10am to 1pm
Monday to Saturday
until September 30th
We are in the heart of rural Suffolk, recording and preserving the history of Saxmundham, Kelsale-cum-Carlton and Benhall.
Open – April to September, 10:00am to 1:00pm, Monday to Saturday including Bank Holidays (except Good Friday).
Admission is free, but please make a donation if you’ve enjoyed your visit.
All donations go directly towards the upkeep of the Museum, buying artefacts and making improvements. We don’t have any paid staff.
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The Museum's stewards play a very important role, if you feel you could spare some time and would like to know more please follow this link.
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We've had a very busy winter progamme of works. The end room has been decorated and transformed into a reference and local history resource.
Several essential maintenance task have been completed including an investigation into our roof, damp proofing, redecorating and re-carpeting.
The Green Room has a new display telling the (short) story of Saxmundham's very own Sports Car manufacturer.
Our new Reference and Local History Room contains many reference books, including a copy of the 1881 census, plus our interactive display with our collection of photographs, oral recordings and videos.