The London Motor Museum is in Hayes, Greater London. It is home to one of the largest collections of both classic and custom automobiles in Europe. At the Motor Museum, you will find over 200 of the finest collectibles including a 1937 Auburn Speedster, a 1967 ‘Eleanor’ GT%)) and a 1937 Lincoln Zephyr with over £155,000 worth of customisation. London Motor Museum really is truly remarkable.
More than Just classic cars, the London Motor Museum boasts a wide range of unique vehicles and exhibitions, ranging from the 1930s to present day. Exhibits include The Movie car section, The Bat-Cave (home to both the 1966 and 1989 Batmobile), Muscle car Alley, The Supercar Paddock (home to some of the fastest cars in the world), and much more. You will also see Herbie the Volkswagen Beetle and a Ford Gran Torino from the television series Starsky and Hutch.
The London Motor Museum also has a workshop that was opened in 2013 as a joint collaboration between Mansory and TKO London. The workshop allows visitors behind the scenes access to the customisation process of some of the museums most prized possessions.
The London Motor Museum really is a must visit for car lovers.
Plan Your Visit
- Opening Times
The Motor Museum is open Monday to Sunday, every day except Christmas Day. The opening hours are from 10am until 6pm.
- Ticket Prices
Tickets can be pre-booked online for £22.50 adults (£30.00 on the gate) and £15.00 children (£20.00 on the gate). Family tickets (2 adults and 3 children) are £56.25 (£75.00 on the gate). Discounts are available for seniors and students.
- Getting to the Museum
For those travelling by train from London Paddington, trains leave regularly and stop at Hayes and Harlington Station which is a 5-minute walk away from the museum. Journey time from Paddington is (approximately 20 mins). Always make sure you check the route for information when planning your journey to allow for any delays.
Car Parking is £10 for 2 hours with a maximum stay of 2 hours. There is very limited parking so visitors are encouraged to travel via public transport.
- Travelling from The Park Grand Heathrow
You can also travel to the London Motor Museum for Osterley Station which is the nearest tube station to the Park Grand London Heathrow Hotel. This hotel is a 10-minute walk away from Osterley station and then it a 30-minute tube journey from here to the Museum. If the London Tube system isn’t your preferred mode of transport, then you could always take a 20-minute taxi ride directly from the hotel to the museum instead.
For a hotel near Motor Museum, the Park Grand Heathrow is the best choice of accommodation. The hotel is 4.1 miles away from the museum and is in a great location. The hotel has fantastic convenient connections to London Heathrow Airport (5.2 miles away) and Central London, making it ideal for business and leisure guests.
The hotel is contemporary chic in style and the bedrooms are designed with modern travellers in mind. The Park Grand Heathrow has low rates per night making it an easy choice for the budget and there is an offer that if you stay 2 nights you receive 10% off the cost. This hotel is a perfect pit stop whether you are heading to the airport or the opposite way in to Central London.
The hotel also offers dining options and has a bar. The Hot Plate Buffet restaurant at the Park Grand Heathrow offers something for every taste and choice with dishes inspired from all around the world. Lovely home-cooked meals and fulfilling warmers are a specialty here. If the buffet option isn’t for you then you also have the option to choose something off the a-la-carte menu.
Before heading out for the day, visit the restaurant to start your day with a wonderful breakfast spread and when your day has come to an end you can relax and unwind in the bar with a chilled cocktail, fine wine or spirit.
Other Attractions Near Park Grand London Heathrow
For anyone planning a stay at the Park Grand London Heathrow hotel, the surrounding area offers a wide selection of great sights to see and experiences to enjoy.
Some of these sights are:
- LEGOLAND Windsor (16 miles/30 minutes)
This is a child-orientated theme park, designed around Lego toys. Attractions at LEGOLAND include Lego-themed rides, Lego building workshops and Lego models. There is a variety of themed areas and interactive activities and attractions. A visit to LEGOLAND is a great day out filled with fantasy and learning for kids of all ages.
- Kew Gardens (6 miles/16 -30 minutes depending on traffic)
Visit Kew and explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Kew Gardens boasts landscapes, glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants.
- Twickenham Stadium (2.6 miles/ 12 minutes)
This historic venue is the home of England rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated Rugby Union venue in the world. You can visit Twickenham Stadium for several reasons such as on a match day, take a stadium tour, visit the superb World Rugby Museum, take a trip to the rugby store, host an event, or watch some of the biggest names in music perform.
- The London Museum of Water and Steam (3.4 miles/ 11 minutes)
The London Museum of Water and Steam is recognised as one of the most important historic sites of the water supply industry in Britain. Its collection of original Victorian steam pumping engines includes the largest working Cornish beam engine in the world as well as fascinating objects that tell the story of London’s past.
The fascinating collection showcases the evolution of steam engine technology over the centuries in exhibits from the engine houses, to the rotating engines and of course the Cornish engines. In addition, you’ll also see examples of diesel, electric, water and animal powered pumping engines.
With working steam engines and a narrow-gauge railway in operation every weekend, as well as interactive exhibits and an interactive family Splash zone, it’s a must for any visitor to the capital.