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We're now open Saturdays and Mondays 10 AM to 4 PM


COVID-19 and BTM Events/Visits

as of 11/01/2023

BTM is open on Mondays & Saturdays 10 AM till 4 PM.  Contact Pete Stroble 937-546-0039 for appointments for other days.  COVID is endemic like the flu, with infections dependent on weather and other factors.  We ask visitors to respect individual's personal choices on social distancing and wearing of masks.  

BTM General Meeting

11/15/2023  7:00 PM

Please join us on Wednesday the 15th for the British Transportation Museum's monthly meeting at 7 PM (6:30 for pizza), 321 Hopeland St. Dayton, Ohio.  A Zoom meeting will also be held at the same time.  Details will be sent prior to the meeting to those registered.

BTM December Social

12/13/2023  6:00 PM

Our December Social will be on Wednesday, December 13th 6 PM at BTM. Bring a covered dish to share. Bring a wrapped gift, gag gift, or fun gift to use in a white elephant exchange. Re-gift an item from home. Keep it inexpensive, $20 at the most. Let’s celebrate the season and have some FUN! 


November Issue of the British Automobile is now available here online

Click here for the November 2023 issue of "British Automobile", the newsletter for the British Transportation Museum thanks to the efforts of Karl Strauch, Editor and contributors.  

British Embassy Secretary visits Dayton British car meet

The 18th annual British Car Museum Car Show held at the museum was a success.  Held on May 6th, the same day as the coronation of King Charles III, there was a visit of the British Embassy Secretary.  Check out the video  from local Dayton TV by clicking here.

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.

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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.

Our Mission

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.

Company Overview

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 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.

Our Mission


321 Hopeland St. Dayton, Ohio, 45417 U.S.A.

 Pete Stroble | Tel: +1-937-546-0039

Saturdays and Mondays

10 AM to 4 PM
Other days by appointment

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