Vauxhall - Made in Luton

A celebration of Vauxhall history, with a selection of cars from the Vauxhall Heritage Centre.

This exhibition showcases a curated selection of vehicles from the Vauxhall Heritage Centre, and is a unique opportunity to get close to some of the iconic vehicles produced by Vauxhall over the last 100 years. Follow the story of the major car company in Luton, and learn something of the impact made on the town.

Vauxhall was established in 1857 and moved to Luton in 1905. The company’s Griffin logo was chosen by the Scottish engineer Alexander Wilson, who took the Falkes de Breauté’s heraldic griffin as the company badge. Falkes had land and a house at what would become Vauxhall, giving the company another connection to Luton as Falkes de Breauté also owned the Manor of Luton.

Come along to the exhibition and discover more about the history of this iconic car manufacturer.

You will not be provided with a physical ticket for this event. Booked tickets are to ensure balanced numbers throughout the day, to provide a positive customer experience for you!
If you would like to bring along a group of 9 or more people - please do get in touch at: and we will talk you through your options. 
Social distancing measures will be in place for the duration of the exhibition and throughout the centre. As per government guidelines, as the exhibition is inside you are required to wear a face covering unless exempt.  


Spring Museum Makers Schools Design Challenge

Design a car for the Future!

Can you channel Luton's innovative and industrious heritage to design your very own car for the future? If the answer's yes then you could win our competition and become part of the Vauxhall - Made in Luton exhibition launching in April 2020 at Stockwood Discovery Centre.

For more information click here: 
Spring Museum Makers Design Challenge

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