Museums in Suffolk

Mechanical Music Museum & Bygones

Blacksmith Road, Cotton
Nr Stowmarket IP14 1QN

Come visit a magical world where music was made not with computers or digital information but by mechanical movement. Our collection is literally an 'Aladdin's Cave' of musical items and memorabilia.

Mid-Suffolk Light Railway Museum

Wetheringsett IP14 5PW

Railway museum with demonstration running line, restored Middy buildings (corrugated iron cladding), appropriate rolling stock (all carriages are Victorian), extensive archive of photographs with some documents and artefacts. Event days usually themed around aspect of the railway's life and history.

Mildenhall & District Museum

6 King Street, Mildenhall
Bury St Edmunds IP28 7ES

Perhaps our building looks just a little austere and foreboding, but it holds a wealth of antiquities and other riches from Mildenhall and surrounding areas. In pride of place is the 4th century Roman hoard known as the Mildenhall Treasure. The museum provides excellent resources for the study of history, both recent and ancient, for the schools in our area.

Moyse's Hall Museum

Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DX

Collections of local and social history alongside horology fine art and costumes housed in a rare example of 12th century Norman domestic architecture. Includes objects associated with the notorious Red Barn Murder. Also houses the Suffolk Regiment Gallery.

Museum of East Anglian Life

Iliffe Way
Stowmarket IP14 1DL

The museum of East Anglian Life sits in over 70 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside. The museum features historic buildings, farm animals, a nature walk and over 40,000 objects in its collection.