BTM Open by Appointment
Impact of COVID-19
The State of Ohio is now allowing museums to reopen with health and safety restrictions. BTM will be open Saturdays & Mondays 10 AM till 3 PM by appointment only. Contact Pete Stroble 937-546-0039 for reservations. See Upcoming Events for any updates.
Richard Roy “Dick” Smith, age 83 of Kettering, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Dick was one of the founders of The British Transportation Museum and the MG Car Club Southwestern Ohio Centre.
1937 - 2020
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The British Transportation Museum
The British Transportation Museum (BTM) is an all volunteer 501c3 non-profit charity located in Dayton, Ohio dedicated to preserving our British motoring heritage through education and vehicle preservation.
The British Transportation Museum is an educational institution established to collect, preserve, and interpret through exhibits the history of British built transportation vehicles utilized in the United States. The focus here is to foster learning, appreciation, insight and a useful understanding of the role of British transportation vehicles in American life. This involves the collection and preservation of vehicles, parts, photographs, memorabilia, books and any and all articles that illustrate British modes of transportation and presenting such items in an educational mode. The Museum reaches out to the community with historical programming, exhibits, classes, automotive events and other activities for all ages.
The British Transportation Museum is the operating arm of the Society for the Preservation of British Transportation in America, Inc. The Society is a volunteer non-profit, 501(c)(3) educational charity with permanent tax exemption (EIN # 31-1653082). BTM files an annual Federal form 990 detailing its revenues and expenses for the the year. The latest 990 can be found here or on-line at www.Guidestar.org by searching for our "Society" name.
The BTM is currently renovating it's building that allowed it to pull its current collection of 40+ vehicles and 15+ bicycles together in the Dayton, Ohio area. The Museum has e a display area for British Transportation vehicles, memorabilia, library, and art gallery. Conference rooms will allow for the sharing of technical, historical, and cultural knowledge to keep this heritage alive.