Sutton Hoo - National Trust

Sutton Hoo - National Trust
Tranmer House
Sutton Hoo,
IP12 3DJ




01394 389700


01394 389702

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The Anglo-Saxon royal burial site where the priceless Sutton Hoo treasure was discovered in a huge ship grave.
Burial ground of the Anglo Saxon Kings of East Anglia. Exhibition hall with video introduction, full size re-creation of the ship burial.

The exhibition tells the story of the site – which has been described as ‘page one of English history’ – and displays some original objects as well as replicas of the treasure.

Venue Type:

Museum, Prehistoric site, Archaeological site

Opening hours

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Admission charges

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  • National Trust
Getting there

2 ml east of Woodbridge on B1083
Station: Melton 1½ml

The 2004 exhibition explores the fascination that the Anglo-Saxons had with animals and how they were portrayed on some of the stunning artefacts from this period. The centrepice of the display is the wonderful purselid found in the 1939 excavations.

Collection details


Getting there

2 ml east of Woodbridge on B1083
Station: Melton 1½ml