The Motor Museum opened in Talbot Street in 1987, on the site formerly occupied by the giant Snakes and Ladders board used for the TV series Hold Tight.

Fact File

  • Location: Talbot Street
  • Opening Year: 1987
  • Closing Year: 1992

The museum displayed many vintage cars, including some by the Talbot Company which was owned by one of the Earls of Shrewsbury. There were also other vintage vehicles on display such as Fire Engines as well as more modern vehicles.

The Motor Museum closed at the end of 1992 and was replaced by the indoor playground, Children’s World.