Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890

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The ITM would like to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

TB105 Restored The Ipswich Transport Museum has the largest collection of transport items in Britain devoted to just one town. Everything was either made or used in and around Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk.
A brief history of the collection can be found on this website. The collections also include the Ipswich Engineering Collection; displays and objects celebrating the rich engineering history of Ipswich. The museum has around 100 major exhibits and many small items connected with transport in Ipswich.

The museum is disabled friendly being on one level only.

Why not visit the Sunbeam Tearoom during your visit and have a delicious cup of tea, coffee or soft drink and a bite to eat?
Sunbeam Tearoom Sunbeam Tearoom

Bus 63 displaying RFT advertisement

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The operations of the Museum are supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Museum also organises the annual Ipswich to Felixstowe Historic Vehicle Road Run in May each year and a number of special events throughout the year.

Ipswich to Felixstowe Historic Vehicle Road Run - Sunday 6th May 2018.
To raise funds for the museum we are inviting applications to attend the 48th Ipswich to Felixstowe Historic Vehicle Road Run to on Sunday 6th May 2018. The entry fee is 17. We will be capping the numbers attending again this year, so early application is recommended. The only condition is that vehicles must be built on or before 30th April 1988, however tracked and customised vehicles are excluded.

To allow all the administrative work in arranging this event to be completed all applications must be received 31st March 2018. We will not be able to accommodate entries after that date. e (see Museum Events Page).

Invite Letter and Entry Form: Invite LetterPDF document    Entry FormPDF document

2017 Calendar now available online

Our 2017 leaflet is available here

Ipswich Transport Museum is now closed to the public and will re-open March 2018. Details and entry forms for the 48th Felixstowe Road Run event on Sunday 6th May 2018, can be found by clicking on the following links, Invite LetterPDF document and the Entry FormPDF document

Google Tour   
This virtual tour has been provided by Carl Lamb of Ambient Light.

We are very grateful to Carl for arranging this for us.

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