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lots of seperate rooms all detailing Felixstowes History from the roman times to present times well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David M
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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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Several years since visiting this museum and what a surprise! Action depicted in both WW1 and WW2... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Lena M
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Felixstowe Museum houses 14 galleries displaying the military and social history of this popular seaside resort. Even the building is of historical interest as it was once a submarine mining establishment.
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View Point Road, Felixstowe IP11 3TW, England
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+44 1394 674355
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lots of seperate rooms all detailing Felixstowes History from the roman times to present times well worth a visitMore

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Felixstowe M, volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Local volunteers man the museum and will be pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Felixstowe has so much history- as a port; as a seaside resort; and an important military role and we try to...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Several years since visiting this museum and what a surprise! Action depicted in both WW1 and WW2 associated with Felixstowe of all the armed services. Also memorabilia of local businesses in the town and hospitals. A must see for adults and children. Finish your visit...More

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Felixstowe M, volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your review. We will be open on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in August and there will be a special summer lego trail for children. We want to encourage all ages at the Museum!...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The shear diversity of the exhibits and their close association with the most important aspects of British military and social history are astonishing. A must for anyone visiting the historic town of Felixstowe.

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Felixstowe M, volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our local history is fascinating and we are so pleased that you enjoyed it. Come again soon!

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We came upon this by chance and were very lucky indeed. It is manned by volunteers so not always open sadly, but if you rock up and it is open...go in. £2 to get in and there are 14 rooms beautifully laid out and looked...More

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Wow, thanks so much for your review; your words are much appreciated. As you know all are welcome here, including well behaved dogs and husbands! Come again another year as we change our exhibitions in the Felgate room annually and you'll always find something different...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Closed no reason why? Busy Bank Holiday saturday and was shut never mind hope to visit again and hope they publish dates ?More

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer and trustee at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello Simon. Thanks for taking the time to post this; at least you've given us the chance to explain. Felixstowe Museum is run entirely by volunteers so we've had to make hard decisions about when to open, based on our past experience of trying different...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Good history of from1900 to date from the armed forces to different decades from fashion clothing books and home appliances well laid out and clean

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thanks for your kind words and for taking the time to send in a review. We look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

The visit here was with a 90 year old who was taken back to his youth with all the fascinating memorabilia on display.The layout of the museum is very natural and the passage from one zone to another flows. The volunteers on hand are friendly...More

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It sounds as though you really enjoyed your visit - as did our volunteers!

Reviewed 27 October 2017

The museum is located at Landguard Fort, itself well worthy a visit. The museum is run by volunteers, so check the opening hours. We were fascinated; we knew Felixstowe had a long association with the Army,Sea planes, Air Force and Navy, but this museum captures...More

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We're delighted that all three generations in your party enjoyed their visit to our museum. It's always gratifying to know that our efforts, and those of past volunteers, have been appreciated. Thank...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This museum is limited for space so they have made every square foot count, great displays about local life and some really fantastic exhibits, my favourite are the railway related adverts. The museum is run entirely by volunteers and they do a fantastic job keeping...More

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Many thanks for making the effort to write such a positive review. As you say, we try to ring the changes here, making alterations to current displays and devising new exhibitions over the winter months when we're closed to the public. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Excellent place to visit, lots to see and there is a nice range of gifts available in the gift shop section; I bought a great childhood memory pack. Will visit again as there was so much to see and take in.

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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks for your review Helen B. We're so pleased you were impressed with our gift shop items; we'll forward your comments to our volunteer shop manager - she'll be delighted. Do come back and see us; we open again on Easter Sunday 2018.

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