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Ipswich Transport Museum

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Ipswich Transport Museum

Excellent and wide ranging exhibits of local busses, trolleybuses, lorries and other vehicles as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Model railway

My favourite was the model railway. But there is lots of items in the exhibition. Train... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carlwebus
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

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. Good place.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Very friendly and knowledgeable people with some beautiful historic lamps and a lesson of how it was to live pre electricity.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Had a trip over the Orwell bridge in a old bus great fun seeing all the old kit weird remanissing. Kids loved it and a little cafe for a bit of cake ! Result

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, lots of interesting historic vehicles from lots of local businesses that traded in the suffolk area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bucklesham
Reviewed 2 December 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elenorrigby1
Reviewed 8 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mick M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank philipi714
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnandAdele
Reviewed 22 October 2018

On Saturday evening the Museum was open to adults only and lit by hundreds of lamps of all varieties. It was great fun to see all the old vehicles and watch footage of trams, buses and trolleys etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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