Welcome to Lowestoft Maritime Museum
2018 is not only the 60th anniversary of the formation of the Lowestoft & East Suffolk Maritime Society but also the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Lowestoft Maritime Museum.
Just a reminder that the museum closes for the winter on Saturday 27th October so make sure you get your visit in before then otherwise we will see you next year.
We will be looking to recruit new members during the winter in preparation for our reopening Easter 2019. If you would be interested in helping staff the museum during our open season or working behind the scenes do not hesitate to contact us , we are happy to welcome new members at any time. Keep an eye out for our recruitment day .
Nestling beside the North Sea in Lowestoft’s lovely Sparrow’s Nest Gardens, Lowestoft Maritime Museum offers a fascinating few hours of enjoyment and discovery for all ages.
“What a wonderful record of Lowestoft’s Heritage.”
David Cleveland, Berkshire.
In the early 1900s Lowestoft’s fishing village – known as The Grit – was home to 2,300 people, schools, churches, shops and 13 pubs. What made it such a special community and why did it disappear? Meet no-nonsense fisherman, Ned; Billy, a larger-than-life skipper...read more
The Museum will be open with free entry on the 16th 2018 September as part of the 2018 Lowestoft Heritage Open days. Normal opening times apply.read more
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Contacting the museum
We welcome feedback and additional information about our collections.
Lowestoft Maritime Museum
Sparrows Nest Gardens
Telephone: 01502 512434
The Secretary Lowestoft Maritime Museum, 01502 512434.
Contacting the chairman
To contact the chairman telephone: 01502 569165
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