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East Anglia Transport Museum

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Address: Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
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Enjoy unlimited rides on vintage buses, trams and trolleybuses.

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This is a good place to spend for 2/3 hours lots to see of the old transport and the museum has a tea shop

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Alan C
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to spend for 2/3 hours lots to see of the old transport and the museum has a tea shop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our mates here and they thoroughly enjoyed going back in time on the tram,trolleybus,steam train and museum. It was a fun day. We also have taken the grandkids on several occasions and they still have fun. Would Recommend definitely.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Christmas party we atended was supurb ,there were stalls providing festive wares, food and drinks to suit everybody . But the big spectical was the tram ride through the woods to see Santa & his elves, the presents delivered individualy to the children were very good as (selected by their parents) by Santa on the way back to the... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Love this! We go every year and always the latest one of the last day before Christmas so it's cold! It was raining and windy but still enjoyed it and love reminiscing in all the shop fronts! The tram rides are always good fun, love it! Downside is the price for an awful cheap hot chocolate! £2 each and tasted... More 

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Harleston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

As one or two others have reviewed, this is a relatively small attraction nestled in Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Space is at a premium and they do cram in rides on buses and trams but due to lack of space the rides are very short. There not many hands on things for young children. As for an adult, yes fun... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Run by volunteers so proud of them they know just about everything about buses Tec been there 2_3 Times parking brilliance you get to ride on old buses brings good memories.please give them a visit you won't regret it

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Thank keith k
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A trip on a tram or trolley bus and to wander around the static displays was just so enjoyable.Once you've paid to get in all the rides are free, what more could you want. The staff were so friendly and helpful if you have a question to ask.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Many exhibits showing history of transport through the ages ( excellent for mechanical bods!!!) You can hire an old fashioned double decker bus for weddings special occasions etc. The museum is a little way from the sea and close to Carlton marshes so it could be a two place day out!! For not too much money

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to experience a by gone era of old buses trams and steam machinery. Well worth a visit and santa trail great for children will be taking our grandchild next Christmas. Volunteers run the place friendly and helpful. Well done everyone!!

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

living only 5 minutes drive away we went on our first visit in August 2016 with 2 grandchildren excellent Tram Rides / Train & various other things to see. value for money.

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