Whether your interests include archaeology, local social and medical history, aircraft, MTBs or paddle steamers, there will be something to catch your eye in one of our 14 fascinating exhibition areas.


There’s always something fresh and new at Felixstowe Museum.  Check out What’s New in ’22 to find out more.  


Don’t forget that the Museum building itself is also of historical significance as it was once a submarine mining establishment and unique in that’s it considered to be the only one left in the world. Built in 1878, the Museum still has tramway tracks embedded in the floor which were used to transport mines. Visitors to the museum can discover how mines were assembled, packed and stored, and why they became obsolete.


Each year, in the Felgate Room, there are always new exhibitions to enjoy however this year be prepared for Time Travel as you step into the room and back to the 80’s. Discover some of the events and stories from Felixstowe and area during that iconic decade.