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Dunwich Museum

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St. James's Street | Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
+44 1728 648796
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Superb maintained bijou museum

To anyone interested in Anglo Saxon history will be fascinated with this museum as well as people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lesley P
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Kent, United Kingdom
interesting

Interesting ruin to look around , there is info on site and maps to show what it was like in it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Briglins
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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St. James's Street | Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To anyone interested in Anglo Saxon history will be fascinated with this museum as well as people interested in geology. Limited opening times so check before visiting.

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting ruin to look around , there is info on site and maps to show what it was like in it's day ... and the last grave as the rest have been washed into the sea

Thank Briglins
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very special museum run by very special people happily sharing the story of this amazing place over the centuries. The lady running this lovely place was so helpful in explaining the changing fortunes of this amazing place from a great trading port to its loss...More

Thank ajh64
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were camping nearby to lovely Dunwich and we already know it will be a place we go back to. The story of the lost city of 12 Churches is fascinating and the museum tells the story of the city from Roman and Saxon Times...More

Thank ajh64
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Rather incredible museum, showing how was Dunwich a big busy town once. Unfortunately, the sea took most of in into its hands and is a small village at the moment.

Thank HanaPeter
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We took the children 4 and 6 to see the museum as I had told them the stories of the old churches etc. The lady was very helpful and talked to the children about the map and how Dunwich used to be. It is quite...More

Thank JtJunior
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It can be difficult for visitors to obtain a grasp of how the village looked and the scale of it in medieval times yet the 3D model clearly showed how it looked and how sad it is not there now. The volunteer explained how parts...More

Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a fascinating little museum, there is no admission fee but donations are welcome. The guide when we visited was only too pleased to explain some of the history of the village and explain POI on the map model.

Thank Den C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The storms of 1286/7 are little known and yet they changed the shape of the Kent coastline, had a major impact on the Netherlands and caused Dunwich to lose its position as one of England's premier ports. This little museum tells Dunwich's story from thriving...More

Thank RunnerB
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Watch out for the opening hours as we misread them and had to come back again -but it was worth it. Very friendly (village resident) curator and some extremely interesting displays, showing what Dunwich used to be like when it was as large as 14th...More

Thank Howarth S
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jemroberts
Are dogs allowed
29 March 2017|
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Response from irenefox | Reviewed this property |
Just looked on website No dogs allowed.
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jemroberts
Are dogs allowed in museum thanks
29 March 2017|
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Response from irenefox | Reviewed this property |
Just looked on website. No dogs allowed.
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