To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Sign Up & Request

The Vulcan Car

The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB

Tel: +(0)1704 533333

Add The Vulcan Car to your Itinerary

The Vulcan Car

Prices

Free - donations are very welcome

About

Thanks to the National Museum Liverpool for the loan of this beautiful Vulcan 15 hp car, this will be on display in our Foyer from 2 September

Aimed at the professional man who needed a car to drive himself rather than be chauffeur-driven, this Vulcan 15 hp car was built in Crossens near Southport in 1910.

Liverpool Museum don’t have records on who owned the car when it was new but the Hinds family from Southport owned it briefly in the 1950s. They drove to rallies all over the country and as the car doesn’t have windscreen wipers, Mrs Hinds would rub raw potato on the windscreen to stop it smearing.

Vulcan cars had a reputation to rival more prestigious makes. In trials in the early 1900s Vulcans succeeded in climbing hills where other cars had to have their passengers get out and push!

 

Kindly loaned by National Museums Liverpool

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Facilities

Other

  • Bus Route
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Accessibility

  • Disability Access
  • Facility for service dogs

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

What's Nearby

  1. Town Hall Gardens

    Town Hall Gardens

    The Town Hall Gardens is a perfect spot to recharge your batteries whilst out and about…

    0.01 miles away
  2. The Atkinson

    The Atkinson

    The Atkinson is home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history.

    0.03 miles away
  3. Lord Street Gardens

    Lord Street Gardens

    Southport’s legendary Lord Street is not only known for its length of Victorian canopied…

    0.04 miles away
  1. Southport Pier

    Southport Seaside Stroll

    This short walk (2 miles) takes in some of the main landmarks and attractions and starts…

    0.05 miles away
  2. Discover Ancient Egypt

    Discover Ancient Egypt

    The Atkinson can take you back on a journey to ancient Egypt with a collection not seen…

    0.06 miles away
  3. Crazy Golf

    Crazy Golf

    Fancy a laugh? Why not play a game of crazy golf in Southport's Kings Gardens.

    0.19 miles away
  4. Southport Little Theatre

    Southport Little Theatre

    0.21 miles away
  5. Model Railway Village

    Model Railway Village

    This Southport attraction is ideal for kids who love trains, many spend all day watching…

    0.22 miles away
  6. Genting Casino

    Genting Casino

    Genting Casino Southport is the perfect destination venue to eat, drink, relax and play.…

    0.23 miles away
  7. Marine Lake Cafe

    King's Gardens

    King's Gardens is a 17 acre garden located in the centre of Southport Town Centre, on the…

    0.24 miles away
  8. Southport Pier Pavilion

    Southport Pier Pavilion


    0.25 miles away
  9. Southport Pier

    Southport Pier

    Not ony does Southport have 22 miles of coast it also boasts a Grade II listed pier on…

    0.25 miles away
  10. Southport Theatre & Convetion Centre at The Waterfront

    Southport Theatre & Convention Centre at The Waterfront

    From music concerts to family classics, thrillers and plenty of laughs Southport Theatre…

    0.35 miles away
  11. Lakeside Miniature Railway

    Lakeside Miniature Railway

    Take a ride on the Lakeside Miniature Railway which runs from Ocean Plaza to Kings…

    0.43 miles away
  12. Southport Marine Lake

    Southport Marine Lake

    One of the largest man-made leisure pursuits lakes in England, the lake is home to…

    0.46 miles away
  13. picture of a powerboat on southport marine lake

    Southport Watersports

    Motor boats for hire - or why not enjoy the thrills of a ride on a high-powered speed…

    0.46 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Related

The Atkinson, SouthportThe Atkinson is home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history.