The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum is at the forefront of historic bus restoration and
operation in Scotland and houses, on a 49-acre site, about 190 vehicles. Around 160
are buses, most of Scottish origin, in varying levels of condition, from fully restored
The museum is open every Sunday from Easter until the end of September. The entrance
charge includes a guided tour of the site and the storage sheds in a vintage bus,
starting and ending at the Exhibition Hall - where visitors can spend as much time
as they wish. The Exhibition Hall houses several vehicles and artifacts, and also
the museum cafe and shop. A new roof was fitted recently, that improved the natural
The main event each year is the Open Weekend, which for 2013 is on August 17th and
18th. There is also a Bus Running Day on May 19th when, in addition to the free Dunfermline
service, there are free services running from the museum to several destinations,
giving round trips of between 30 and 45 minutes.
We host the annual ‘Festival of Historic Transport’, organised by the Fife Historic
Vehicle Club and this year, an additional event is ‘Truckmania’, organised by the
Scottish Trucker Club.
A free half-hourly bus service runs from Dunfermline on most Open days.
FOR COMPLETE DETAILS SEE THE ‘PUBLIC OPENING’ PAGE
VIDEOS: 1996 – SVBM on STV; 2008 – Open Weekend
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