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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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.



999 Emergency Services Day 2020

Date: August 23, 2020

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

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This is one of our most exciting events where we will again be bringing examples from all the local emergency services to the museum, with various displays and demonstrations throughout the day. This is an event to interest the whole family where numerous vintage emergency vehicles as well as modern ones will be running alongside our usual trams, train and trolley buses with the addition of stalls supporting the various emergency services. A free park & ride service will operate to the museum with free vintage bus services to Beccles & Lowestoft, as well as the barbecue in the park.


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