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LOWESTOFT MUSUEM

www.lowestoftmuseum.org

 

LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN

 

 

 

Lowestoft Museum

 

Broad House

 

Nicholas Everitt Park

 

Oulton Broad

 

NR33 9JR

 

Thur. 31st July, 'Archaeological Small Finds Day'. 10am to 3 pm,

hands-on investigation with archaeologists from Suffolk County Council.

Explore excavated items or bring in your own finds for identification.

 

CALLING ALL TIME TRAVELLERS

DISCOVER THE PAST UNDERFOOT AT LOWESTOFT MUSEUM’S HOLIDAY ACTIVITY DAYS WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6TH AND WEDNESDAY 27TH (10.30 -3.30)

What was life like for people living here 1400 years ago?

•Dig up some clues

•Meet an Anglo Saxon story teller

•Try out some Anglo Saxon skills

•See fascinating finds from Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville

FREE DROP-IN EVENT

Something for all ages to enjoy. Children must be accompanied.

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'THE PAST UNDERFOOT' EXHIBITION IS NOW OPEN

FEATURING DISCOVERIES FROM AN ANGLO-SAXON SETTLEMENT

For more details in News and Events please click here

 

 

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

 

 

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.