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East England Museums

Roots of Norfolk at Gressenhall

Roots of Norfolk is set in 50 acres of  beautiful countryside at the heart of Norfolk. The museum collections of rural  and Norfolk life are housed in Georgian workhouse buildings dating back to 1777  and there is a traditional farm, worked by heavy horses.

Sandringham House, Museum & Gardens

The country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH  The Duke of Edinburgh is set in sixty acres (twenty four hectares) of glorious  informal gardens with two beautiful lakes. Built by King Edward VII and Queen  Alexandra and passed down as a private home.

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.

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village & Country Park

Find out what you can see on a visit to West  Stow Anglo Saxon Village.

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.

Cambridge & County Folk Museum

This warm-hearted museum displaying the  everyday life of Cambridge people since 1700.

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.

Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey

The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey is on the  doorstep of Cambridge, just off the A10 from Waterbeach. A fascinating  historical site for all the family to enjoy!

Fitzwilliam Museum

Outstanding collections of antiquities, fine  and decorative arts including European paintings from the middle ages to the  present, drawings, prints, sculpture, furniture, coins and medals. Shop and  Cafe. Open (except Mondays) all year.

Houghton Mill

Houghton Mill stands on a tributary of the  River Ouse midway between Huntingdon and St Ives in Cambridgeshire, and is the  most important of the very few remaining on the River Ouse.

Long Shop Steam Museum

Leiston's unique history.

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.

Mechanical Musical Museum & Bygones

The Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones at  Cotton is a veritable Aladdin's cave, full of musical treasures.

Museum of East Anglian Life

The museum has several buildings of historic  merit and all, with the exception of Abbot's Hall barn, have been moved to the  site. They include a watermill, a windpump, a blacksmith's forge, a chapel and  an industrial workshop.

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

Learn about the horse racing and the history  of racing at this museum in Newmarket. Info on the museum, its tours, facilities  and opening hours.

Norwich Castle

The Countys principal museum, Norwich Castle  has outstanding archaeology, natural history and fine art collections and is  packed with treasures as diverse as ancient gold jewellery, silver, delicate  porcelain and Roman pottery.

Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery

The building itself dates from 1816 and was  the private residence if Squire Cooke (see his clock on display). It served as  Peterborough Infirmary until 1929, and became the Museum in 1931. The Art  Gallery was added in 1951.