Moyse's Hall Museum
Moyse's Hall Museum
Bury St Edmunds
Collections of local and social history alongside horology fine art and costumes housed in a rare example of 12th century Norman domestic architecture: Includes objects associated with the notorious Red Barn Murder. Also houses the Suffolk Regiment Gallery. Exhibitions based on the extensive collections throughout the year.
Museum, Heritage site, Historic house or home, Gallery, Association or society
Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. 10.00-17.00 (Last entry 16.00) Sun 12.00-16.00(Last entry 15.00)
Closed: Good Friday. Christmas Day. Boxing Day. New Years Day. Bank Holiday Mondays. Please telephone for details concerning other days over the Christmas period
Heritage Ticket: Allows multiple free return entries and entry to sister site West Stow Anglo - Saxon village for one year. http://www.moyseshall.org/sebc_heritage/heritage-ticket.cfm
Day Tickets available
- Museums Association
Lectures and workshops and themed weekend events run throughout the year.
Fine art, horology and costume alongside history of the Abbey of St Edmund, local and social history of the town. Other displays / collections include Witchcraft, death, coins, tokens, bicycles, Red Barn Murder.
Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Science and Technology, Religion, Personalities, Music, Literature, Law and Order, Land Transport, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals
Key artists and exhibits
- Red Barn murder,
- Bury St. Edmunds,
- West Suffolk,
- William Corder,
- Maria Marten,
- local history,
- Roman Britain,
- St. Edmund,
- Brother Jocelyn,
- Jocelyn of Brakelond,
- Abbot Samson,
- Robert Bloomfield,
- Suffolk Regiment,
- 12th Foot,
- Battle of Minden
- Mary Beale
- Gershom Parkington
- Abbey of St Edmunds
- Irene Barnes
- Victorian costume
- longcase clocks
Family Bushcraft Day
- 21 September 2014 10am-4pm
Join expert Rob Bevington at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village & Country Park for a day of bush craft: making fires, building shelters, tracking animals, finding wild foods and much more!
Keep warm, have fun, call yourself Bear Grylls!
For ages 5 upwards; all children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
On the day
Please dress for the weather - warm clothes, waterproofs and strong footwear.
Please bring a packed lunch and drinks.
Meet at the West Stow Visitor Centre
Tickets: £12; £10 with Heritage Ticket
Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC)
The Bury St Edmunds branch of the Young Archaeologists' Club is hosted by Moyse's Hall Museum. Activities include site and museum visits, field walking, graveyard recording and artefact based sessions. Check out www.britarch.ac.uk/yac for more details.
How to obtain
To join, first become a member of the National YAC by visiting www.britarch.ac.uk/yac.