Collections Centre

Exterior view of the Collections Centre
Group of researchers in the Reading Room at the National Motor Museum

The Museum Collections are stored and cared for in the onsite Collections Centre. The building is fully accessible and we welcome visitors by appointment.

Monday – Friday

Contact us using our online enquiry form or telephone 01590 614650

National Motor Museum Trust Reading Room

The Motoring Research Service responds to factual enquiries received by the National Motor Museum Trust and assists researchers to access information that may be found within its collections.

We provide access to the Reading Room for those wishing to undertake their own research using material from the Motoring Archive and our world famous Motoring Reference Library. Visitors to the reading room are required to show proof of identity.

Opening Times

The reading room is open by appointment at the following times:

Tuesday to Friday, 10.00–13.00 & 14.00–17.00

Closed between Christmas and New Year.

Please see the Motoring Research Service page for more information.

If you would like a copy of any of our images, please visit our dedicated Motoring Picture Library website