We're now open Saturdays and Mondays 10 AM to 4 PM
BTM 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Cruise IN
10/16/2021 - 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Contestants will participate in an all in any style cook-off. Plan on bringing your favorite chili to be served to the crowd. Win a Gift Basket! Best Overall Chili (guest judge will select) & People's Choice . To enter your chili in the cook-off, please contact: Amanda Hawker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937.238.8451 Click here for the flyer and more information.
BTM Monthly Membership Meeting
10/20/2021 - 7:00 PM
The meeting starts at 7 PM with Cousin Vinny's Pizza arriving at 6:30. We meet at 321 Hopeland St. Dayton. Our upstairs AC is now working, so dependent on the heat, we might move upstairs.
If you have had your shots and feel healthy, you are welcome to join us in person. We are also offering a Zoom option if you would prefer to stay in the safety of your own home. Details on Zoom will follow but you must download it into your computer before hand. We will send a link via email for the actual meeting.
NEW & NEWSWORTHY
COVID-19 and BTM Events/Visits
as of 09/01/2021
BTM is open with current health and safety restrictions on Mondays & Saturdays 10 AM till 4 PM. Contact Pete Stroble 937-546-0039 for appointments for other days. We ask visitors respect social distancing and wear masks when dealing with BTM staff. Some internal events such as restoration work on cars has resumed. Contact Pete Stroble for questions and check the Events section for updates.
Go Restore Me - the '59 MGA Coupe
A gift was donated in memory of Reuben & Pat Wasserman for the Go Restore Me project for the '59 MG-A Coupe helping us toward our goal. We are always looking for volunteers and funding. Check out the Go Restore ME page by clicking here.
BTM Cars and parts for Sale
The British Transportation Museum has a number of cars (and parts) that are either duplicates or projects beyond the resources of the BTM to complete. Sale proceeds will go to supporting the mission of the Museum. Who knows? You could find the British car of your dreams and help support the Museum at the same time. Click Here for changes and updates
A number of cars have been sold to help the Museum.
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.