Museums in Suffolk

Abbey Visitor Centre

Samson's Tower
Bury St Edmunds IP33 1RS

The extensive remains of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monastery in England, and the shrine of St Edmund. They include the complete 14th century Great Gate and Norman Tower, and the impressive ruins and altered west front of the immense church.

Aldeburgh Museum, The Moot Hall


16thC town hall which is a listed ancient building with a museum displaying items of local interest such as photographs and artefacts depicting life in Aldeburgh. The emphasis is on the fishing industry and the part played by the lifeboat and its crews.