Felixstowe Museum

Relive amazing local history.

 

Felixstowe MuseumExplore the fascinating artefacts and collections of Felixstowe Museum, which brings alive the military and social history of this seaside town.

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Housed within the Ravelin Block of the neighbouring Landguard Fort, the building was once home to a submarine mining establishment.

The museum is managed by a team of friendly volunteers who are always happy to help. Their expertise is second to none and is always delivered with enthusiasm and a passion for history.

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Felixstowe Museum

A real 'hidden' treasure - adults and children alike can discover 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.

New for 2017
- Exhibitions: World War I (including bombing of Felixstowe in 1917) and 60’s Corner.
- Re-nested 'Owl Trail' for children.
- New ship model: Fred Olsen 'MS Bayard' built in 1975.



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Things to Do

  • Trace the military life of Landguard from Henry VIII to the 1950's.
  • Peek into the contents of a garden shed which was literally lost in time!
  • Go up, up and away in a room full of miniature flying machines.
  • Marvel at the bits of a real woolly mammoth.
  • Enjoy a cuppa and a cake in the Museum library.
  • Kaboom! look inside a reconstructed mine.
  • Full steam ahead... learn about the 'Belle' steamers.
  • Visit the General Store with its items and prices from a bygone era.
  • The doctor will see you... amongst the colourful bottles of St. Audry's.
  • Join in one of the special events and children's activities at the Museum.

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