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Long Shop Museum

Main Street
IP16 4ES

Discover Leiston's unique history - 200 years of local, social and industrial innovation- in the Home of the Garrett Collection.

See Garrett products including steam engines, munitions, plastics and dry cleaning machines in the very place they were made. Explore the Long Shop, built in 1852 as the first production hall in the country and meet the Garrett family including Elizabeth Garrett Anderson the first English woman doctor.

Exhibitions and displays will delight folks of all ages and includes the World War II Leiston USAAF and 1917 Zeppelin crash at nearby Theberton.

Plus a gift shop, picnic garden, free car park and The Garrett Room - ideal for school and group visits, exhibitions, displays, lectures and archive film shows.

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The Museum is situated near the town centre in Main Street, entance opposite the Engineers Arms car park. Free parking available on site at the rear of the building plus coach drop off point at Museum gates.

From A12 follow signs for Leiston and Brown Signs for steam museum.

Long Shop Museum Postcode for SatNav: IP16 4ES


+44 (0)1728 832 189

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