Pearls from the Grit

Pearls from the Grit

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...
Heritage Open Day 2018

Heritage Open Day 2018

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.
The Mincarlo

The Mincarlo

Why not complete your visit to Lowestoft with a trip to our friends at the Mincarlo – Lowestoft’s own Sidewinder Fishing Trawler, which was built by Brooke Marine in 1961-2 for local fishng family WH Podd and later owned by Boston Putford with the name of...