What's On

When it comes to outdoors events there's nowhere quite like the Grampian Transport Museum! We have great days out for all the family to enjoy.

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Easter Activity Afternoon

12 April 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A special Easter themed fun afternoon for our younger visitors!

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How Many Left?

21 May 2017, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrating the mass produced cars which are now considered 'endangered species' - a celebration of some of the mass produced cars with less than 500 examples remaining.


Alford Beer Festival

3 June 2017, 11:30am to 11:59pm

On Saturday 3rd June, in association with YM Event Management Ltd., we are delighted to bring you Alford's very first Beer Festival!
Hosted at the Grampian Transport Museum in Alford we aim to bring you the best in Scottish Craft Beers and Scottish food stalls. We will have live music on the day and a kids friendly area with plenty to do for all the family! ​ Doors open at 11.30am and tickets are £12.50 per adult for the whole day. Kids are free to attend and are welcome until 6pm. Alternatively Grampian Transport Museum members can purchase tickets from the museum for £5 when they produce their membership.


SpeedFest 2017

2 July 2017, 11:00am to 4:00pm

Following the outstanding success of SpeedFest 2016 and its record number of visitors, we are pleased to announce that SpeedFest will be returning to the Grampian Transport Museum on Sunday July 2nd 2017. Watch this space for more information.

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Big Stuff Rides

19 July 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of rides around the museum's outdoor circuit in one of many large, commercial vehicles, including lorries, buses and more!

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Emergency Vehicle Rides

3 August 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A chance to enjoy a ride around our circuit in an ambulance, fire engine or police car - including the museum's Rover SD1 Vitesse, as seen on the Channel 4 show 'For the Love of Cars'

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Family Fun Activities Afternoon

16 August 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A special fun afternoon for our younger visitors to include vehicle rides, face painting, crafts and more!



27 August 2017, 11:30am to 3:30pm

A day for all Fordie fans to enjoy celebrating the famous blue oval with vehicles from 1908 to the present day.

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Grampian Motorcycle Convention

3 September 2017, 11:00am to 5:00pm

The 35th annual Convention returns! The North East's premier motorcycle event, the GMCC offers vintage, classic and modern bike parades, classic racer demonstrations, a first class trade show, arena trials, super motos and the famous 'Moped Mayhem'! Organised by the Bon Accord Motorcycle Club.


Autumn Autojumble

24 September 2017, 9:00am to 3:00pm

One of Scotland's largest Autojumbles with over 100 stalls and traders selling everything from spares to memorabilia and much much more!

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8 October 2017, 11:00am to 4:00pm

Steam@Alford is a gathering of steam road vehicles at the Museum including parades of engines, demonstrations and rides around the track. Organised in association with the Bon Accord Steam Engine Club.

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Halloween Activity Afternoon

27 October 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Round off the school holidays with Halloween themed crafts, quizzes and activities!

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