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Museum of East Anglian Life

Iliffe Way, Stowmarket IP14, England
+44 1449 612229
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A really interesting way to learn.....

Give it a try. The volunteers work hard and male it a worthwhile place to visit. Rain, shine or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kevin M
via mobile
Lovely setting with lots of hands on activities

Plenty to do. Its a big site and we didn't get all the way around in our visit. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adrian S
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Harleston, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“farm animals” (8 reviews)
“all ages” (10 reviews)
“play area” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Iliffe Way, Stowmarket IP14, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Give it a try. The volunteers work hard and male it a worthwhile place to visit. Rain, shine or what ever gives you the time to spend.....

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty to do. Its a big site and we didn't get all the way around in our visit. Some of the activities are just looking at things but it also has a good mix of play areas and hands on activities both indoors and outdoors.

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place it's well worth a visit. Check the website as there are often events on that you may wish to join in with. A great cafe onsite also.

Thank alandelsol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very interesting and informative visit to this museum. It was laid out well with nice walks between exhibits and you could spend a whole day here with plenty of areas for picnicking. An ideal family day out.

Thank John R
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely day out, the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. We had a very lovely day and the weather was amazing! The farm was very cute and the little woodland river walk was so lovely!

Thank Sabrina D
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were lucky, it was a gorgeous spring day when we visited, but I have visited before and will gladly return whatever the weather. An un-fussy mix of natural beauty, social and agricultural history with a solid understanding of its place in the environment and...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A great day out looking at rural artifact's or just a peaceful stroll around the beautiful grounds or just pop into the osiers for lunch or afternoon tea. We have been going to the blues festival since it started .The beer festival offers a large...More

Thank garystoten
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had a lovely time walking around the grounds, looking at the animals and playing in the old style shop. Great place to visit, loads to do. We didn't even scratch the surface!

Thank goonette
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Ideal for young families. Lots of room to run around, nice playground with picnic area, farm animals and fantastic cafe. Cheaper entry in the winter as the barns are closed but still loads to do outdoors with lively children. Definitely worth the price of a...More

Thank Katersj2017
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What a lovely museum in a small market town,if the weathers fine take a nice walk outside around all the exhibits and on certain days they have hands on for all ages and don't forget Abbots Hall and the cafe both great places to visit.

Thank paul r
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Stephen B
How accessible are exhibits and walks for a wheelchair user?
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66dolly66
is there parking on site
3 August 2015|
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Even better.... (Taken from the meal website)... PARKING A small car park is located in the grounds of Abbot’s Hall for visitors with access needs only. The carpark can be accessed via the museum entrance. Parking here is... More
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