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Great experience

What was wonderful is when we visited they had a Morilyn Monroe exhibition on which was a delight... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Justin W
Anthorn, null, United Kingdom
Stunning history in the heart of Bury St Edmunds

I was visiting Bury St Edmunds specifically to visit the museum and was not disappointed in any... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What was wonderful is when we visited they had a Morilyn Monroe exhibition on which was a delight for my wife as she is a great fan of her Very well laid out and lots of others interesting things to see

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting Bury St Edmunds specifically to visit the museum and was not disappointed in any way. This beautiful 12th Century medieval building stands on the corner of the central square which is known for being the busy market place. Before I even entered,...More

Thank Londongirl50423
Reviewed 19 June 2018

There is something for everyone in this museum, from clocks to army history, from pictures to local crime. They often have temporary exhibitions of great interest, such as the life and work of Sybil Andrews. A very useful and inexpensive place, particularly on a wet...More

Thank lornabookworm
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Dropped into this small museum during a recent visit to Bury St Edmunds. The collection is fairly eclectic and much of it held little interest to me (like the collection of grandfather clocks). However, what I did enjoy was the wonderful display of rarely seen...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I went here to visit the Marilyn Monroe photos that were being displayed but I stayed a lot longer and saw the other exhibits on show. Firstly the Marilyn photos were superb and are well worth seeing. Secondly, the local exhibition was brilliant with everything...More

2  Thank rayraynewby
Reviewed 29 May 2018

a very good place to find out the history of bury how hanging took place in the old days a lots of refurisment going on the gift shop excellent a must to visit keep up good work tony mbe

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in here to see a historical film presentation as part of the Bury St Edmunds Festival, very good location. Lots of good exhibits including the building.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Visited as the ' function ' before lunch ; having lived in BSE we'd been in before,but this was a troll through history and ' murders ' which was unparalleled .Addressed by a most knowledgeable ' raconteur ' who couldn't be faulted and was a...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This museum is in a fantastic old building. There were some interesting exhibitions. It was wheelchair accessible & the staff were helpful

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Really enjoyed the visit, especially the clock display. Bury St Edmunds should be proud of this gem within the Town,

Thank michael c
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