What’s on

The museum is now open for the season. Come along and see the changes we made over the winter!

 

Highlights include:

  • Step back to the ‘60s

  • The days of pirate radio

  • RNXS25 – telling the story of the Felixstowe Unit from its inauguration in 1962

  • Children’s activity corner (new)

  • Commemoration of the local peace celebrations in 1919

  • Updated – the story of the local men in 67th Medium Rgt RA (TA)

 

Our evening talks programme continues throughout the year with a break for August and September. These informative monthly meetings are held at Broadway House (Orwell Road) in conjunction with Felixstowe Family History Society. See below for details.

Jul
31
Wed
FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM DINO TRAIL @ FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm

FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM DINO TRAIL

Join in the Summer fun, with the quiz trail around Felixstowe Museum.

Search for the dinosaurs, solve the clues and get a yummy reward.

Also some dino activities to enjoy too!

Runs every Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday (31 July to 1 September).

Children £3.00. Adults £2.00.

01394 674355.

Aug
11
Sun
Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club Classic Car Display @ Felixstowe Museum
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club once again bring their wonderful cars to display in the grounds at Felixstowe Museum.    This event is free but usual admission to the museum applies.

 

www.svec.org.uk               

 

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Sep
15
Sun
HERITAGE OPEN DAY @ Felixstowe Museum
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

As part of Heritage Open Days Felixstowe Museum will be open to the public free of charge for this day only.

Learn about your local history and heritage, and how you can volunteer too.

Last admission to the museum:  1630 hrs.

www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Oct
9
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Jane A Stone tells us about her ‘Life as a Harwich Pilot’

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Oct
26
Sat
LANDGUARD SPOOKY DAY AT FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM @ FELIXSTOWE MUSEUM
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A fun-packed afternoon of gentle chills and thrills!

– Spooky magic show with Steff and Nonsense.
– Spooky crafts and colouring-in.
– Spooky quiz trails around the museum.
– See the museum decorated spooky-style with plenty of surprises and treats.
– Come in fancy dress… with prizes to be won!

Please note: the spooky magic shows will run from 1230-1315 and 1400-1445. On arrival attendees will be given a coloured sticker to indicate which show they are attending.

This event is suitable for children aged 2-12 years.
– Younger or older children may attend at parent’s discretion.
– Children aged one and under free.
– All children must be accompanied by an adult.
– All activities included in the one price.

You must pre-book in advance for this event – NO tickets available on the door.

Children £7.00. Adults £2.00.

TICKETS CAN BE BOOKED ONLINE LATER IN THE YEAR

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Disclaimer – please read this information carefully

– Attendance is at your own risk.

– Children may come in fancy dress.

– Although we have done everything to ensure your safety whilst attending this event, historic properties can be hazardous so please take care and ensure children in your care are supervised at all times.

– Parents/guardians are responsible for ensuring children in their care are not exposed to experiences that are upsetting or harmful to the child.

There are no refunds for persons wishing to cancel or leave the event early.

 

Nov
13
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Jane Bradburn will speak on ‘Memories of WW2 in Kirton’

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Dec
11
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Julian P Foynes will speak on ‘Felixstowe 1939-45: the untold stories’

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Jan
8
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Social evening with Felixstowe Family History Society

Details to follow.

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Feb
12
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Andy Parker will speak on ‘The History of the Ownership of the River Orwell’

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm

Mar
11
Wed
EVENING TALKS PROGRAMME @ Broadway House
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Gill Blanchard will speak on ‘Behind the scenes of Who do You Think You Are?’

All welcome.  Doors open at 7pm