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East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
+44 1502 518459
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A great place for all ages

Visited with my elderly parents - it was the 1940's weekend so lots of extras going on. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
fabatfiftyCambs
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Good afternoon out

Went last Thursday had a great time, the weather was sunny and warm, so walking round was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kelly98
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scarborough
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Enjoy unlimited rides on vintage buses, trams and trolleybuses.
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Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
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+44 1502 518459
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"trolley bus"
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"narrow gauge railway"
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"run by volunteers"
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"step back in time"
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"static exhibits"
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"special days"
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"steam train"
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"great afternoon"
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"friendly volunteers"
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"east anglia"
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"special events"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with my elderly parents - it was the 1940's weekend so lots of extras going on. Great value for money as most of the rides are included in the price (just paid £1 per head for a whizz round in the vintage car -...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last Thursday had a great time, the weather was sunny and warm, so walking round was a pleasure. Everything is well laid out, and the trams and buses looked fantastic, riding on them brought back many happy memories. Cafe did a good cup of...More

1  Thank kelly98
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

A tad over-priced? Well, we got three and a half hours entertainment out of it for nine quid each, the staff are very friendly and helpful, you get to ride on a narrow gauge railway, trolly bus and tram (all short rides, but all included...More

2  Thank James K
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Antony G, Santa Tram Committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi James, Thank you fror your recent review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Firstly can I just say how lovely all the staff here are! So kind and friendly :) this is the second or third time I have been here with my two young children, they loved the team and train rides, we went on each one...More

1  Thank d0ggett
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our 5 year old son, loves all things transport related and the East Anglia Transport Museum didn't disappoint. It was great to be able to ride the train, trams and trolleybus, such a great experience to be able to go on fully operational and moving...More

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Antony G, Santa Tram committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

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

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This attraction on our doorstep but I had never been and now glad I have. We took our friends two young boys and they had a great time too especially riding on the trams and trolley buses. It's a good way to while away two...More

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Antony G, Santa Tram Committee. at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hi Malcolm, thank you for your review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very well laid out, great quality exhibits and nice to see tram and trolley bus rides being given - so nostalgic! This is probably ideal for the public transport aficionado but there is plenty for the casual visitor.

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Antony G, other at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We love coming here as its like stepping back in time and we can show the children just how things where back in the day. During the year this place hold special events and the xmas one I would deffo recommend. Its worth a visit....More

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Antony G, other at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for your review of the museum, it is much appreciated and glad you enjoy your visits.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

It's worth pointing out, from the outset, that there is limited parking available (and none at all during special events, like the one we attended) and you're better off traveling in from Lowestoft on the bus. It's also worth pointing out that UK taxpayers can...More

Thank RobGW
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Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Rob, Thank you for your very detailed and thorough review of the museum. As you say at some point in the future we hope to expand all the rides onto the new land, when that will be depends on how fast we can raise...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Twelve of us had a brilliant afternoon children got a decent present and us adults had mulled wine and mince pies. The volunteers put a lot into it to make a memorable day for the children and Santa was really amazing with the children we...More

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Antony G, other at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for your review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit to our Santa Tram event.

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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
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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