Time turned back at transport museum

HUNDREDS of adults relived their past over the weekend at the Ipswich Transport Museum.A variety of models were on show in the first exhibition of its kind in Ipswich with pre and post war models as well as modern exhibits.

HUNDREDS of adults relived their past over the weekend at the Ipswich Transport Museum.

A variety of models were on show in the first exhibition of its kind in Ipswich with pre and post war models as well as modern exhibits.

John Rawling, publicity officer at the museum said: "We had favourable comments about both the museum and the exhibition.

"There is probably nothing else like this in East Anglia and certainly not in Ipswich."


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According to Mr Rawling the exhibition has been organised simply for its entertainment value but could be developed next year to incorporate some educational aspects.

He added: "We have had some families and it is mainly the parents reliving the some of their childhood. These are things they played with as youngsters."

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Among the items on display were miniature trains, wooden cars and pedal cars.

There was also a modern aspect to the display with a computer simulation of a train.

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