Events  2019

Events 2019

For 2019 we intend to run our two major events: Rydabus 3 will take place over the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2019. Click here for full details of the event   The 2019 Classic Buses, Beer and Walks Weekend will take place on Saturday 12th and Sunday...
Civility c.1880 Stage Coach

Civility c.1880 Stage Coach

Owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) New to the collection for 2017  is an 1880s Stage Coach which operated on the Isle of Wight. The ‘four-in-hand’ horse-drawn coach, was built in the 1880s by the Richard Bird...
Bristol K – 721  (EDL 657)

Bristol K – 721 (EDL 657)

  Owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) New to Southern Vectis in September 1947,  with an ECW ‘lowbridge’  body featuring rows of long bench seats and a sunken gangway on the top deck. Restoration is...
Museum Shop

Museum Shop

To try and maximise profit in the  museum shop and to avoid tying up funds in lots of stock, we welcome donations of suitable transport related items that we can sell. We also sell items for members. If you want to sell through the museum shop, we will only ask for a...
The Enterprise

The Enterprise

‘The Enterprise’ is the magazine of the Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum and is available, in full colour PDF format, or if you should choose a black and white hard copy to all of our members. In this esteemed journal, you will find all the latest...
The Bus Depot – Ryde – Vectis Blue fleet

The Bus Depot – Ryde – Vectis Blue fleet

POLITE REQUEST AND YOUR SAFETY At the Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum, Ryde, you cannot fail to notice the Southern Vectis ‘Vectis Blue’ school buses and coaches  parked at the rear of the yard. Southern Vectis, to whom the Isle of Wight Bus &...