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A lovely building

This is a charming old building close to the beach, but the museum is closed at the moment for... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2019
Jim B
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Hove
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Aldeburgh is one of our favourite bolt holes. It’s Victorian charm is unspoilt by Bingo or... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
318barriel
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Aldeburgh Museum is housed in one of the UK's most important timber-framed public buildings. Dating from the early 16th Century & still used by the Town Council. Aldeburgh's history packs a punch and the museum tells the varied history of Aldeburgh...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Moot Hall Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh IP15 5DS, England
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

This is a charming old building close to the beach, but the museum is closed at the moment for renovation.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jim B
AldeburghMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Aldeburgh Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Hi Jim B, sorry you were not able to visit our museum which is currently closed for a major refurbishment. Our fantastic new look museum will be open again late September 2019, keep an eye on Twitter for regular updates.

Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Came up to Aldeburgh for the day and the museum was on the list of 'to dos' only to find not only was it shut but when it is open it's only for a few hrs. March sunny warm day and only able to walk...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AldeburghMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Aldeburgh Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Hi Rachey6464, sorry you were not able to visit our museum which is currently closed for a major refurbishment. Our fantastic new look museum will be open again late September 2019, keep an eye on Twitter for regular updates. Our opening days and times are...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

Aldeburgh is one of our favourite bolt holes. It’s Victorian charm is unspoilt by Bingo or amusement arcades. The Moot Hall is a striking feature of the town, situated on the seafront. But once it was in the town centre. Then the sea invaded, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice way to spend an hour. Interesting displays and a very knowledgeable attendant. Lovely old building.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Well worth a visit and cheap. Tells quite a lot about the history of the place and I found it very interesting. Staff were not only interesting but interested. Highly recomend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Guy M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is not a quick visit, be prepared to get transported back in time. A perfect location looking out over the sea, instead its nice and quiet and you can easily loose yourself in the history of this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We went on a very rainy day. It was much better than I was expecting. A little old fashioned but very interesting and a wide range of information over two levels. Definitely worth a visit when in the area. It’s not a day trip in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank smith1265
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Just one of the small things we did on our short stay in Aldeburg, but it was interesting and we enjoyed it

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed August 20, 2018

To start the building housing the museum is lovely building worth looking around before you go in, once in the museum there is a wealth of local historical information and items well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

...to get a good overview of the history of Aldeburgh. It's a well laid out and curated display over two floors, both only accessible by steps but that's the nature of the building. The building itself has a fascinating history and has stood the test...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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