LANGUARD FORT
Felixstowe, Tel 01394 286403

Description
An 18th-century fort, with later additions. There is a museum featuring displays of local history.

Location
1m S of Felixstowe near docks. Bus: Eastern Counties. Station: Felixstowe 2.5m

Opening Times
Landguard Fort is undergoing major building works and is not normally open to the public. Open days will be announced in English Heritage members' magazine, Heritage Today, and the local press.

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Price
Adults £1/Children 50p (no unaccompanied children)

 

 

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LAVENHAM GUILDHALL
Market Place, Lavenham, Tel 01787 247646

Description
Restored Tudor timber-framed building. Exhibits on wool industry of East Anglia. Garden contains examples of plants used in wool industry, plus a parish lock-up and mortuary.

Location
On A1141, off A134 Bury St Edmunds to Colchester road

Opening Times
Mar-Nov daily 11-5

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

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LEISTON ABBEY

Description
The remains of this 14thc abbey for Premonstratensian canons include a restored chapel.

Location
1m N of Leiston off B1069. Bus: Eastern Counties. Station: Saxmundham 5m

Opening Times
Any reasonable time

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Price
Free

EH

 

 

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LONG SHOP MUSEUM
Leiston, Main Street IP16 4ES, Tel 01728 832189

Description
History of steam, traction engines and road rollers in the place they were originally built.

Location
On B1122 off A12 at Yoxford

Opening Times
Apr-Nov - Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5

Disabled Access
Yes, limited. Toilets for disabled. Audio guides.

Admission Prices ('97)
£2.00

 

 

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MANOR HOUSE MUSEUM
Honey Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1HF, Tel 01284 757076 & 757072

Description
Refurbished Georgian mansion housing a collection of textiles, costumes, horology and decorative art from 17th-20th centuries. Cafe and shop.

Location
In Bury St Edmunds town centre

Opening Times
All year Mon-Sat 10-5 Sun 2-5

Disabled Access
Yes. Special tours can be arranged. Toilets for disabled

Admission Prices ('97)
£2.50

 

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MARITIME MUSEUM
Sparrow Next Gardens, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, NR32 1XG, Tel 01502 5612963

Description
Exhibits include models of ancient and modern fishing and commecial boats.

Location
On A12 coastal road

Opening Times
May-Sept daily 10-5

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

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MELFORD HALL
Long Melford, CO10 9AH, Tel 01787 880286

Description
Tudor house with much of its original panelled banquetting hall intact. Later features added, including an 18th-century drawing room. Collection of chinese porcelain and display on Beatrix Potter.

Location
On A134 Bury St Edmunds to Sudbury road at junction with A1092

Opening Times
Apr w/ends and BH Mon 2-5.30. May-Sept - Wed, Thu, w/ends & BH Mon 2-5.30

Disabled Access
Yes. Stairlift. Toilets for disabled

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

NT

 

 

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MOOT HALL MUSEUM
Aldeburgh, IP15 5DS, Tel 01728 452730

Description
16th-century timber-framed building housing exhibits of town history and maritime affairs including prints, paintings, relics of Snape Anglo-Saxon burial ship.

Location
Sea Front

Opening Times
Apr & May w/ends 2.30-5. Jun,Sept, daily 2.30-5. July & Aug - 10-12.30 & 2.30-5

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices ('97)
50p

 

 

 

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