Recent Accolades

AfSM Museum of the Year awards 2022

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride?  Not true this year when we were thrilled to discover we’d won ‘Small Museum of the Year’ at the AfSM awards ceremony on Monday evening.  In the words of the Chairman:  “This is a great achievement for everyone who has been involved in the creation and development of the Museum over the years and the efforts of our fantastic band of volunteers during the last twelve months, and of course for our manager who inspired us to try new things!”

14th October 2022




Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Awards 2020

We were honoured to be named as finalists inThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Finalist-Logo-300x138.jpg the Berry Savory Small Visitor Attraction of the Year category and thoroughly enjoyed attending the Awards evening.


AfSM Museum of Year awards 2019


We were thrilled to be awarded with Highly Commended  in the recent Museum of the Year competition organised by the Association for Suffolk Museums.

Our category was ‘Small Museums’ in which there was a shortlist of seven.



AIM Sustainability Grant/Esmée Fairbairn Foundation Award

In the midst of intense national competition, we were delighted to have been awarded a generous grant to enable trustee training. The aims have been to develop and strengthen governance at the museum as well as furthering our activity with the Landguard Partnership.