Museums in Eastern England.

Sandringham House, Museum & Gardens
Sandringham House is the country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, built by King Edward VII and passed down as a private home through three generations of monarchs.
100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum
The 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum is a tribute to the Eighth Air Force. There is a fine collection of U.S.A.A.F. uniforms, decorations and combat records.
Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life
Set in a beautiful Tudor house with 21st century displays, this museum tells the remarkable story of Thetford and the Brecks. Discover rich collections alongside audio guides, films and animations.
Beccles & District Museum
The Museum is housed in Leman House which was probably built around 1570 and was completely restored and modernised in the 1760s.
Bircham Windmill
Standing in the heart of Norfolk's undulating fields, the windmill now looks as it did over 100 years ago. At that time over 300 mills ground corn for horse and cattle feed and bread making in Norfolk.
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
Bressingham Steam and Gardens
Bressingham Hall offers a unique insight into the dual passions of Alan Bloom - horticulture and steam. The gardens are renowned worldwide, while the steam collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of steam engines and artefacts in England.
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.
Coggeshall Grange Barn
One of the oldest timber-framed Barns in Europe, dating from the 13th century. It was the barn of the Cistercian monastery of Coggeshall.
Colne Valley Railway and Museum
A large and varied collection of operational vintage steam and diesel engines, carriages and wagons that represent much of our Railway Heritage are available to see.
Cromer Museum
Step inside this cosy Victorian fisherman's cottage and imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end of the 19th century.
Elizabethan House Museum
The Museum is housed in a sixteenth century building with rooms displayed to reflect the lives of families who have lived there.
Ely Museum
Ely Museum, in the Old Bishop's Gaol, is a bright and friendly local history museum. Displays include original prison cells.
Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey
Discover farming through the ages and learn about the rural history of Cambridgeshire. Visit the English Heritage Grade 1 Abbey, still featuring superb Norman interiors.
Fitzwilliam Museum
The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by the bequest of the VIIth Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion to the University of Cambridge.
Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre
At Flag Fen archaeologists have discovered the preserved remains of a huge timber monument to our ancestors.
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
At Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk.
Halesworth and District Museum
The Museum was founded in 1984 and has always been in the care of volunteers. In 2000 it moved to the newly refurbished station building. Railway Heritage paid for the restoration of the station's unique movable platforms.
Houghton Mill
An impressive 17th century water mill in working order on the River Ouse in the village of Houghton.
Imperial War Museum Duxford
Duxford is a world-renowned heritage complex, over fifty working historic aircraft are based here. There is also a Land Warfare Hall and an American Air Museum.
Inspire Discovery Centre
INSPIRE is East Anglia's only hands-on science centre, aimed specifically at children and families.
Lavenham Guildhall
This early 16th-century timber-framed building overlooks and dominates the town's market place. Inside are exhibitions on timber-framed buildings, local history, farming and industry, as well as the story of the medieval woollen cloth trade.
Little Hall
Little Hall is a late 14th Century Hall House on the main square, it mirrors the history of Lavenham over the centuries. It was built in the 1390s as a family house and workplace.
Long Shop Museum
Discover Leiston's unique history - 200 years of local, social and industrial innovation- in the Home of the Garrett Collection.
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.
Lynn Museum
Visit the home of Seahenge - the astonishing Bronze Age timber circle uncovered on a Norfolk beach.
Mechanical Musical Museum & Bygones
The Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones at Cotton is a veritable Aladdin's cave, full of musical treasures.
Mildenhall Museum
Mildenhall Museum, housed in two nineteenth century cottages, tells the story of the local landscape, its flora, its fauna, its people and their history.
Museum of Cambridge
Visit Cambridge's only social history museum! Housed in the former 17th century White Horse Inn, this family friendly, interactive museum brings history to life.
Museum of East Anglian Life
Discover the history and natural world of East Anglia on our beautiful 75 acre site-explore nearly 3km of woodland and riverside nature trails. Learn about fascinating East Anglian crafts and traditional Gypsy culture
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
Man's Best Friend - Dogs and Hounds of Field and ShowThe Heath and the HorseMan's Best Friend - Dogs and Hounds of Field and Show.
Nene Valley Railway
The Nene Valley Railway has only been operating since 1977 but the line once formed part of an important cross-country route from East Anglia to the Midlands.
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
The ancient Norman Keep of Norwich Castle dominates the city below. Once a royal palace, the Castle is now the centrepiece of a museum housing one of England's finest regional collections of natural history, art and archeology.
Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery
Peterborough Museum houses a collection of some 227,000 objects covering the history of the Peterborough area, including archaeology, social history, art, geology, natural history, costume and militaria.
Prebendal Manor House
The Prebendal Manor is a 1,200 year old medieval centre on the north eastern edge of Northamptonshire, near Oundle, Stamford and Peterborough.
Shirehall Museum
Walsingham Shirehall was built in the early 16th century and was used as a hostel for important visitors to the adjacent Augustinian Priory. It now houses a hands-on museum about Walsingham.
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.
Strangers' Hall
Visit one of Norwichs oldest and most fascinating buildings, dating back to 1320.
Sutton Hoo
At Sutton Hoo you can get close to one of the most important archaeological finds in this country's history - a fascinating story of Anglo-Saxon pagan kings, ship burials, treasure and warriors.
The Bridewell
The Bridewell museum is closed for redevelopment until summer 2011.Discover how Norwich found fame and fortune producing mustard, shoes, textiles, chocolate and beer.
The Tolhouse
Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Recently restored to its original Regency glory after a two-year re-development programme, the Theatre Royal offers a wide range of contemporary and period drama, as well as dance, music, comedy, family shows, guided tours and workshops.
Thursford Collection
Thursford Collection is open as a working museum from Good Friday to end September, (closed Saturdays) when all our mechanical organs are played and shows are given on the Wurlitzer by Robert Wolfe.
Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life
Set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian herring curing works, Time and Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its Ice Age origins to the present day.
Town House Museum of Lynn Life
Find out about everday life in Lynn through the ages. This jewel of a museum is set in a 19th century town house.
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village & Country Park
Beyond the car park, play area, visitor centre, shop and café is a 125 acre Country Park bursting with life.

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