Dundee’s museum of transport
Here you will hear the stories of local transport pioneers and innovators, explore our diverse range of vehicles from both local and national collections, and even get up close to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
The story of Dundee’s transport spans a range of genres, from the city’s tram network, to its railway and maritime history, and everything in-between. Our enthusiastic guides will recount tales of the city’s transport heritage and lead you through the exciting and packed exhibition galleries. A visit to the museum will allow you to discover the past, the present, and the future of transport of the city and surrounding area.
Experience, Explore and Enjoy…
Could you spare a few hours a week to volunteer with our visitor services team? We’re currently looking for front of house volunteers to welcome visitors, issue tickets, serve in our shop and café, and act as guides around the museum.
If you’re looking for a new challenge in 2022 then get in touch with our volunteer co-ordinator to find out how you can become part of this friendly team.
We’ll provide full training and a uniform, and support you to make the most of this opportunity as you support the museum to share Dundee’s transport heritage.
Kids-Go-Free for the month of April!
The Museum is open 10am - 4.30pm Wednesdays to Mondays from March to October. Last entry 4pm.
We are #1 out of 118 speciality museums in Dundee on Tripadvisor.
There is no need to pre-book for normal museum entry, however, please book your tickets online if you are coming for one of our events
Admission to the museum and events are free for members who don’t need to book but should show their membership card on arrival.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
We are an independent museum which preserves the transport heritage of Dundee and the surrounding areas. We reflect the past, showcase classic vehicles and look forward to a net-zero, sustainable, transport future reflecting Dundee as a forward-thinking city. We aim to educate and inspire visitors, giving them a memorable, hands-on experience whilst they explore the museum’s collections, exhibits, interactive displays and activities.
Led by trustees and a small staff team, the museum is also very dependent on the commitment, time, and energy of its volunteers who bring many years of experience and skills to the team.
Dundee’s transport museum
We have a diverse programme of events throughout the year from large exhibitions, to workshops, open days, and special events for families. Some events are included with Museum entry fee, but some may have an additional cost. Browse our events and exhibitions programmes here.
Dundee Museum of Transport is proposing to renovate and restore the derelict former Maryfield Tram Depot into a new, world-class home for the museum. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas about the project! Please click below to complete the survey, and thank you!
Covid safety measures
Please check the Scottish Government’s website if you’re unsure whether you should visit. Be assured that we have taken precautions to guarantee your safety whilst at the museum.
We are open from 10am until 4.30pm every day except Tuesdays.
We will be limiting the number of visitors allowed in the museum at any one time. You can call on 01382 455196 before coming to visit to check how busy we are.
We look forward to seeing you!
Visited here on a family trip to Dundee. What a great little museum. It’s packed with great vehicles and interesting displays. The staff were absolutely brilliant and really made the visit even better.
They have a one way system in place and it works really well. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is there and really cool to see in the flesh.
The staff are all volunteers and it shows with their enthusiasm and we’re on hand to answer any questions and tell stories about their interesting finds. They even let our son sit in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Fire Engine which he was thrilled about.
I would highly recommend a visit here if you are in Dundee
Tickets for events must be booked in advance.
Events are free for members who don’t need to book but should show their membership card on arrival.