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Spoilt for choice this Christmas at the British Motor Museum!

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Visitors to the British Motor Museum will be spoilt for choice this Christmas with a selection of Christmas events and gift ideas.

Christmas lunches are available on 12, 16 and 17 December and are open to visitors, local companies, members, car clubs and community groups to book. Enjoy a seasonal two-course lunch with all the trimmings and a glass of wine served in the stunning roof-top Sky Suite, followed by tea and coffee and entry to the Museum, all for £25 per person (Member discounts apply). Tickets must be pre-booked via the Bookings team.

There will also be family Christmas activities running from 17 – 23 December. Complete the Christmas jigsaw trail finding pieces of Santa’s sleigh around the Museum and enjoy making Automotive inspired Christmas cards to send to your family and friends.

Looking for inspiration for Christmas gifts, then the British Motor Museum also has plenty to choose from! Home to over 300 classic and vintage cars, the Museum offers a great day out or a unique motoring gift perfect for petrolheads, culture seekers and lovers of all things British. To help finding that perfect gift a little easier the Museum has put together some unique and memorable gift ideas.

Museum Membership gives Members free entry to the Museum including all special weekend show days. They will also have exclusive opportunities to preview new exhibitions, to have a private Museum tour and attend new members’ only events. Membership is available from just £3.50 per month or £42 for a year.

Heritage Certificates are an ideal gift for anyone who owns a cherished classic car and are available from just £43 plus P&P. The Certificate is an official ‘Certified Copy of a Factory Record’ showing the car’s specification as it left the production line. Details are taken from the original production records created by many of the leading British motor manufacturers.

Archive prints also make an attractive gift. Choose from a selection of unique images from the British Motor Museum Archive with everything from iconic British models to industrial streetscapes and milestone motorsport memories. Prices range from £25 for a small art print to £200 for a large solid wood framed print.

Other great items available from the online shop include a Mini and Land Rover 32GB USB sticks priced at £14 and £16 respectively, a reversible Land Rover Scarf priced at £14, a bespoke 1000 piece British Cars of the 60’s Jigsaw priced at £15.99, British Motor Museum Glasses case priced at £6.99 and the ever popular British Motor Museum Snow Dome priced at £2.70.

All shop purchases and visits help support the Museum as a registered educational charity No 286575. To see the full range of unique gifts available to purchase please visit

To find out more about the Christmas Lunches visit


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