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A real hidden gem

We had a lovely afternoon in this wonderful place. We loved that it was outdoors and interactive... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RavenCharlie
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Budget day out but a good find.

Now, this is not the best tramway museum that exists and it certainly lacks funding but despite... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charlotte U
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon in this wonderful place. We loved that it was outdoors and interactive and loved the care and attention put into every thing. It was interactive because you could ride on the team, bus and train and the staff were all...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Now, this is not the best tramway museum that exists and it certainly lacks funding but despite this, I had a good few hours. It's hosted by volenteers which just shows how loved it is, the trams, trolley buses and trains are so sweet and...More

Thank Charlotte U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting collection of operating trams and trolley buses and other transport related items. With rides on the trams trolley buses and narrow gauge railway. Dogs allowed on site. Cafe quite good, free parking good. see the old overhead wiring in use.

Thank Roger B
Antony G, SantaTram Committee. at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was expecting there to be more here, there isn’t much steam except the traction engines, a couple of Trams and buses, couldn’t spend long here really but it’s ok if you want something to do for just a couple of hours during the day, people...More

Thank Lissia M
Antony G, Santa Tram Committee. at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Lissia, Thank you for your review of the museum.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A real hidden gem. So much to see and all run by dedicated volunteers. Ride the buses, trams and join in with special dates as I did with jive bunnies .

Thank Sue F
Antony G, Santa Tram Committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

went to this museum about 20 years ago and enjoyed it lot better now quite small and pity its in a housing estate where they don't seem to be able to expand never the less enjoyed ourselves there plenty to see and enjoy,its very and...More

2  Thank DAVIDR107
Antony G, Santa Tram Committee. at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, Thank you very much for your review of the museum and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son loved this place and spent a great afternoon riding on trams, trolley buses and the narrow garage railway. Really friendly and committed volunteers. Lovely cafe to stop and rest. Great shop. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Hisimp
Antony G, Santa Tram Committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hisimp, Thank you very much for your review of the museum and glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to take as many trips as you want on trams, trains and trolley buses. Lovely street to walk around too. Great for children and adults. They have special event weekends too where you can travel around Lowestoft on old buses too. They are...More

1  Thank Mrs Jackie K
Antony G, Santa Tram Committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jackie, Thank you so much for your review of the museum and glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the East Anglia Transport Museum today and what a gem of a place it is. It appears to be run mainly by volunteers who are so enthusiastic about the place. It is very compact so not a lot of walking but still plenty...More

1  Thank rriches2016
Antony G, Santa Tram Committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi rriches2016, Thank you for your very positive review of the museum and glad that you enjoyed your visit. Please come again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum as part of a trip with Shearing's to Beautiful Norfolk Broads and Norwich. We had a hour and a half at the museum and that was just about the right amount of time. The thing we liked about this museum was...More

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Antony G, Santa Tram Committee at East Anglia Transport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi drjohn030151 Thank you for your review of the museum and glad that 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
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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