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Lowestoft Maritime Museum is a private museum in the town of Lowestoft in Suffolk, England that is dedicated to local and national maritime history. The museum offers visitors an extensive series of displays celebrating the rich maritime history of Lowestoft, with many hands-on activities including lots for children and a small cinema where you can see wonderful archive film footage. There are also special events throughout the year.

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Ness Point

Ness Point

0.81km from Lowestoft Maritime Museum

Ness Point, also known as Lowestoft Ness, is the most easterly point of England, Great Britain, the United Kingdom and the British Isles. It is located in Lowestoft in the East Suffolk district of the county of Suffolk. The site is located to the north of the town centre, overlooking the North Sea, and has a direction marker, known as the Euroscope, marking locations in other countries and their distance from Ness Point.

Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park

Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park

2.32km from Lowestoft Maritime Museum

A beautiful theme park that has over 35 rides, shows, and attractions so there’s something for everyone whether you’re a thrill-seeker or not. The park was created by entrepreneur Joe Larter in 1983 as a small American-themed family attraction, containing a miniature railway, Cine 180 an adventure playground and so more.

Lowestoft Museum

Lowestoft Museum

3.78km from Lowestoft Maritime Museum

A beautiful museum dedicated to local and national maritime history. Its exhibits include maritime artefacts including medals awarded to Royal Navy and RNLI personnel, marine art, the fishing industry in Lowestoft and the town's involvement with the Royal Navy in World War II and so more. The museum is situated in Nicholas Everitt Park in a historic flint faced house dating from the 17th to the 19th Century containing displays of Lowestoft Porcelain, archaeology, paintings, bygones and much more

Carlton Marshes Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Carlton Marshes Suffolk Wildlife Trust

4.91km from Lowestoft Maritime Museum

Carlton Marshes nature reserve is a huge expanse of water, woodland and marshes, home to a wide variety of fantastic wildlife. There is an adventurous playscape for children, a visitor centre with café and shop, accessible and all-weather trails, which makes it the perfect family day out. One of the iconic location where you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.

East Anglia Transport Museum

East Anglia Transport Museum

6.16km from Lowestoft Maritime Museum

The East Anglia Transport Museum is an open-air transport museum, with numerous historic public transport vehicles. It is located in Carlton Colville a suburb of Lowestoft, Suffolk. The museum accommodates examples of trams, trolleybuses and motor buses from various parts of the country, with a number of examples of motor buses built at the Eastern Coach Works in Lowestoft. The museum is run entirely by volunteers with all proceeds ploughed back into running costs or preservation projects.

Somerleyton Hall

Somerleyton Hall

6.79km from Lowestoft Maritime Museum

Somerleyton Hall and Gardens is located on the Norfolk - Suffolk border, just a stone’s throw from the coast and part of the Broads National Park. Home to Lord and Lady Somerleyton and their young family, who open their doors to the public from Easter to the end of September. The hall is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England, and its landscaped park and formal gardens are also Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. The formal gardens cover 12 acres.

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Suffolk is an East Anglian county of ancient origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west, and Essex to the south. One of the iconic county which was flourished with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and enjoy.

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