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Ipswich Transport Museum

Cobham Road | Old Trolleybus Depot, Ipswich IP3 9JD, England
+44 1473 715666
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A great afternoon out for kids (and grown up kids)

Really great little museum with exhibits, plenty of buses and other vehicles that the kids can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
loopy101
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

First time we have visited and we will be coming back again there is lots to see and different... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
James A
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Cobham Road | Old Trolleybus Depot, Ipswich IP3 9JD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great little museum with exhibits, plenty of buses and other vehicles that the kids can climb on. Lovely, cheery, helpful staff with lots of interesting information. A great model railway and toy bus for the kids to play on. Lots of motorbikes, and some...More

Thank loopy101
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First time we have visited and we will be coming back again there is lots to see and different events throughout the year and with friendly staff as well

Thank James A
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

What a great day out so much to do,and the staff were so helpful and knowledgeable.All sorts of transport to look at have a go on or just wonder around, its ideal for all ages.

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is a nice museum run by enthusiasts. If you love old forms of transport, then you will like this place. I'd advise to take a packed lunch as the cafe is slow and the food is poor unless you like very basic cafe food....More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Like many voluntarily supported museums this one should be better supported by the local authority. Its dedicated staff are hard working and probably under appreciated by the community. I was really impressed by their enthusiasm, knowledge and helpfulness. The exhibits are wonderful and the rides...More

Thank Geff R
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A1 great place to come see the old vehicles spend some time here you won't regret it 5 stars bring the kids teach them about all the old vehicles

Thank Robert p
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

A great day out for all the family that really brings the past (both recent and not so recent) to life. The works in progress reveal just how much hard work and love goes into the museum and restoring its exhibits and, as a previous...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

An excellent museum run by enthusiastic and knowledgeable people. Good value too. It specialises in items which have a local connection, especially buses, trams, lorries etc. There are only a few cars. Plenty enough to occupy 2/3 hours, and many people might want a return...More

1  Thank cortontrader
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely intriguing museum with very friendly and informative volunteers. Well worth a visit but has limited opening times so worth checking before visiting. We easily spent three hours looking around and it's great for children as it's interactive.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went as a family with a two-year-old and a four-year-old. The first thing that hit me was how spotlessly clean the place was, and every where you looked it was in good condition from the vehicles on display, to the toilets. no wear and...More

Thank Laura P
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