Museums in Suffolk

Southwold Museum

9-11 Victoria Street
Southwold IP18 6HZ

Southwold's unique cottage museum is dedicated to the local and natural history of this corner of Suffolk. Owned and managed by the Southwold Historical Society, this tiny building houses an astonishing collection of objects, paintings, photographs, models and wildlife exhibits.

Suffolk Punch Heavy Horse Museum

The Market Hill
Woodbridge IP12 4LU

The Suffolk Punch Heavy Horse Museum is an exhibition devoted to the Suffolk Horse, more usually known as the Suffolk Punch breed of heavy working horse. The museum displays the history of the breed and its Society, the work of the blacksmith and the harness maker, the world of shows and showing, the work the horses did and the life of the horsemen.

Suffolk Regiment Museum, The

The Keep, Gibraltar Barracks, Newmarket Road
Bury St Edmunds IP33 3RN

The Suffolk Regiment Museum was established, in the Officers Mess, for the 250th Anniversary of the regiment in 1935. The first acquisitions were items which belonged to even older collections of badges, medals and uniform items which had been displayed in the Mess since before The Great War.

Sutton Hoo - National Trust

Tranmer House
Sutton Hoo IP12 3DJ

This hauntingly beautiful 255 acre estate, with far-reaching views over the river Deben, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Walk around the ancient burial mounds and discover the incredible story of the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king and his treasured possessions. Come face to face with your ancestors and explore our award-winning exhibition, the full-size reconstruction of the burial chamber, stunning replica treasures and original finds from one of the mounds, including a prince's sword. Look inside the Edwardian house or enjoy the beautiful seasonal colours on our estate walks.