Bo’ness Motor Museum

On display is a private collection of over 25 vehicles ranging from a Baby Austin A30 to a Grand Tourer Aston Martin.

TV & film cars, props and memorabilia
Bond 007 equipmentMemorabilia, period signs & displays make this not only an interesting exhibition in it’s own right but also educational. The collection also features cars from both TV and film, 007 stage props and posters.

James Bond 007 theme
The museum founder, Colin Anderson, is a James Bond enthusiast and this is reflected in both the classic cars on display and the theme of the whole venue from Miss Moneypenny’s Diner to the Double “O” Bar.

Some of the classic cars on display…

51st State” Jaguar XJ6 Series III
Thought by many to be the best looking model of the Samuel L Jackson and Robert Carlyle in 51st StateXJ6 series, this car was purchased from the Film Industry and is the actual car driven by Samuel L Jackson in the film “The 51st State”. Two cars were used during filming; one stunt car, which did not survive filming, and this car in which all shots of Jackson and Robert Carlyle were taken.

Lotus Espirit SI
This is a rare original car from 1976 now displayed in the Bo’ness Motor Museum. This car was last displayed in public at Southwest Film Studios, Cornwall as the actual road car used in the James Bond Film, “The Spy Who Loved Me”, alongside the Aston Martin Vanquish from “Die Another Day”. It is autographed by Richard Kiel “JAWS” on dashboard and by Caroline Munro “Naomi” on fuel filler caps.

The classic style of the STUDEBAKER
Classic StudebakerStudebaker’s origins date from its 1852 establishment as horse-drawn carriage makers. They switched to cars in 1902 but long-term commercial success was to elude them Classic Studebaker bonnet detailthroughout their existence. But until car production ceased in 1965, during that time they produced some remarkable cars. The were memorable particularly for the advanced styling of the post-war years, the product of Raymond Loewy, Studebaker’s consultant from 1936.

Bo'ness Motor Museum
Bo’ness Motor Museum

Bo’ness Motor Museum
Bridgeness Road
Bo’ness
EH51 9JR

Phone: 01506 827007

Email: R.H.Anderson@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.motor-museum.bo-ness.org.uk

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