Lowestoft Maritime Museum and the Coronavirus
Regrettably due to Coronavirus it was decided to close the museum immediately and remain closed for the foreseeable future or until such time that it is safe to re admit the public.
The trustees and society members would like to apologise to all who had planned to visit during the summer and look forward to seeing you in the future.
Thanks also go to the volunteers who have worked hard over the winter completing the cleaning and maintenance program.
Finally the members of the society wish you the public a safe journey over the coming months and hope to see you on the other side.
Welcome to Lowestoft Maritime Museum
The Museum is now closed for the Winter. Thank you to all who visited us during the year.
We hope to see you again next year, with the museum opening at Easter.
Close to 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...
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.
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Lowestoft Maritime Museum
Sparrows Nest Gardens
Telephone: 01502 561963
The Secretary Lowestoft Maritime Museum, 01502 561963
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You can contact our Chairman direct on 01502 569165
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