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East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
+44 1502 518459
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Superb hidden gem

Amazing day out here, we want to go back already! Helpers were brilliant and really made the day... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
tattoocuppa
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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A little different

When we went it rained. But as this is a working museum there was much to do and our 5 year old... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Frijolero
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Europe
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Enjoy unlimited rides on vintage buses, trams and trolleybuses.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing day out here, we want to go back already! Helpers were brilliant and really made the day special, they give 100% all the time and make it just like stepping back in time. The cafe was very reasonably priced with good food and drinks....More

Thank tattoocuppa
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your very positive review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

When we went it rained. But as this is a working museum there was much to do and our 5 year old loved it here. It's run by volunteers and their work must be held in high regard. If you love the way we used...More

Thank Frijolero
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I am a local childminder and each year we get a season ticket so that we can visit regularly. The children love riding on the trains, trams and trolley buses. We often only stay for a few hours but have always had a great time....More

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on the Halloween special so caught a free vintage bus from local coop. Really friendly, passionate staff, sweet little tearoom. There was a trail & prizes for kids which kept them entertained. Not a big site, but enough to do with workshops & rides...More

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Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Today was the first time we have ever been to the transport museum and now I wonder why we never came before! What a wonderful atmospheric place with such friendly people. We were greeted at the car park and shown where to get our tickets,...More

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Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi Michelle, Thank you for your very enthusiastic review of the museum. We agree that it would be so much better if the rides were longer and this can be acheived when the new field is fully developed. However this depends on how fast we...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

It was recommended by friends and we went as a group. Unfortunately it was a wet day. Having ridden on a trolley bus, tram and narrow gauge railway there were a few sheds with vehicles and a very crowded cafe. Fortunately the ticket price is...More

Thank AR A
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. A pity it was a wet day. Other reviews have stated that their is enough to spend half a day.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place, didn't open until midday. If you've never been on a tram or a trolley bus then this is the place to go, as many rides as you like, steam train as well, certainly takes you back in time. £9 each to...More

Thank steve c
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Steve, Thank you very much for your positive review of the mueum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited here with my teenage son. It is quite small but lots to learn and experience. Enthusiastic and knowledgable staff. We enjoyed our visit

Thank Lucy A
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

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

Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was a surprise. We were able to have a short ride on two different trams, a trolley bus and a narrow gauge railway. Lots to see. There is a cafe, not brilliant but adequate for lunch. It's all run by volunteers. Senior's entrance was...More

Thank wickedwitch2016
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review of the museum.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Me and my brother have been visited here 4 years ago, back again for special events. We start from Beccles to get the vintage bus and ride to the museum, the places is similar as the Crich Tramway but more cheaper! We have enjoy so...More

Thank Fabiano V
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hi Fabiano, Thank you so much for your very positive review of the museum and glad you enjoy your visits to us. We look forward to seeing you again.

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nessy1954
29 August 2017|
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Response from rcpaine1 | Reviewed this property |
On level ground it would be OK. To travel on the Buses and Trams would be difficult if you are not very good at getting around. The staff may be of help. (High steps on vehicles)
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jbhtrams
23 July 2017|
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Response from Antony G | Property representative |
The museum has a car park ( approx 60 spaces ) on it's Chapel Road site, gates open usually at 11.45am. Car park is not available on special event days when a free Park & Ride is provided. The next such event is 23rd/24th... More
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Christine H
11 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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