three stars and will […]

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Volunteer Profile – David Reid

David has been signed up as a museum volunteer since May 2017. He splits his time between working at the front desk and as a guide. He is always extremely willing to help wherever he is needed. Q.    What made you become a volunteer at the DMofT? A.     While on a career break, […]

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Dundee Sportsman Dinner – Award presentation

We were the proud hosts of the award ceremony for the Dundee Sportsman Dinner last weekend. This was an awards presentation to clubs and individuals from fundraising from the dinner in September 2017 and a fantastic £18,750 was distributed! The award ceremony was held on the 27th January and it was the best turnout yet […]

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