Our 2016 Events
Open Day at the Museum - Easter Sunday 27 March and Sunday 6 November
Our long established Open Days allow visitors access to the 'hidden' areas of our Museum, including our workshop, and a chance to see some of the vehicles - including those awaiting and under restoration - which are not normally on public display. The Museum hosts our own refreshments stand, as well as several visiting enthusiasts' sales stalls. A variety of visiting vehicles - from motor cycles through cars and small commercial vehicles to large commercials and buses and coaches - visits for the day.
Also, many of our cars and buses take to the road for the day and offer a chance to see, hear - and of course travel on - yesterday's transport.
The 'bus services' for this event have grown in recent years - many visiting buses and coaches, both regular and one-off visitors from around the country join with our own 'fleet' to provide free services for our visitors, the Easter event usually sees around 20-25 buses 'in service', the 'end of season' event in November has 30 or more buses, and offers a rare chance to see our buses out and about after dark.
NOTE - other than visiting classic vehicles, parking at the Museum is limited to 'blue badge' holders. We run frequent free bus services from Lincoln City Centre and from a nearby 'park and ride' site. More information will be posted before each event.
More information about the 6 November 2016 event will be posted here nearer the time, along with stall holder and large vehicle entry forms, but make a diary date now!
See more about recent events -
Easter 2016 -
November 2015 -
Easter 2015 -
Some videos of past events on YouTube can be seen here.
Vehicle Rally at Castle Rally - May
This is our main event of the year for cars, motor cycles and small commercial vehicles, set in the elegant surroundings of Lincoln Castle in the heart of Lincoln's historic Cathedral Quarter. Up to 200 vehicles attend this annual and prestigious event.
The date for 2017's event has not yet been fixed - we will announce this as soon as possible.
Reports and pictures of previous events - 2016 Rally - 2015 Rally - 2014 Rally
Car Running Day at the Museum - Bank Holiday Monday 29 August
An informal event offering a chance to take a ride in some of our vintage and classic cars. This event began in 2013, and has now become an annual event.
Visiting classic cars are welcome.
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Other Local Events
Our vehicles often get out and about from the Museum and can be seen at other events and vehicle rallies around Lincolnshire and beyond.
We regularly take part in the 'Discover Lincolnshire' weekend in March and Heritage Open Days in September each year.
We do not have the resources to include listings of other organisations' events on our website - we would suggest
Bus Events - Classic Buses website Events Diary
Car Events - Classic Shows UK
Historic & Classic Vehicle Events in central and N England, Scotland & Wales - Morgans Year Book
Local Events - Lincolnite - Lincolnshire Echo - Lincs FM - Visit Lincolnshire
(We can not accept responsibility for the contents of linked websites.)
Page updated 29.5.16