About the Cotswold Motoring Museum

The Cotswold Motoring Museum is owned and run by Boundless by CSMA. The Museum reflects the motoring history of CSMA Club and caring for the Museum is something for which we are extremely proud, and is really a great day out in Gloucsetershire.

About Boundless by CSMA

Boundless by CSMA is an organisation which was founded in 1923 and now has more than 230,000 members.


Investment

Since 1999 Boundless by CSMA have invested heavily in the Museum. Much of the initial investment has been made to repair and improve the listed buildings, raising health and safety standards, improving facilities for visitors with disabilities in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act and providing opportunities to make the Museum commercially sustainable. Working with museum support agencies we have raised standards of visitor care and introduced policies to improve collections care, access, interpretation and education. In 2005/6 we built a new gallery which allowed us to expand our collection to cover motoring in the 1960s and 70s.


Awards

The Cotswold Motoring Museum was awarded “2011 Museum of the Year’’ by Classic Car Weekly, and it is also voted the top attraction in Bourton-on-the-Water by Trip Advisor users*.


The Collection

The collection neatly represents a slice of motoring history from the 20th Century. The big showstoppers include over 40+ cars, the caravans, the motorcycles and the dozens of bicycles. But what will really take your breath away is the huge amount of related material. It is the showcases packed with motoring paraphernalia, the old garage equipment, the walls filled with enamel signs, the petrol pumps and globes, everything connected with motoring from branded hat pins to an AA box.

.*Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water from 26 reviews rating it either excellent or very good, as of 1 February 2018.

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