News

Treasure Quest Live 2018

As a result of the museum being a clue holder for Treasure Quest live in August, we were invited to send someone to be part of the last "Treasure Quest Live" stage show at the Playhouse Theater , Norwich on Saturday the 10th Nov. David our Vice President traveled to...

Northgate Infants school visit

The visit was by 60 children from the Northgate Infants school Great Yarmouth on a day trip to the museum. The trip was sponsored by the Great Yarmouth Lodge of Friendship No 100 together with the Worshipful Master John Beales and his wife Liz. The trip also included...

Great Yarmouth festival

For the 19th year in a row the museum had a colourful stall at the Great Yarmouth festival. It was a busy weekend meeting,greeting and talking to people about the museum. A good chance to advertise and encourage people to visit us. We took in excess of £250 over the...

Tom Crisp remembered

Lowestoft Hero Tom Crisp VC DSC remembered. The Great Grandchildren of Tom Crisp VC visited the museum 5th May 2017 and left this message. “We have enjoyed re-visiting the museum as we used to come to Lowestoft on holiday as children in the 70’s. We always visited the...

Volunteer Secretary

The Lowestoft Maritime Museum is looking for a volunteer secretary. If you are interested please reply via the museums e-mail address. admin@lowestoftmaritimemuseum.co.uk for further details.

Lowestoft Maritime Museum 50 year celebration.

The free entry to the museum to celebrate our 50th anniversary proved to be a big success.  Helped by publicity from BBC Radio Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as coverage in the Eastern Daily Press and Lowestoft Journal we welcomed a total of 400 visitors during the...

Celebration Evening

On the evening of August the 16th, members and friends gathered at the museum for a social evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the setting up of the museum in the" Gardeners Cottage" in 1968, and the Society's 60th anniversary of its forming in 1958. The...

Radio Norfolk visits Museum

On Sunday the 12th August the museum was a clue holder for BBC Radio Norfolk's Treasure Quest. The team were starting in Hopton and the Questmaster asked us to have clue 2 to help us publicize our up and coming 50th Anniversary celebrations. Anna Perrott( big band...

50th anniversary commemorative keyring

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Museum we have produced a special keyring. These are now on sale in the museum shop for only £3. If you would like one but cannot visit us we will be more than happy to send you one for £3 + £1 for post and packing. Pleases send a...

Heritage group visit

Gorleston-Upon-Sea Heritage Group on a recent visit to the museum. A great day was had and a thank you letter has been received by the...

LMM free online Newsletter

Recently released at the Great Yarmouth Maritime event, we are pleased to offer our free online newsletter when you sign up online. Keep up to date with all our news and events.  Help us support your local heritage and communities. Look out for our 2018 programme,...

East of England Coop supports LMM

Society members enjoying a free cuppa sponsored by East of England Coop.  As a charity we are able to gratefully receive free tea for our members and volunteers to enjoy at our social events and activities. We welcome the support of local companies to help our...

Events

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

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

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 'Putford...