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Sutton Hoo

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Address: Tranmer House | Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ, England
Phone Number: 01394 389700
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Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: One of Britain's most important archaeological sites contains the burial...
One of Britain's most important archaeological sites contains the burial chamber and funeral ship of the early Anglo-Saxon warrior king, Raedwald.
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Learn about the Anglo Saxons. Excellent visitor centre. Burial mounds should be seen but don't expect to see much other than err burial mounds

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Newark
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

An unmissable experience (unless you're travelling from Woodbridge where lack of signage means you just might). A remarkable story and discovery of quite superb Anglo Saxon (maybe just Angle) artefacts. There is an indoor exhibition with excellent replicas of the archeological finds, the story of the find and its significance, and much for adult and children to interact with. There... More 

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Tonbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Whilst I applaud minimal commercialisation, I feel Sutton Hoo falls a little short of expectations. A very good visitors centre with a few tableaux and replicas of the saxon hoard but otherwise a somewhat understated attraction offering little more that a lot of burial mounds in wonderful countryside (despite the adjacent polytunnels) and nice walks. For such an iconic historic... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Learn about the Anglo Saxons. Excellent visitor centre. Burial mounds should be seen but don't expect to see much other than err burial mounds

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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446 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Dome people don't like the fact that they don't over commercialise the attraction. It is 1400year old earth mounds it's not going to have amazing interactive showings at the mound site. It's an attraction f immense historical significance. The exhibition hall is small but well presented with a short video too. Went on the guided walk, the guide was phenomenally... More 

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Woodbridge, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Wonderful surroundings, Ideal for children learning about local history and when they have had their fill of that there is plenty of space in the grounds for them to let off steam. very nice tearoom too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I took mum with me as we both wanted to go out and we love our history. There was plenty to read and discovers out the great ship and the Vikings. Lots to learn, plenty of walks and very spacious. You see little re-enactments in doors and little odds and ends outside. We went in the height of summer and... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Its a interesting site, mainly walking up to and around the dig site, the visitor centre is nice .... but perhaps 1/2 a day out ?

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is absolutely brilliant. The museum appeals to all age groups - lots of interactive stuff. My husband and I were on our own on this visit but would take our grandchildren there too, as they would love it. The reconstruction of the ship is very good, in fact the whole place is a credit to the work the... More 

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Cirencester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This museum is very hands on, so great if you have children. The choice and quality of food is very good too.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Spent the afternoon here with family and was a good afternoon out. The young children loved it. Plenty of room to play for the young ones and a good play area. The re enactment was very good and some humour incorporated into it. Suitable for adults and children. Was very interesting and the staff were very attentive. Not cheap entry... More 

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Additional Information about Sutton Hoo

Address: Tranmer House | Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge IP12 3DJ, England
Phone Number: 01394 389700
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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