Discover the fascinating artefacts and collections of Felixstowe Museum, which brings alive the military and social history of this seaside town.
Housed within the Ravelin Block of the neighbouring Landguard Fort, the building was once home to a submarine mining establishment.
A real 'hidden' treasure - adults and children alike can explore all sorts of amazing stuff in fourteen different rooms, from costumes and model planes, to fossils and toys. There are also special events, learning activities and new themed exhibitions each season to enjoy.
Exhibitions for 2013 are: 100 year anniversary of Naval Aviation at Felixstowe; 60 year commemoration of Felixstowe Floods; and 60 year celebration of Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Adults £1.00. Children (5 to 16 years) 50p. Children (under 5 years) free.
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|Notes||Every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, plus every Wednesday from June to the end of September, and every Thursday during August. 13:00 to 17:30.|
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Landguard Peninsula, View Point Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 3TW
Map reference: TM 282314 Lat: 51.93442 Long: 1.31956
Take the A14 towards Felixstowe. At the large roundabout beside the water tower (junction 60), turn right, remaining on the A14 (the Port of Felixstowe road). Then at the next roundabout go straight on towards the town centre. Cross over the railway level crossing, then turn right at the traffic lights onto Langer Road. Just after passing the Suffolk Sands Caravan Park, turn left onto View Point Road. This road (with speed bumps) will take you down to the car parking areas for the Museum.
By Public Transport:
FirstGroup route 77 from Ipswich to Felixstowe Dock drops you off right outside Landguard Fort on View Point Road. This bus also stops opposite Great Eastern Square which is convenient for the Felixstowe train station.
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 2.5 miles (4.0 kms) from Felixstowe station