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Introduction

Although the ex-RNLB Alfred Corry is the centrepiece of the museum, there are many supporting artefacts, models, paintings, photographs and other exhibits which record the maritime history of Southwold and the surrounding area.

 

The Museum offers visitors an insight into the lives of  the Southwold Lifeboat Crews from 1893 to 1918, and also the history of the Alfred Corry herself, right up to the present day.

 

We also tell the story of the restoration of both the vessel and the Henry Blogg lifeboat shed which provides a fitting home for both our museum and the Alfred corry.

 

The Museum building is also of local historic importance as it is the old Cromer Lifeboat shed, removed from Cromer Pier (Norfolk) in 1997, purchased by the Trust and bought to Southwold in April 1998.

 

Whilst the Museum is open there is someone on hand to explain and tell of the many stories about the Boat and Shed.

 

We have a small shop which sells mometoes of your visit.

 

A ramp gives disabled access to the main building and displays, and a stair lift is available for access to the mezzanine deck which affords an elevated view of the boat.

 

Pay & display car park and toilets are right next to the Museum.

 

Refreshments are available from April to October from the Harbour Kiosk in front of the Museum.

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