All the volunteers involved with the Museum were very sorry to hear that Lowestoft's Mayor, Councillor Roger Belham had passed away. Our thoughts and heartfelt
condolences go out to his family and friends.
Please see picture of when Roger visited the Museum
in our Past Events page
THE MUSEUM IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 2015
But please keep checking this website for the latest
ENTRY TO THE MUSEUM IS FREE
DONATIONS GREATLY APPRECIATED TO HELP TOWARDS MAINTENANCE AND UPKEEP
The museum is staffed entirely by volunteers and is open every day between 1pm and 4pm from April until the end of October
The Museum is probably best known for its important collection of 18th century Lowestoft Porcelain.
Lowestoft Museum collects, preserves and displays objects relating to the history of the area and its people, and promotes awareness and interest in our rich heritage.
Change and development of local industries.
Well known characters connected with Lowestoft such as Benjamin Britten, George Borrow and Sir Morton Peto.
Displays of locally found fossils and artefacts relating to
early man (Pakefield Man dating back 700,000 years).
A Victorian room setting with domestic items of the period and a cobbler's shop.
A doctor's surgery and an office from before the age of computers
A display of toys from yesteryear
Items relating to WW1 and WW2
and many more fascinating exhibits relating to the area.