East Anglia’s Premier Working Transport Museum

Our Vehicles

At Carlton Colville we have one of the widest ranges of preserved vehicles of any museum, and further exhibits are still accepted from time to time.

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Visit Us

Find out about the only place in the British Isles where visitors can not only view, but also ride on all three principal forms of public transport from the earlier part of the 20th Century.

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Become a Member

The museum is staffed entirely by volunteers who give up their time to bring alive the sights and sounds of the past. None of this is possible, however, without the support of you

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Latest News


Corona Virus (COVID-19)


It is with much sadness that, due to the current situation that we have had to take the hard decision to close the museum to prevent any risks to both the team and customers visiting. 

Unfortunately this also means the cancelation of most of our much loved events this year.

It is our intention to re-open as soon as it is safe to do so, but our first event will be in September on the 26th and 27th for our Trollybus Event.

Please check back here for the latest updates.

We look forward to seeing you all when we return.

Stay safe.

The EATM Team.

We hope that you will find all the information that you need about the museum contained in the following pages

We think that we have included all the important stuff that you will need to plan a visit to see us at our site just a couple of miles from Lowestoft – England’s most easterly town. You will also find some more general information that you may find interesting about the society, the museum, its collection and what we’re working on at the moment.

Things are always changing, so don’t forget to come back and visit our site regularly to see what’s going on. Remember, every single person who works here is a volunteer and we always have plenty of hands-on opportunities for new recruits.

Why not click on  BECOME A MEMBER »  to find out how you could become a part of England’s most easterly transport museum.



Easter Family Treasure Trail 2020

From: April 11, 2020

To: April 12, 2020

Time: 12 noon to 4:30 PM both days.

EATM Easter Event 2020

An Easter celebration for all the family with a free fun treasure hunt ending in prizes for all the children who take part. Our tram and trolley bus fleet and train will be running all day long with all the usual museum attractions.


Calendar Click for all Open Days & Events »