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Felixstowe Museum

General Details

Felixstowe Museum is situated at Landguard Point viewing area, between the Fort and Port. There are 14 display areas, covering the social and military history of the Felixstowe area. Tea room and reference library and shop. Education and group visits at other times by arrangement.

Who to contact

Name
Andy Calver
Position
Curator and Manager
Telephone
01394 674355
Email
felmuseum@btopenworld.com
Website
http://www.felixstowemuseum.org
Social Media
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Address
Felixstowe Museum
Viewpoint Road
Felixstowe
Suffolk
Postcode
IP11 3TW

Where to go

Name
Felixstowe Museum
Address
Viewpoint Road
Felixstowe
Suffolk
Postcode
IP11 3TW
Area served
All Suffolk, Felixstowe
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
Ample paid parking adjacent to the museum
Transport
No.77 bus, hourly to Landguard from Ipswich via Felixstowe. Foot ferry from Harwich/Shotley during summer. Open-top bus from Felixstowe Ferry to Landguard every Sunday and Wednesday during the schools' summer holidays.
Restrictions to access
Felixstowe Museum is wheelchair friendly. The museum is a listed building so a few doorways are too narrow for the widest wheelchairs however a basic wheelchair is available for visitors to borrow (phone or email to book).
Notes

The Museum is now open for 2021 season.  Check our website for details.    Visit Us    

 

AccessAble - access guide for Felixstowe Museum

Days & Times

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 1200-1700 (Easter until the end of October). Open on Wednesdays 1200-1700 (June until the end of September) Private group visits at other times (by arrangement) for education and other organisations.

Other details

Cost Details
Normal admission: Adults £3, children 5-16 £1.00, under 5's free. Young carers Max-Card scheme applies. Admission may be different on special events days and for private visits.
Age Groups
Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access
Notes

Children enjoy the Trewick Owl Trail - find out where the owls have roosted this year!  We are also a learning destination for students of the Suffolk Children's University

Our special exhibitions for 2021 are:

  • 'Last Stop Felixstowe Pier'.  The advent of the railway in Felixstowe
  • Offshore radio stations incl Radio Caroline and a special display:  The Who - from Caroline House to Felixstowe
  • A celebration of the 1960s in Felixstowe and beyond including local social history

 Find out about special activities and events for children in the school holidays by visiting the What's On pages on our website http://felixstowemuseum.org/

 

 

Last Updated
02/06/2021

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