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Fascinating visit

This has to be one of the best small museums we’ve ever visited. Well laid out, informative and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris B
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Afternoon adventure with friends

Really interesting afternoon visit with plenty to see. There are video's about the older busses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wosage
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Cobham Road | Old Trolleybus Depot, Ipswich IP3 9JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the best small museums we’ve ever visited. Well laid out, informative and a genuinely interesting tracing of transport history linked to the development of Ipswich’s industrial growth. Everything about the museum highlights the care and effort put into it...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting afternoon visit with plenty to see. There are video's about the older busses and trans with nostalgic pictures of bygone days.. Plenty of room for parking on road beside museum. there is also a canteen which supplies light food.

Thank Wosage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time here with the kids they really enjoyed looking at the cars and buses I also enjoyed it as I had driven most of the cars

Thank William P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marvellous day out ideal for a rainy day. I’ll be returning so much to see not enough time to read everything.

Thank earringlady
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Good to see things from past, done to very good standard, good to see things brought back, good day out fot all

Thank K8242JPandrews
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

An open day is not to be missed. Old bus rides and plenty to see run by enthusiastic and friendly staff.

Thank peter_abbott60
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

From the outside, it’s just a big metal shed but once inside there is a feast of vehicles, local machinery, artefacts with links to the local area. The fact that you can enter and sit within many of the coaches and buses really enhances the...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I wasn't expecting to enjoy this very much but the enthusiasm of the volunteers is infectious. Both children, ages 7 and 10, enjoyed clambering over the many vehicles, and we found it all pretty charming. Lovely to see some of the old restored trams and...More

1  Thank Lellyloo42
Reviewed 9 May 2018

A transport museum dedicated to transport and related companies in Ipswich and based in a former trolleybus depot. Extremely friendly and knowledgeable volunteer staff, and a nice cafe. Exhibits are well laid out, as with all these museums photography can be difficult but staff will...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We visited on a Sunday - my 4 year old absolutely loved it. Firstly the admission price was very reasonable for what was on offer. There is a huge selection of local vehicles from days past, and children are welcome to explore many of the...More

1  Thank Jburlace
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Julia F
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Response from loopy101 | Reviewed this property |
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
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