Once again the award-winning Grampian Transport Museum is opening its doors for a very special visitor this Christmas. All the way from Lapland, Santa can’t wait to welcome children from across the North East to experience the magic of Christmas at the museum. 

Within our handcrafted traditional winter wonderland, you will have the opportunity to see Santa’s elves hard at work getting ready to deliver an unbelievable Christmas. Santa’s helpers will then guide you to his Alford office where children will then be able to hand-deliver their wish list, sit with Santa and will receive a gift from his specially curated collection.

After making magical memories with Santa, you will be free to visit the museum’s tearoom where we have selected a variety of festive favourites for you to enjoy in collaboration with local suppliers. Our gift shop will also be open with a Christmas theme throughout.

Santa has selected a range of toys suitable for different ages. Pre-select an age range at checkout based on the indicative gifts in the table, however the exact toy may vary on the day


Age Range Boy Girl  Unisex
0 - 3 years  Stuffed Toy or Book    
3 - 5 years Toy Vehicle Art & Craft Kits   Art & Craft Kits  
6 - 8 years Toy Vehicle  Art & Craft Kits   Science Toy/Art & Craft Kits
9+ years Science Toy  


Please note:

  • Tickets are £15 per child and up to 5 can be booked at any one time, subject to availability.
  • Children can be accompanied by 2 free Adults. Additional Adults will be charged £3 per Adult. 
  • Sadly dogs are not allowed inside Santa's office 
  • The museum is being set up specifically for this event and as such only the exhibits around Santa's Alford office and our winter wonderland will be available to view. The lighting inside the museum will be dimmed to create a magical experience.
  • Santa has selected a range of toys suitable for different ages. Pre-select an age range based on the indicative gifts on the checkout page, however the exact toy may vary on the day.
  • As presents are purchased to order, tickets are non-refundable.
  • Sensory bags are available at reception for any visitor who would like to borrow them
  • If you would like to arrange a school or nursery visit and take advantage of our discounted group rate, please email info@gtm.org.uk and we will be in touch to find out more.

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