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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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Visited with my wife. We were made very welcome upon entering and given an explanation of how best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim60157
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
a look at the past

just something to see and remember why we are here today and what so many had to go through in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mavrick133660932
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Sparrows Nest Whapload Road | Whapload Road, Lowestoft NR32 1XG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my wife. We were made very welcome upon entering and given an explanation of how best to enjoy our visit. The museum is full of really interesting information and pictures about the history of the town. Too much to take in in one...More

Thank Tim60157
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just something to see and remember why we are here today and what so many had to go through in the war at sea

Thank mavrick133660932
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit Plenty to see The films are very good all about Lowestoft fishing and some great photo's

Thank Marge75115
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled to Lowestoft, whereupon the heavens opened. So legged it to the Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum . An excellent little place with displays on fishing and fisherfolk. The fish and the boats are now gone, but were once a massive part of life...More

Thank TravelswithLuka
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's a long time since I visited here. It is so interesting if you are keen on everything maritime. The fishing history, the RNLI, Brooke Marine and Richard Shipbuilders etc. Relics so worth seeing plus I loved the ships in bottles. Run by volunteers, there...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Found this little gem, almost by accident. Impressive collection of lowestoft maritime objects and photographs overseen by a really helpful and knowledgable manager. We took grandchildren with us on this visit and they were also captivated by the display.

Thank David C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

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 15 August 2017 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 12 August 2017 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 12 August 2017

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
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nessy1954
29 August 2017|
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Response from Roy H | Property representative |
The museum is wheelchair friendly so it would all depend on the size of the scooter.
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jayne h
3 June 2016|
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Response from Phil E | Reviewed this property |
Only two pounds each for adults and one each for oaps
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