Truck Extravaganza 2019

Last Sunday 19th May the museum hosted it’s very first Truck Extravaganza! Over 10 vehicles attended, some dating from as far back as the 1950s. Height for Hire came along with their cherry picker and some fantastic shots were taken from above – check out our slideshow for some images from this event. Dundee Slot […]

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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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We Are 5 Today!

Today, the 26th April 2019, the Dundee Museum of Transport marks its 5th birthday!  To celebrate this milestone we once again play host to National Drive-It Day. This coming Sunday, the 28th of April, there will be a street display of vehicles, family-friendly activities, stalls and tea-on-the-bus – check-out the images below for an idea of what […]

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Steam Weekend 2019

Despite the cold and often wet weather, Dundee Museum of Transport’s first big event for 2019 – The Spring Model Steam Weekend – was enjoyed by all. The heavy rain on Saturday stopped the outdoor engines from being able to run however by Sunday we were back on track. Here are some images from the […]

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On this day: 3rd April (1832), the full extent of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway line opens

                    George Kinloch, Dundee’s first elected MP, was a great supporter of the idea of a Dundee and Newtyle railway. In 1826, Kinloch piloted a Bill through Parliament, leading to the creation of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway Company – wherein he swiftly took upon himself […]

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“Preparing for the Future” Heritage Lottery Funded Project comes to an end at Dundee Museum of Transport

A year long Heritage Lottery Funded Project that strengthened governance and embedded resilience at Dundee Museum of Transport has officially ended. In late 2017, Dundee Museum of Transport received £14,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for their project Preparing for the future: building skills and capacity at the Dundee Museum of Transport. The funding enabled […]

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Ford – Sierra RS Cosworth – 1986-1987 (United Kingdom)

The Sierra project was instigated in 1983 by the head of Ford Motorsport to create a competitive competition car. Ford then engaged Cosworth, who had developed the likes of DFV engines for Ford in the sixties and seventies (Cosworth-Ford were very successful in Formula 1 at this period). The Sierra 3-door was selected as the […]

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Museum Annual Pass Launched

We are excited to announce the launch of our new annual passes! The annual passes offer great value for families, couples and adults as they can be used all year round and are valid during our special day-time events including the Steam Weekends, Bus & Coach Day and Emergency Vehicle Day. Passes can be purchased […]

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