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 is now CLOSED for the winter so we hope we will see you on Saturday 6th April 2019 when we reopen for the 2019 season.
Our recruitment day held on the 20th March was very successful with several people expressing an interest in helping at the museum. We are now starting to get the museum ready for opening on the 6th of April.
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 561963
The Secretary Lowestoft Maritime Museum, 01502 561963
Contacting the chairman
You can contact our Chairman direct on 01502 569165
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