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Museum - Transport


East Anglia Transport Museum

East Anglia Transport Museum


Chapel Road,
Carlton Colville,
NR33 8BL


A wide range of historic vehicles on show includes trams, trolleybuses, motor buses, steam rollers, cars, lorries and taxi. There is also a 2ft-gauge railway. Visitors can ride on many of the vehicles and also view the period street furniture and many small exhibits gathered in a developing street scene.

From Easter to the end of September opening hours are:

Thursdays and Saturdays - 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays - 11.00am - 5.00pm

The museum is closed on Mondays and Fridays and opens on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school holidays.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

The disabled access is limited.

Opening details

Please visit for admission times.
Open Saturdays June 1st - September 28th ( 12-16.30 hours.Also open Tues & Weds during School holiday periods ( 12-16.30 hours )

Last entry one hour before closing.


Admission Rates:

Adults £9, Seniors £7, Children (5-15) £6

Discounted rates of Adults £8, OAP's £6, Children (5-15) £5 are available for parties of 10 people or more, though are not available on Special Event Days.



Plan route to East Anglia Transport Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TM 505902  Lat: 52.45230 Long: 1.68602

By Road:
We are situated just 3 miles south-west of Lowestoft, just off the A146 Lowestoft to Norwich Road. There are brown tourist signs from Lowestoft Town Centre, Oulton Broad and Carlton Colville itself.

By Public Transport:

First Service X22 from Lowestoft Bus Station & Beccles Old Market to the Transport Museum every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday (No Sunday service) Sundays; First service 103 hourly from Lowestoft Bus station to the museum.

First Service X2 & Anglian service 146 linking Lowestoft and Norwich via Beccles operates every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday (Service X2 Sunday service operates every hour.

Services X2 and 146 stop at the Carlton Crown Public House which is approximately 5 minutes walk away from the museum along Chapel Road.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Oulton Broad South station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

The disabled access is limited.