East England Museums
Roots of Norfolk at Gressenhall
Roots of Norfolk is set in 50 acres of beautiful countryside
at the heart of Norfolk. The museum collections of rural and Norfolk life are housed in Georgian workhouse
buildings dating back to 1777 and there is a traditional farm, worked by heavy horses.
Sandringham House, Museum & Gardens
The country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of
Edinburgh is set in sixty acres (twenty four hectares) of glorious informal gardens with two beautiful lakes. Built by
King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and passed down as a private home.
Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum
Castle House and its Collection is a fitting memorial to Sir
Alfred Munnings, KCVO, PRA, who lived at Castle House from 1919 until his death in 1959.
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village & Country Park
Find out what you can see on a visit to West Stow Anglo
Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum
This delightful early 16th century, timber framed, thatched
building, once three cottages, is the oldest domestic building in East Dereham.
Cambridge & County Folk Museum
This warm-hearted museum displaying the everyday life of
Cambridge people since 1700.
Church Farm Museum
Take an unhurried stroll into a bygone era. Discover the
tranquil and friendly atmosphere of this Lincolnshire Farm Museum.
City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Aircraft and memorabilia showing the aviation history of
Norfolk. The collection features a massive Vulcan bomber and some of the military and civil aircraft which have flown from Norfolk airfields.
Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey
The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey is on the
doorstep of Cambridge, just off the A10 from Waterbeach. A fascinating historical site for all the family to enjoy!
Outstanding collections of antiquities, fine and decorative
arts including European paintings from the middle ages to the present, drawings, prints, sculpture, furniture, coins
and medals. Shop and Cafe. Open (except Mondays) all year.
Houghton Mill stands on a tributary of the River Ouse
midway between Huntingdon and St Ives in Cambridgeshire, and is the most important of the very few remaining on the River Ouse.
Long Shop Steam Museum
Leiston's unique history.
Lowestoft & East Suffolk Maritime Museum
The Museum specialises in the history of the Lowestoft
fishing fleet, from early sail, to steam and through to modern diesel vessels. Methods of fishing are also recorded.
Mechanical Musical Museum & Bygones
The Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones at Cotton is a
veritable Aladdin's cave, full of musical treasures.
Museum of East Anglian Life
The museum has several buildings of historic merit and
all, with the exception of Abbot's Hall barn, have been moved to the site. They include a watermill, a windpump,
a blacksmith's forge, a chapel and an industrial workshop.
Museum of Lincolnshire Life
The Museum of Lincolnshire Life is the largest and most
exciting Social History Museum in the County. It occupies a listed barracks, built in 1857 for the Royal North Lincoln Militia.
National Horseracing Museum & Tours
Learn about the horse racing and the history of racing at
this museum in Newmarket. Info on the museum, its tours, facilities and opening hours.
The Countys principal museum, Norwich Castle has
outstanding archaeology, natural history and fine art collections and is packed with treasures as diverse as
ancient gold jewellery, silver, delicate porcelain and Roman pottery.
Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery
The building itself dates from 1816 and was the private
residence if Squire Cooke (see his clock on display). It served as Peterborough Infirmary until 1929, and became
the Museum in 1931. The Art Gallery was added in 1951.