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East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
+44 1502 518459
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Good Value

This outdoor museum is quite small compared with others we have visited, but it makes up for it in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DAMHertfordshire
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Hertfordshire, England
Take a step back in time .....

Another most enjoyable visit to the transport museum for the Special Event ~ 1940's Weekend. Take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SuffolkMayfly
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Suffolk
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Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This outdoor museum is quite small compared with others we have visited, but it makes up for it in other ways. You can travel in the trolley buses and trams and even an old taxi. We visited when they had a 1940s event on, it...More

Thank DAMHertfordshire
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review and glad that you enjoyed the 1940's event.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Another most enjoyable visit to the transport museum for the Special Event ~ 1940's Weekend. Take a ride on the trolley bus, tram and light railway. See the traction engines and many vintage buses etc. Tearoom and Gift Shop. Suitable for all ages. A wonderful...More

Thank SuffolkMayfly
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review of the museum and glad you enjoyed the special event.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day. The 40's special event was marvellous. So many people were in full 40's attire including a spitting image of Captain Mannering. So much to see and do, our little boys loved it.

Thank Sarah H
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, thank you for your positive review of the museum and glad you enjoyed the 1940's event over the recent week end.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited after seeing an ad on the local bus entrance included rides on 3 different trams and a mini railway, lovely setting all vehicles have been lovingly restored and the staff are all volunteers and are very helpful, cafe was very reasonable too tea,coffee...More

Thank Anne F
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Hi Anne, Thank you for your positive review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took youngest children for the want a tram experience. Which I must say is very good. As my son has autism so no long queues as booked a time slot and away you go. He didn't want to view much else there so we came...More

Thank Donna W
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Hi Donna, Thank you for your review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your Santa Tram visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful museum( despite the rain!) Entry includes rides on two trams,a trolley bus and a miniature railway. The volunteer staff we met and chatted to were " characters " with a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm. Even the somewhat overcrowded tea room was...More

Thank coastlandscene
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review of the museum, it is much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are ever in Norfolk or Suffolk you MUST go to the East Anglia Transport Museum. Even though we may be getting on, the hidden child in each of us will be released as round and around we go on trams or bouncing up...More

Thank John J
Antony G, member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Hi John J, Thank you for your positive review and glad you had fun on the Tram & Trolleybus rides. Hopefully we will see you again the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I was looking for a day out with our 4 year old granddaughter.we could not have chosen better we all loved our day

Thank Rosie E
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Hi Rosie E, Thank you very much for your positive review of the museum and glad you loved your day.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited here on the way home from Suffolk. After paying £16 for two, we expected so much more. There were a couple of very short rides on a trolley bus and a tram, but little else to see. None of the vehicles were accessible to...More

Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Antony G, member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

To say we are disappointed to read your review is an understatement. You make three references to 'Staff' whereas there are no paid staff, unpaid volunteers upkeep the museum. Your reference to conductors wearing cargo trousers and trainers (this should have been in the singular)...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very interesting day out, great memories from my childhood riding on the trolley buses and the tram cars and educational for my grandchildren.

Thank jaspercatsw
Antony G, member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of the museum.

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Christine H
How would I get there using public transport.
12 May 2016|
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Response from Antony G | Property representative |
Hi Christine, From Essex travel by train to either Ipswich and change to the East Suffolk Line to Lowestoft, or continue by train to Norwich and change to a Lowestoft train there. First bus X22 stops opposite the station and... More
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Richard K
Are the attractions open over the easter bank holidays,and if so how much is the addmition per adult ?
21 March 2016|
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Response from Antony G | Property representative |
Hi Richard, Yes we are open over Easter - 12.00 - 4.30pm on Good Friday & Easter Monday and 12.00 noon - 6.00pm on Easter Saturday and 12.00 noon - 5.00pm Easter Sunday. Admission is: £9.00 Adults, £7.00 Seniors, £6.00... More
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Maurenda
is the transport museum dog friendly.
25 June 2015|
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Response from Antony G | Property representative |
East Anglia Transport Museum welcomes visitors with dogs. The only restrictions are the cafe & the shop. Dog water bowls are situated inside the entrance to the site.
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