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“Great new house added to museum.”

Museum of East Anglian Life
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Stowmarket
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Discover the history and natural world of East Anglia on our beautiful 75 acre site—explore nearly 3km of woodland and riverside nature trails. Learn about fascinating East Anglian crafts and traditional Gypsy culture, get steamed up with our powerful engines and meet our friendly animals including rare breeds of cattle and sheep. Discover 15 splendidly restored historic buildings, including the newly restored Abbot's Hall and try some delicious food and local produce in the new museum cafe.
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Great new house added to museum.”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

A peaceful educational meseum in the heart of Stowmarket.
Ideal for a weekend family day out.

good shop lots of parking.

Next to Asda store.

Visited December 2013
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English first
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good for small children”
Reviewed 15 February 2014

My daughter and I took my grandson here for lunch. The meal was quick and tasty, but the best thing is the play area inside. It is small but very good for toddlers.

Visited January 2014
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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“Atmospheric, affordable and fun.”
Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

My family and I love this quaint place. The Suffolk Punch are worth the entry fee alone - they are intelligent, beautiful and extremely rare. More endangered than Giant Pandas these days. A lovely afternoon out with walks and picnic places. Well worth a visit. Not the most glamorous or high octane of places but it is sweet and authentic and a gentle place to take children. A gem in Stowmarket.

Visited August 2013
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Great Experience”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A great day out for all the family. Staff very friendly & helpful. Abbot's Hall well worth a visit. Constantly changing exhibitions.

Visited July 2013
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stowmarket
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“look back in time”
Reviewed 23 November 2013

A very nostalgic look back in time, very interesting and informative. The kids loved getting on the old tractors, and couldn't believe what it was like for school children in those days. A great place to visit if you like a bit of history, there is also some llive stock dotted around. Just beware if it is a wet day when you go take your willies as it can be a bit muddy. Great day out and very good value for money.

Visited April 2013
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