GOOD NEWS! THE MUSEUM WILL OPEN AGAIN
AT 1PM ON 30th March 2015
Lifeboat LUCY LAVERS
One of the 'little ships'
SPECAIL EVENT AT LOWESTOFT LIBRARY
There will be a talk on her return to Dunkirk on the 75th Anniversary of the evacuation of the beaches in May 1940
She will also be visiting ports in the area (including Lowestoft)
Please click on 'news and events' link below for more information
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 30th March until the end of October
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.
The Museum is probably best known for its important collection of 18th century Lowestoft Porcelain.
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.