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Motor, steam and electrical vehicles are exhibited in this fascinating museum, all of which have seen service around the country over many decades. A highlight is the reconstructed 1930s street scene, which is used as a setting for working vehicles. You can ride by tram, trolley bus and narrow gauge railway within the museum complex. There’s a woodland picnic area served by trams. Photo credit: trams at night - Peter Short

East Anglia Transport Museum
Chapel Rd, Carlton Colville, LOWESTOFT, NR33 8BL
Phone : 01502 518459

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Facilities: Wheelchair access to single deck tram & narrow gauge railway carriage
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Opening Times: Open 12-4.30 - 28 Mar-25 Sep, Thu + Sun; Jun-Sep, Sat; School holidays, Tue + Wed; Oct, Sun

About The area

Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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