Information for Visitors

Information for Visitors
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Museum opening times

The Museum will be shut over the Christmas and New Year breaks. We shut about two weeks before Christmas and open about two weeks after New Years Day.

However, if you want to visit the Museum during this time, do email us at, and, as long as we have a volunteer available, you will be able to visit us.

Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm.
Wednesday afternoon 2 pm to 4 pm
Group visits are welcomed but must be pre-arranged.

There is easy access for the disabled.

See the exhibition of pictures and prints from our store 

Planning Your Visit
The Museum is at: Halesworth Station,  Station Road, less than five minutes’ walk from the town centre.

Halesworth Museum, Suffolk, Station Building

Entrance is free, though donations are welcomed.

Toilets: On site including Radar accessible access.

Disabled Access: Ramped entrance. Wheelchair access throughout

Parking: If there are spaces in the station car park this can be used by Museum visitors and has spaces for the disabled.
There is a pay and display car park at the bottom of Station Road, five minutes walk and there is parking in the Middle Car Park where the first hour is free.

Family History
We have many local directories and access to some census information.
We are happy for you to access this at the Museum; preferably by prior appointment.
We can also undertake some research for you if you cannot get to the Museum at £5 par hour.

Educational Visits
School groups are welcome by appointment. In house activities and Discover Halesworth – an activity town trail. Teachers are advised to make a preliminary visit to plan and cost activities.

Haleaworth Museum, Suffolk, school visit

We have a large numbers of books and booklets for sale on local topics, look for the bookshop tab.

Reminiscence Boxes
The museum has a wide a varied collection which can support the school curriculum.
Teacher Resource Boxes are available for World War II, Fossils, Romans,
Victorians, Blacksmith’s craft and Seaside Holidays-getting there..
We also have Rekindling Memories boxes, which have been created for Care Homes and carers. We are happy for these services to be offered free, but if you can make a donation that would be great.

Halesworth Town Trail
Halesworth has a marked Town Trail. The Museum has a free leaflet describing the Trail. Do give it a try!