Planning for Re-opening

Whilst we currently remain closed, we are making preparations to re-open our museum in a few weeks time, once Government permission is given. Changes are being made to our reception area and a one way system will operate. Our new visitor information sheet is available here […]

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Klaxon Issue 2 Released

The latest edition of The Klaxon is now available. It covers a wide range of transport related subject from the history of ice cream vans to the future of transportation. Cick on the front cover picture to download – and enjoy. […]

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Free Colouring Pages

The daughter of one of our Trustees has spent her time in quarantine making colouring sheets for the Museum! If you’re getting bored at home, why not print them off and colour them in? Send pictures of your finished piece to k.southern@dmoft.co.uk, and we’ll post it on our Facebook page! […]

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Announcing ‘the klaxon’

We thought that you might all be getting bored stuck at home so have quickly assembled an editorial team and put together the first edition of ‘the klaxon’. We hope that you enjoy it. Please let us have comments, suggestions and articles for Volume 2. Click on the front cover image to load the magazine. […]

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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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From our archive: Argyle Commercial Vehicles

Argyle Motor Manufacturing Company, Ltd., were launched by managing director William Moffat on November, 1968 in the Flakefield estate in East Kilbride. Their aim was to produce, in limited production and to order, hand-built lorries made in Scotland with a payload of 16-ton and two possible chassis, either rigid or tipper. The company became a […]

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Museum Collection: Wooden Horse-drawn Ambulance

Ambulances are a relatively new invention, having been created towards the end of the 19th century. Before then, police, firefighters, and taxi drivers would staff their vehicles with wheeled stretchers – or “litters”, as they were known – in case they were called to take an ill or injured person to the nearest hospital or […]

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