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.



VE Day Celebrations 2020

From: May 9, 2020

To: May 10, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM both days

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This weekend we take a nostalgic look back at the late 40’s, celebrating the end of the war in Europe with music and dancing. There will be a free park & ride service and regular free bus services to Beccles and Lowestoft, as well as the barbecue in the park. In addition, the trade stands along with static exhibitions and visiting vehicles will make for a very busy weekend for everyone.


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