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Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum

Sparrows Nest Whapload Road | Whapload Road, Lowestoft NR32 1XG, England
+44 1502 561963
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Full of nice surprises

The building looks very small from the outside but once inside it's a real treasure for those that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Very interesting

There is a museum in Oulton Broad but this is in north Lowestoft. They are both very old especially... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Sparrows Nest Whapload Road | Whapload Road, Lowestoft NR32 1XG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building looks very small from the outside but once inside it's a real treasure for those that want to know more about the history of the fishing fleet there. Loads of models and other things to see. Probably needs more than one visit to...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

There is a museum in Oulton Broad but this is in north Lowestoft. They are both very old especially this one

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Situated in Nicholas Everett Park Oulton Broad is this lovely old museum. It is run by volunteers with brilliant knowledge of the local area and of the exhibits, which go back to pre Viking times!!!! From what I remember it was free entry and donations...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A small listed building in Sparrows Nest Park yet contains a vast history through a variety of formats.

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A great find very interesting history of Lowestoft from the early days of the fishing industry through to the off shore gas & oil industry,lots to see pictures items used in all aspects of Lowestoft wonderful models of fishing boats ,staff knowledgeable and helpful

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stopped off in Lowestoft on way home from Norfolk. Saw the direction sign to the Maritime Museum so decided to give it a try. From the outside it looked a little less than imposing. On entering told the price was £2. I thought I had...More

2  Thank sosogolfer51
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Small museum but well laid out and dense with exhibits: model boats, lots of photographs, some interesting maps and lots of equipment. The gentleman who showed us round was very well informed and a pleasure to listen to.

1  Thank palustrian
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was a most interesting visit. You cannot help but marvel at the outstanding courage of the sailors based in Lowestoft in past times. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Phil P
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Fascinating and very informative place. Lots of intereting exhibits and very helpful staff. Set in the picturesque sparrows nest

1  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We visited with a party of 16 friends. We all found the museum of great interest. There is something for everyone with photos, information, well laid out displays, models of boats, 'hands on' equipment e.g. Ships' radio. Modern technology also played a part with the...More

2  Thank Sue M
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jayne h
How much for enterance
3 June 2016|
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Response from Phil E | Reviewed this property |
Only two pounds each for adults and one each for oaps
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