“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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Dundee Museum of Transport Re-opening Reception

The team at Dundee Museum of Transport would like to thank members, volunteers and invited guests for coming along on a very chilly day yesterday, Friday 1st February, to get a sneak preview of the new displays for 2019 and to hear about the museum and it’s future plans. Following a welcome address by the […]

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Ford Fiesta – Mk. III – 1996 (1.1 Litre). Charity Car

  To toast Burns Night, the Dundee Museum of Transport celebrates its’ Tartan exhibit.                               The ‘Highlanders’ Jo Williamson, Gordon Blair, Rick Wright, and Brian Meldrum set out from John O’Groats to Siberia (via the Gobi Desert in Mongolia); and back […]

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Dundee Museum of Transport & Alzheimer’s Scotland Project

Dundee Museum of Transport and Alzheimer’s Scotland joined forces for 6 months in 2018 for a pilot project aimed at supporting individuals living with dementia and their carers. The project started with monthly groups of day service clients (a maximum of 12 individuals, including carers) being invited for a tour of the museum and an […]

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Standard Motor Company – Little Nine – 1933 (United Kingdom)

Founded in Coventry in 1903 by R.W. Maudslay, the Standard Motor Company was financed by Sir John Wolfe-Barry through a £3,000 gift. Their first car was in production by the end of 1903 and featured a single cylinder engine. Production had increased thanks to expansion into larger 6-cylinder engine cars by 1906. To accommodate this, […]

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