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Museum, free entry


Mr George Barnham

01787 228417


Old Sail Loft,
Shotley Marina,
Shotley Gate,


The history of HMS Ganges contained in 1 large room, museum with photographs, artefacts and documentation.

Education/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Opening details

We open out of hours if given advance notice. Last entry 4.30pm.


Free entry



See location of HMS Ganges Association Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 206375  Lat: 51.99255 Long: 1.21209

By Road:
Exit A14 to A137 turn right at mini-roundabout. Take B1456 to sea front turn left to 1st building in marina complex marked HMS Ganges Museum.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Ipswich station station


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system