On this day: 18th August 1966, the Tay Road Bridge opened

On this day: 18th August 1966, the Tay Road Bridge opened linking Dundee city centre with Fife. Thousands attended the official opening by the Queen Mother. A 50 ft (15 m) tall commemorative obelisk stands at the Newport side, with a smaller memorial obelisk at the Dundee side, to commemorate the six men who died […]

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Tay Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Event

We hope you can all come along to what will be an amazing day out for everyone! Sunday 21st August 2016!   With vintage shuttles running between the museum, Dundee Waterfront, Tayport and Newport with Slessor Gardens in full use- it’s going to be a day not to miss! See below for all the details. […]

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Tay Road Bridge – Parade

Dundee Museum of Transport is currently organising a major parade to celebrate 50 years of the Tay Road Bridge.  As part of the parade, the aim is to have one car from each year since the bridge was built – 50 vehicles from vintage to brand new!  So, if you have a vehicle that fits […]

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More items added to our online shop

Just in time for Christmas we are pleased to announce that we have added many more items to our online shop including many DMofT items, a wide range of transport-related books, a special five-visit ticket deal and special bundles to save you even more. Plus if you haven’t already joined you can add a membership […]

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Overgate exhibition photographs added to website

A collection of 24 photographs from our extremely successful exhibition at Overgate, Dundee on 2 June 2012 has now been added to our Event photos 2012 section. This event not only marked the official launch of our new exhibition trailer but allowed us to display many new exhibits acquired and restored by the Museum. We […]

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Old Dundee Transport pictures used on our banner

Unveiled on Sunday 4 April 2010 the Dundee Museum of Transport banner featured seven images from Dundee’s transport heritage. Following requests for more details the seven original images used for the banner have now been added to our collections gallery. If you have more photographs of Dundee’s Transport heritage please get in touch through our contact […]

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