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Moyse's Hall Museum

40 Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DX, England
+44 1284 757488
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Very interesting, and conveniently located.

This is a well laid out and conveniently located museum in the centre of town. There's about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alex M
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great place to visit

As a local boy I have been in here a few times, it has been updated fairy recently and is well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sparky70
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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40 Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a well laid out and conveniently located museum in the centre of town. There's about four/five different areas, of which at least one has a changing exhibition - bad phraseology, but hopefully you know what I mean. There's useful information for each exhibit,...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local boy I have been in here a few times, it has been updated fairy recently and is well worth a visit if you are interested in the town's history,

Thank sparky70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is steeped in history, the building alone has been around since the Abbey was built. Over it's time it's been the local police station and gaol Learn the history of Bury St Edmunds including the witch hunts and who got locked up and...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a quirky little museum with lots of different areas worth a visit. reasonable entrance prices a good place for children as well.

Thank Gaye P
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Took my children here to learn a little more about the local history - there's literally tons of local artefacts - very highly recommended!

Thank mattY8901QD
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Not the usual kind of small town museum. This one has a vast collection of clocks and small scientific instruments on the first floor . The second upstairs room has a wonderful display of archeological artefacts from the local area. Who knew that Charlie Watts...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have looked forward to visiting this site for many years. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They sent us some additional information on computer. Seeing the long history tell a lot about this old building.

Thank peaz7805
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The building itself is an interesting place, dating back nearly 900 years. There is an informative leaflet available at the reception and a short film gives a brief history of the building. The Museum describes itself as 'Magical and Macabre'. For me there was much...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Moyses Hall, when i was a child, was a fusty dusty old place with stuffed birds, and glass covered showcases, displaying their collection of dust from centuries past. But wow, how things have changed. Gone are the stuffed birds, and we now have fresh and...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This museum allows you to understand the history of the town and St Edmund. It also includes a clock collection, one of the best in the country; a gallery dedicated to the Suffolk Regiment and, currently, an exhibition of "lost property", treasures from the past...More

Thank mgsnorwich
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