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Explore the world's largest collection of historic British cars
Explore the world's largest collection of historic British cars

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Read the latest news from the Archive at the British Motor Museum

'An archive is something of a mystery to many people. What's it for? What do Archivists do all day?'

While we like to post every month about what we've been up to in the archive, this month we decided to describe a day in the life of an Archivist...Read the full story here https://goo.gl/VwgrtJ
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The National Metro and Mini Show at the British Motor Museum is a one day show for all Metro, Mini and MINI ( BMW ) owners and all the variants that go with these iconic British cars in Warwickshire.

Over 500 vehicles will be on display showing the variety of these small, but versatile marques. Through out the day there will be a number of competitive and social competitions taking place such as; Non-Cours, Show 'n' Shine and new for 2017, the 'Clean Me' award for the dirtiest car, the 'Beige' award for the most boring colour scheme, the 'Mini Me' award for the car that looks most like its owner, Best Club Stand, plus many more.

TICKETS
Tickets are available on the day, but discounted tickets are available in advance online. Tickets to the show also include entry to the British Motor Museum and the new Collections Centre.

Adults £14 (£10 online)
Child 16+ £9 (£6 online)
Under 5 FREE
Concession £12 (£10 online)
Family £39

To book your discounted tickets visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-metro-mini-show-tickets-29569674693?aff=bmmwebsitelisting#tickets


VEHICLE REGISTERS AND CLUBS
The Museum welcomes clubs to display vehicles and have a dedicated club stand which is an ideal opportunity to showcase cars within the club and more importantly attract new members. Clubs can benefit from a free stand for up to 8 vehicles plus 16 passes for club members and access for 1 support vehicle on the day.

Simply download a Club Application form visit: https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events/national-metro-and-mini-show


COMPETITIONS
- Concours
- Show’n’Shine
- Non-Cours classes
- Car Gymkhana

To enter a vehicle into a competition visit:
https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events/national-metro-and-mini-show


AWARDS
The 'Clean Me' award for the dirtiest car
The 'Beige' award for the most boring colour scheme
The 'Mini Me' award for the car that looks most like it’s owner – or visa versa!
The 'Rusty' award for the rustiest but road legal car
Best Club Stand
The Car Gymkhana
Spirit of the Show

TRADE STANDS
Prices start from £55 for a stand. Download an application form visit https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events/national-metro-and-mini-show
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Take a peek behind the scenes...

...and visit the Collections Centre, where an extra 250 cars are stored, many of which you may never have seen before.

Get a feel for the day to day workings of the Museum as you peer over the balcony into the vehicle workshop. 
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Let us be your guide...

...join one of our FREE guided tours, or spend time with one of our costumed explainers as they bring the cars and their stories to life. 
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Take a trip through time...

...and walk along the Time Road to discover a century of motoring history and experience how roads, cars and even fashions have changed.
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Congratulations to our winner, Rachael, who guessed the nearest number of bricks in our BRICK WEEK competition.

It took 229,893 #LEGO bricks to build our life-size #classic #Mini. Take a look at the timelapse below to see how our visitors during February half term helped us with this challenge.
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