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Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum

Sparrows Nest Whapload Road | Whapload Road, Lowestoft NR32 1XG, England
+44 1502 561963
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A real gem of a Museum beautifully set out with fascinating content

This is a fabulous little museum, which is beatifully arranged and fascinating in its content. For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frostipops
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Afternoon visit

Parked by the bus station and walked to the museum. Bad mistake. There is plenty of parking close... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry S
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Sparrows Nest Whapload Road | Whapload Road, Lowestoft NR32 1XG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous little museum, which is beatifully arranged and fascinating in its content. For anyone interested in Lowestoft's maritime history, it's a definite must. Very friendly and helpful staff too.

Thank Frostipops
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parked by the bus station and walked to the museum. Bad mistake. There is plenty of parking close to the museum. It was a long walk and not sign posted. The entry cost was minimal, £1.00 for OAP's. Well worth a visit. The staff were...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today largely because we had nothing better to do. Wow did we get lucky. A lovely museum which is so well equipped and well presented. It tells a truly remarkable story of the tide and fall of the local fishing industry. All really good...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on the first day of our trip to Lowestoft. The staff were very helpful, telling us how to get to the Navy Patrol Monument and providing us with information as we walked round. The museum covers many aspects of Lowestoft's maritime past:...More

Thank johnofhornchurch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside this looks like a cottage but inside wow! It goes on and on loads of interesting things inside to watch and interact with, it is a must this summer

Thank 12brady
Roy H, Volunteer at Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments, Tardis is the right description for the museum but it takes time to take it all in.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is housed in an extended old cottage set in a very nice garden. There are video displays as well a lots of static displays. You need to allow a couple of hours at least to go around and then time for the sparrows...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

having caught a bus from Lowestoft town centre we got off at Sparrows Nest park and strolled down the steep path to the museum. It is packed full of information and exhibits showing past and present. The film of the trawlers out at sea was...More

Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has a lot more inside than you think and is well worth a visit. It's crammed with fascinating objects and information including videos to watch and the volunteers who run it are happy to show you around and answer questions. There's a frequent...More

Thank LondonGromit
Roy H, Secretary at Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review and pleased that you found the museum interesting. Why not tell you friends?

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit for all the family. You will not be disappointed. Give it a try. The model boats are something else a lot of time and effort have gone into the making of them .

Thank noelchristine
Reviewed 8 June 2017

i was on a long journey and i relised "claw blimey, im lost" discovered i was at the lowestoft maritme museum, i had a cheeky look inside and "wow" it was amazing. moved to lowestoft wit kiddies

Thank danielgooch97
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Only two pounds each for adults and one each for oaps
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