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Ipswich Museum

There are over 40 museums in Suffolk - this is a selection

Clare Ancient House Museum 'Grade I listed medieval hall house dating from the 15th century in the heart of the historic and picturesque town of Clare. Spectacular moulded plaster and timber work. Was at various times the town workhouse and a bakers. The Museum provides a history of Clare with graphic displays and exhibits featuring education, transport, brewing, leather, finance, clothing and old photographs.'
Museum of East Anglian Life 'Discover the history and natural world of East Anglia on our 75 acre site - with 3km of woodland and riverside nature trails. Learn about fascinating East Anglian crafts and traditional Gypsy culture, get steamed up with our powerful engines and meet our friendly animals including Suffolk Punch Horses and rare breeds of cattle and sheep. 15 splendidly restored historic buildings. Delicious food and local produce in the new museum bistro.'
Gainsborough's House 'The museum and art gallery at the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough. Historic Building with its Permanent Collection and traditional Print Workshop.'
Moyses Hall - Bury St. Edmunds 'Built in 1180 and has had a variety of different uses, including a tavern and a 'gaol'. Museum traces the unfolding story of West Suffolk, through displays which range from prehistoric times right through to the present.'
National Horse Racing Museum: 'Newmarket in Suffolk is the official home of UK horse-racing and of this museum. The story of the people and horses involved in racing from its Royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other modern heroes.'
Christchurch Mansion / Ipswich Museum Two linked museum sites. 'Discover Ipswich's historic past with a visit to the beautiful Christchurch Mansion'. Ipswich Museum has a wealth of treasures to amaze you!' - see photo at the top of this page.

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