Sandtoft Transport Centre Limited
The Museums vision is:
The Museum is only open to visitors on selected days during the year. Click Here for further information, including dates and times and how to book party visits.
The Museum operates within the Visitors Charter of the English Tourist Board
The Museum is an Associate Member of Yorkshire Museums Council, pending an application to become a full member.
The Museum operates within a Health and Safety Policy.
Ample free parking for visitors' cars and coaches is available. This is normally within the Museum premises, but may, on occasions, be located elsewhere, with a free "Park & Ride" bus service provided between the Car Park and the Museum.
Much of the Museum (including toilet facilities) is accessible to disabled persons, but there may be wheelchair access problems for trolleybus rides. We will assist wherever possible.
The Museum is operated entirely by volunteers. The Museum is privately funded, although grants may be procured from time to time for specific projects. To join, click here (PDF)
The Museum is always interested in considering offers for the loan or donation of transport related collections or artefacts, and items relevant to the social history of the 1950s and 1960s, for inclusion in its archives and displays. Likewise, it is also interested in bequests of such collections and items. Each collection or item will be considered on its own merits and the Museum cannot guarantee it will be able to accept a collection or item. Enquiries and offers can be made by e-mail or by writing to the Managing Director at the Museum address.
With the Museum being a Registered Charity (No. 514382), privately funded and operated entirely by volunteers, it always welcomes the donation of funds by individuals or organisations, and bequests of money, either for particular projects or towards the general enhancement and operation of the Museum.
Donations of any size, large or small, and made by individuals or organisations, and membership subscriptions, can now be made by way of Gift Aid - indeed, this way of making donations and paying membership subscriptions is encouraged - thereby enabling the Museum to recover the tax paid on the donation. This currently means that each donation is worth an extra 25% to us. A Gift Aid Declaration form is available HERE (PDF) for your use. A form may also be obtained direct from the Museum or by writing to the Museum address (please included an SAE).
Making a bequest to a Registered Charity may reduce Inheritance Tax liabilities. Advice on making bequests should be sought from a legal or financial advisor.
Donations may be handed in at the Museum, or sent by post to the Museum Address (cheques should be made payable to "Sandtoft Transport Centre Limited" - please do not send cash to us by post).
Planning to make a weekend out of your visit? The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft has teamed up with Express by Holiday Inn Doncaster to offer our visitors a 10% discount on their stay in the hotel. The hotel is located just off the M18 J3 and is a 15 minute drive from the Museum via the M18 and M180 motorways. The hotel is fully air conditioned ,every room is equipped with all the facilities you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay, an invigorating power shower, satellite TV, in-room movies, broadband access, High Speed Internet Access and tea/coffee making facilities, plus FREE WIFI in lounge and bar.
To take advantage of a 10% discount on your stay in the hotel you can reserve your room by calling 0870 8909988. Please note that this offer cannot be redeemed when booking online.
For further details of the Express by Holiday Inn Doncaster please visit http://www.hiexpress.co.uk.
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