The Scarborough Fair Collection - Take a glance through some of our exciting exhibits
Scarborough Fair Collection is owned by Graham Atkinson and is one of the largest private collections in the country of Vintage Working Fairground Rides, Vintage Cars, Miniature Vehicles, Trains and Mechanical Organs and not only one but two Mighty Wurlitzer Organs.
The ever expanding collection is home to many Showman's Steam Engines including the star of the film 'The Iron Maiden' the worlds most famous Showman's Engine of the same name.
|Vintage Fairground Rides|
Almost everyone has special childhood memories of a visit to the fair and we hope to bring these flooding back during your visit.
|Showman's Living Wagon|
“The Tortoise”, bought originally by the Earl of Dudley for a safari trip. It was then sold to a fairground family who brought up 6 children in it.
|Vintage Cars & Classic Vehicles|
Come and see the private collection of Classic & Vintage Vehicles owned by Graham Atkinson, including a Model T Ford.
|Large & Small Scale Models|
A wide and varied selection of scale and miniature models can be found around the museum.
|Cinema & Mechanical Organs|
Automated music became a cheap alternative to live musicians. The Cinema organ was used as musical accompaniment to silent films.
|Showman's Steam Engines|
Steam engines that were used to haul fairground attractions from town to town, then generate the electricity required.
|Vintage Stalls & Attractions|
Traditional fairground stalls including a shooting gallery, classic darts and test your strength machine.
|Vintage Farm Vehicles|
Traditional farm vehicles and tools.