Below is a list of Museums and Private Collections in the British Isles, approximately ordered from North to South. The approximate position of the museums is marked on the map by a yellow dot. Click on the dot to put the museum entry at the top of your page.
We would love to know of Ferguson- related Museums and Private Collections not listed here. If you find one, please email the Web Editor, with as much detail as possible.
The owners of Private Collections listed here all welcome visitors, and love talking about tractors with other enthusiasts, but please arrange your visit with the owner in advance- don't just turn up. In some cases, Private Collections may only be open on certain days of the year.
Thanks are due to William Waddilove, Duncan M Dornan, Andrew Bell, Brian Nicholson, Steve Williams, Graham Starling, Barry Collins, Michael Spellman, John Moffit, Louise Jenks, Franne Wills, George McGhee, Elsie Cowper, Harry Henderson, Charles White, Murray Shanahan, Michael Thorne, Graham Holland, Colin Hitchcock, and K.M. for information supplied.
The Isle of Arran Heritage Museum, founded in 1976
Isle of Arran Heritage Museum, Rosaburn, Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8DP, Scotland, UK
The Isle of Arran Heritage Museum, founded in 1976(open to the public in 1979) is on the main road, at Rosaburn, just north of Brodick, on the beautiful Island of Arran, Scotland. Originally the site of a small school, the present group of buildings were a croft and smiddy, and include a farmhouse, cottage, bothy, milk house, laundry, stable, coach house and harness room. The exhibits reflect the social history, archaeology and geology of the island.
Museum of Scottish Country Lifeat Kittochside, East Kilbride, Scotland G76 9HR.
The Ulster Folk and Transport MuseumBelfast, County Down, Northern Ireland http://www.nidex.com/uftm/
Lakeland Motor MuseumHolker Hall, Cark-in-Cartmell, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7PL
Yorkshire Museum of FarmingMurton Park, Murton Lane, Murton, York. 01904 489966 www.murtonpark.co.uk
Ryedale Folk MuseumHutton le Hole, York YO62 6UA. Tel: 01751 417 367 www.ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk/
Farming Flash-backThorpe Hall Farm, Ampleforth, North Yorkshire. Tel:01439788793
TaclataidNewborough, Anglesey, North Wales. Tel:01248 440344
Church Farm MuseumChurch Road South, Skegness PE25 2HF Lincs, UK Tel:01754 766658
The Museum of British Road TransportHales St., Coventry CV1 1PN www.transport-museum.com/
Irish Agricultural MuseumJohnstown Castle, Wexford, Eire www.irishagrimuseum.ie Tel: +353 53 9184671
Norfolk Rural Life MuseumGressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk NR20 4DR. Tel: +44 (0)1362 860 563 Fax: +44 (0)1362 860 385 www.norfolk.gov.uk/leisure/museums/nrlm.htm and www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/your/extra/gressenhall.shtml
Granary CraftsBrook Farm, Buxhall, Stowmarket, Suffolk, UK IP14 3DH Tel: 01449 736363
Ipswich Transport MuseumTrolleybus Depot, Cobham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JD Tel: 01473 715666
Colin Powell’s Private CollectionMunstone, Hereford. Tel: 01432 264285
Stondon Museum and Garden CentreStation Road, Lower Stondon, Harlow, Beds, SG16 6JN Tel: 01462 850339
Science Museum at WroughtonAt the old RNAS airfield. Science Museum, Hackpen Lane, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4_9NS
The Museum of English Rural LifeThe University of Reading, Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX
Science Museum at KensingtonSouth Kensington, London
Brinsbury College of AgriculturePulborough West Sussex
Amberley MuseumHoughton Bridge, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex
Ferguson Family MuseumCopse Lane, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40 9TL
The Coldridge CollectionPool Farm, Warkleigh, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9PQ
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