PRESS RELEASE: Dundee Museum of Transport Announces Official Opening Date

DUNDEE – Monday 16th December 2013 From left: Jack Reilly and Jimmy McDonell Dundee Museum of Transport (DMofT) announced on Saturday that their current premises at Market Mews will be opening to the public on Saturday 26th April 2014 after nearly four years of planning.  The announcement came during a book launch aboard the Frigate […]

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Caledon Shipyard book launch: 14 December 2013 (updated)

Further to recent posts seeking funding – see this post and this post – we are delighted to announce that author Jack B. Reilly, in association with Dundee Museum of Transport, is holding a formal launch of his book “The Caledon Shipyard: the foundation, the people, the ships and its demise”. The event takes place […]

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Update: Turn green chips into cash [updated with photo]

Further to this post in August 2013 we are delighted to announce that Dundee Museum of Transport amassed sufficient ‘green chips’ at Asda Milton of Craigie to receive a cheque for £200. Pictured are Yvanne McLaren, Community Life Champion at Asda Dundee Milton (right) and Museum Chairman Jimmy McDonell. Many thanks to everyone for their […]

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Update: Seeking funding to publish important book about Caledon Shipyard

Further to this post in May 2013 we are delighted to announce that we have secured the necessary funding for “The Caledon Shipyard – The Foundation, The People, The Ships and its Demise” by Jack Reilly to be published. In particular we would like to thank the following for their support in making sure this very […]

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Turn green chips into cash

Dundee Museum of Transport has a box for customers to put green plastic chips into at ASDA, Milton of Craigie, Dundee. If we collect the most chips we can win £200 for the Transport Museum and it ends very shortly Currently we are doing very well but we need as much support as possible. So […]

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Seeking funding to publish important book about Caledon Shipyard

Dundee Museum of Transport is working hard to secure funding to pay for the publication of Jack Reilly’s incredibly detailed book “The Caledon Shipyard”. Our target is to raise £10,000 and we have just managed to secure a donation of £1,000. This, along with two £2,000 donations, now means we are half-way there. This book is an […]

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Now you can show your support by donating online

Dundee Museum of Transport registered as a charity in Scotland, number SC041529, in June 2010. Since then we have been working very hard to establish a museum in Dundee to showcase our local hidden transport heritage. We have been very fortunate to receive a number of grants for which we are very grateful. However you […]

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Museum of Transport wins £6000 RBS CommunityForce grant

Dundee Museum of Transport registered with RBS CommunityForce, an initiative which sees them working with local communities to support the people, projects and charities making a real difference where you live. Voting was open for four weeks from 26 September 2011 and in the Dundee area we received 765 votes making us the regional winner. […]

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Get ready to vote for Dundee Museum of Transport

Dundee Museum of Transport has registered with RBS CommunityForce. This is an initiative which sees them working with local communities to support the people, projects and charities making a real difference where you live. If we receive enough support the Museum could receive a grant of £6000. Part of the grant would go towards our […]

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