Southwold Museum Latitude: 0.052° 52' 41.1° N Longitude: 0.01 ° 26' 15.9° E
Housed in a pair of seventeenth century cottages, the collections cover the history, natural history and geology of Southwold and the surrounding villages. The maritime collections include model boats, archaeology, maps and charts, ships' figureheads, photographs, objects relating to navigation, seafarers and maritime trades and a fine collection of paintings.
The new maritime displays will illustrate the stories of Southwold as a seaside resort, the changing coastline and local fishing.
Opening HoursThe Museum is currently closed for major refurbishment and redisplay, reopening Easter 2008. Normal opening times Easter to October 31st daily 2-4pm.
Address9-11 Victoria St
c/o 75a High Street
Other InformationAccess for the disabled is available and wheelchairs can manoeuvre around the museum.
How to Find Us
The museum is in Victoria Street, a few metres' walk from the High Street and opposite Bartholomew Green, facing the main entrance to the Church.
If you are on foot - walk up the High Street, away from the Market Place, passing the Crown Hotel on your right. Turn right into Victoria Street at the Southwold Town Sign just after you pass Trinity's Teashop. The Museum is on your right.
If you are in your car - From the A12, enter Southwold on the A1095. There are car parks at the Pier and at the junction of Godyll Road and Gardner Road. The museum is a ten minute walk from either of these.