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All reviews model railway trolley buses great collection volunteer staff horse drawn vehicles engineering history public service vehicles including restored trams lovely tea tea room rainy day special events few hours cake all ages huge selection
Excellent and wide ranging exhibits of local busses, trolleybuses, lorries and other vehicles as well ,as items on local business and shop history. Recommended for the transport enthusiast and general interest.
My favourite was the model railway. But there is lots of items in the exhibition. Train, carriages, fire engines, cars and even building vehicles.
Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable.
Went to the museum when they were doing their special historic busses. Absolutely wonderful. Hundreds of exhibits crammed into the old bus garage.
I cannot recommend this enough. All of the volunteers were lovely, happy to talk and explain the exhibits. My son especially loved...More
Visited with a friend recently. This was my second second trip to this marvellous collection of bygones. So much added since my original visit. Well laid out, very dedicated and helpful volunteer staff. Loved the old switch boards and history of the local trams which...More
Having visited the transport museum I was impressed how many of the items displayed were directly related to Ipswich. We are fortunate to have such a well supported museum open to the general public! Our grand children also much enjoyed a previous open day visit,...More
Our grandchildren love this museum. There are buses to sit on (and go out for a ride on during event weekends), model railway to operate; toy bus to pretend to drive; lots to see and an old fashioned tea room. You also learn about the...More
My nephew loved the model trainset which has buttons to push. The toy bus you sit in has lots more buttons and they will get to go on lots of vehicles such as fire engines where you can ring the bell and try on a helmet. The... More
My nephew loved the model trainset which has buttons to push. The toy bus you sit in has lots more buttons and they will get to go on lots of vehicles such as fire engines where you can ring the bell and try on a helmet. The staff are very enthusiastic and helpful with children of all ages.