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LOWESTOFT MUSUEM

www.lowestoftmuseum.org

 

 

Lowestoft Museum

 

Broad House

 

Nicholas Everitt Park

 

Oulton Broad

 

NR33 9JR

 

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

 

news and events.

 

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.

 

 

 

Email: info@lowestoftmuseum.org

 

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