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East Anglia Transport Museum

Chapel Road | Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8BL, England
+44 1502 518459
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Not safe enough for young children.

There needs to be a fenced off area for young children as we couldn't put our young son down... read more

Reviewed yesterday
familyof7and1
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Cannot be missed, don't drive by, visit

Stunning , time will roll backwards like it did with my wife and I did, staff were warm friendly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barry O
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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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+44 1502 518459
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"trolley bus"
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"narrow gauge railway"
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"gift aid"
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"run by volunteers"
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"step back in time"
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"static exhibits"
in 10 reviews
"special days"
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"steam train"
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"great afternoon"
in 15 reviews
"friendly volunteers"
in 6 reviews
"east anglia"
in 12 reviews
"special events"
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"volunteer staff"
in 11 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"small train"
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"few hours"
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"afternoon visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

There needs to be a fenced off area for young children as we couldn't put our young son down anywhere. He had to be held onto the whole visit or put in a pushchair as there are vehicles driving around in all directions. We would...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Stunning , time will roll backwards like it did with my wife and I did, staff were warm friendly helpful. I am disabled in a powerchair, but they had good disabled toilets, a good cafe on site, warm staff inspite of being volunteers. I took...More

Thank Barry O
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Reviewed yesterday

What a delight! We visited as part of the GCCG international classic car rally and they accommodated over 100 cars and more than 200 people. We were immediately transported - pun intended - back in time and the team of volunteers who run this place...More

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Reviewed 6 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

Thank susiiQ
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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

Thank malcolm c
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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.

Thank Graham G
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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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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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