The transport collections is recognised as a regional collection of international importance. It now forms one of the core elements of the new Milestones museum displays.
The Tasker collection
One of the most comprehensive single company collections in the public domain including steam engines, cast iron products, tools and equipment, business record, photgraphs, catalogues and models.
Wallis and Steevens
Wallis and Steevens, manufactured a wide range of products from agricultural machinery to road making equipment. The collection includes typical Wallis and Steevens products, from agricultural equipment of the 1850s to steam and motor road rollers of the 1920s and 1950s
Thornycroft of Basingstoke
The collection includes vehicles, machine tools and equipment, production records and photographs, printed sales brochures and handbooks, family archives and general business records relating to both the vehicles and ship-building divisions.
General Hampshire vehicle manufacturers
Including OEC from Portsmouth and Gosport, and Gordon Keeble of Eastleigh Airport. as well carts, wagons and bicycles.
Public Service vehicles
A small collection of Public Service vehicles associated with Hampshir, including Road Rollers and repair equipment, Fire engines and equipment and an Ambulance