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About the Heritage Motor Centre

An external shot of the museum

About us

The Heritage Motor Centre is home to the world’s largest collection of British Cars; it boasts nearly 300 cars in its collection which span the classic, vintage and veteran eras and is a mecca for car enthusiasts.

Our Collections

Car Collection

Car Collection

Discover our Car Collection which is nearly 300 cars strong and find out how the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust was formed to secure the collection for the Nation.

Museum Collections Centre

Museum Collections Centre

Our plan is to build a new store here at Gaydon in 2013, with space for the 100 cars we have in reserve, together with space for expansion in the future. Once complete, the building will be open every day for you to look inside and a new group of tour guides.

Time Road Exhibition

Permanent Exhibitions

Delve into our motoring history and browse our permanent motoring exhibitions located here at the museum.

Temporary Exhibitions

Temporary Exhibitions

The Heritage Motor Centre houses a range of Temporary Exhibitions throughout the year, celebrating special milestones and unique historic vehicles.

Archive Collection

Archive Collection

Discover the origins of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Archive Collections go back to the creation of British Leyland Motor Corporation in 1968.

Reading Room

Reading Room

One of the many attractions on offer at the Heritage Motor Centre is the Archive Reading Room which contains an extensive Reference Library including a wide variety of books about motoring and the motor industry.