Bungay Museum

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Bungay Museum is situated in two small rooms of the Waveney District Council Office. It was established in 1963, and displays items relating to the heritage, society and businesses of the town. Archaeology includes Pre-historic , Roman and Saxon artefacts, and there are geological specimens and a model and pictures of Bungay Castle. Other displays relate to the prosperous Printing industry, coins and local trade tokens, and memorabilia connected with the family of a local Victorian philanthropist, John Barber Scott, and the novelist Sir Henry Rider Haggard.

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am – 1pm and 2p, to 4.30pm
Closed at weekends, but visits can be arranged on request.

Admission charges

Adults £1.00
Accompanied children under the age of 16 free.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Weapons and War, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Bungay Museum
Council Offices
Broad Street
NR35 1EE




Enquiries (Waveney District Council Local Office)

01986 892176


01284 757079

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