When we're open . . .

As a volunteer run museum we don't open every day. For 2019 our season runs from March 17 to December 1. Our opening dates and times are shown on the calendar.


Special Events
We hold a number of special events during the year. Thirteen events are taking place this year all of which make for a great day out.


Group visits
Visits for Schools, Colleges, Clubs and other groups can be arranged outside normal opening times during our season.


Legend

Museum Closed
Open 11am to 4pm
Open 1pm to 4pm
Special Event (see Event Details or click for information)

Sorry. This event is over for this year

Sorry. This event is over for this year

Sorry. This event is over for this year

Sorry. This event is over for this year

JUNE 2019
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Sorry. This event is over for this year

Sorry. This event is over for this year

JULY 2019
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14 Commercial Vehicle Day: 11am - 4pm (normal admission price today)
Come and see visiting restored commercial vehicles from the local area

21 The Big Red Bus Day: 11am - 4pm
An event to commemorate the centenary of motorbus operation by the Eastern Counties Road Car Company and successors.

AUGUST 2019
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11 Rock around the 1950s 11am - 4pm
1950s themed event focussing on vehicles of the period. Visiting cars, lorries and buses invited. Reduced admission prices for visitors in period costume!

SEPTEMBER 2019
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1 Ride a Fire Engine Day: 11am - 4pm
Get fired up with free rides on the Museum’s magnificent fire engines, joined by a selection of visiting machines. Hear bells ring and sirens scream! A very popular event

OCTOBER 2019
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5 Classic Vehicles Day: 11am - 4pm
An informal gathering of museum and visiting vehicles, celebrating classic cars and light commercials. Includes free bus tours of the local area.

19 Wheels by Lamplight: 5.30pm – 9pm
Enthusiastic collectors illuminate the museum with hundreds of old oil and paraffin lamps. Enjoy a special evening and leave with a warm cosy glow. (Please note for safety reasons we cannot admit children to this event)

NOVEMBER 2019
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17 Classic Buses and Coaches: 11am – 4pm
This event focuses on the buses and coaches from the 1940s to the present day, with rides on museum and visiting vehicles.

Dec 1 The Christmas Cracker: 11am – 4pm
A festive family themed event. Decorations, lights and entertainment in the museum help get you in the Christmas mood. Ride on vintage fire engines and buses, then meet Santa in his grotto. (Entry to the grotto is £1 extra, which includes a gift).