Museums and galleries in Suffolk

The Museums Service supports the work of museums in preserving and interpreting the physical heritage of Suffolk

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Discover Suffolk's rich heritage by visiting the county's many museums. Find out more from the Suffolk Museums website.

Suffolk County Council gives grant aid to three independent museums

We also support the West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village.

Suffolk Heritage Direct

This a fully searchable and interactive catalogue from the databases of the Suffolk Record Office, the Britten Pears Foundation, several museums and Suffolk County Council's Archaeology Service and St Edmundsbury Heritage Service.

Association for Suffolk Museums

We also grant aid the Association for Suffolk Museums, which brings together about 40 voluntary and professionally staffed museums in Suffolk. It provides a forum for museum issues and a network to share expertise and resources.

A training programme for members helps to improve the management of their collections and to meet the standards laid down by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council for its registration scheme.