The Workshops Rail Museum, Ipswich

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  • Great place to visit. My son went nuts with over stimulation, trains, trains and more trains. Makes me sad to think that our greedy politicians send our jobs overseas to save a few dollars (or is it r...  more »
  • A great piece of rail history - this place is not just for kids but for us adults aswell. A great day out for the family. Good value for money and fun had by all.  more »
  • We had a great day visiting the Ipswich Railway Museum. Our daughter loved seeing Thomas and his friends. I think this may just be over the Christmas School holidays, and would suggest calling ahead i...  more »
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  • Suitable for adults and children who have an interest in trains. Some great displays. Some a bit tired. Can be busy during school holidays but very quiet on the week day afternoon we went. Good tours when they are on offer.
  • It's tidy, and clean. Has history, science fun facts, a huge moving train model, and a kids playground. Got potential to be a great museum. But I think it needs a renovation to bring the overall look of the building up to date. So far it looks like a big old train shed. The second area looks undone. Potentially looks like a good area to display mini train models. Didn't manage to join the guided tour as we didn't wear protective shoes.
  • Done a wedding here with my car. Mind blowing place to get married with beautiful gardens one side and old school railway and buildings the otherside. Such a wide open area with plenty of room for different photos with stunning backgrounds.
  • Good place to visit on a weekend or during the holidays. A variety of historic displays and a changing assortment of themed exhibitions. While we attended, an interactive activity to sort stick insect eggs from the frass (stick insect poop) was available. The cafe food was great at reasonable prices.
  • Big let down. Only few old trains on show. And can even let kids climb on board to have good look!. I find it hard that they can't have many more on. Show. Staff are very helpful food was nice. Ok price!
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