Aldeburgh Museum is housed in the iconic Moot Hall, a superb 16th Century, Grade 1 listed timber-framed building that is also home to the Town Council.
The museum tells of Aldeburgh's rich and varied history through hands-on and digital displays. You can learn all about the beautiful Tudor building, local democracy, the fishing and shipbuilding industry, archaeological discoveries and the Anglo Saxons, the Victorian era, the Witches of Aldeburgh and much more.
The museum collection is in the first floor council chamber and the museum room on the ground floor. Entry to the museum is via the external staircase directly into the Council Chamber, which is still in use today by the Town Council.
Inside the museum there is a Discovery Trail for children and a museum shop. New for 2021! Changing Coastline digital display, walks booklet of 4 illustrated historic trails around Aldeburgh, new shop items and virtual tours of the museum: https://bit.ly/2TLeRE1
From 17th May the museum will be open every afternoon between 1 - 4 pm. Measures have been put in place to keep you, the staff and volunteers as safe as possible. Please note face coverings are required. For further information and to pre-book your entry slot at a day and time to suit you, visit our website at: www.aldeburghmuseum.org.uk/visiting-arrangements-2020/
Please Note: No food, drink or dogs (except guide dogs) are allowed in the building. The nearest toilets are located 30m on the seaward side of the building, behind the public shelter.