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Wonderful little place

Lovely little day out had by all. Very interesting and our family will be back again in the future... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sanddawks
Magical Gem

Pity the museum is now closed for the winter it's a truly wonderful place full of interesting... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Gordon P
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little day out had by all. Very interesting and our family will be back again in the future. Service was very nice overall.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Pity the museum is now closed for the winter it's a truly wonderful place full of interesting displays and artifacts the children loved the owl trail can't wait to visit again.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gordon P
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This museum is well maintained,lots, to see spanning the local history,all the staff were very good,there was plenty of free car parking nearby,also very cheap entrance fee, ps check opening times.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Felixstowe M, volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

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 July 9, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lena M
Felixstowe M, volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 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 June 19, 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Felixstowe M, volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 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 May 28, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 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 May 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Simon P
Felixstowe M, Volunteer and trustee at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 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 April 17, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 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 April 16, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Felixstowe M, Volunteer at Felixstowe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

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

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Vivian W
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Response from Felixstowe M | Property representative |
Hi. The Museum opens on 17th April for an Easter Egg Hunt but the childrens tickets have now sold out. You could still visit but children would not be able to take part in the egg hunt. We then open for the season on... More
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