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East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
+44 1502 518459
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What a wonderful place, didn't open until midday. If you've never been on a tram or a trolley bus... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
steve c
via mobile
Interesting and Fun day Out

Visited here with my teenage son. It is quite small but lots to learn and experience. Enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucy A
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Enjoy unlimited rides on vintage buses, trams and trolleybuses.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
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+44 1502 518459
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review of the museum.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as part of a Shearings tour with a two hour stay. Not vey much to see, about three trams, a couple of buses and a tram and a short train ride. Very interesting to see the past, but the tram ride was not...More

Thank John1538
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the museum.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you pay your entrance fee, you're straight onto the electric London bus, up the stairs took me back 30 years and into the bench seat. The bus pulled out and we went around the perimeter of the museum. Added authenticity was that...More

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

Hi Phil, Thank you for your positve review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived just after opening time very pleasant staff there was a choice of two trams and a trolley bus running during the day.Some interesting static exhibits and a nice small cafe to get something to drink

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

Thank you for your review of the museum and your kind remarks.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon riding on trams, trolley buses and a small train. Lots of fun for the kids. Static history items to see too. Staffed by enthusiastic volunteers. Worth a bisit!

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

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

Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited this museum at the weekend. Although it's not very large there is so much to see. You can take a trip on one of the old trams or bus and can also take a ride on the little train. It was so nice...More

1  Thank Eastender6410
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Great place. From the entrance to the rides I n the buses/trams/train right through to the cafe and tea room the men and women who run this museum are very enthusiastic, hard working and very knowledgeable about the vehicles and time periods. Sadly when we...More

1  Thank ian w
Antony G, Member at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

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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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