20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Alderton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Alderton

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Alderton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 32 Alderton museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Outdoor seating area at Felixstowe Museum

Felixstowe Museum

  • Felixstowe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Felixstowe Museum will probably surprise you when you discover the significant military history of somewhere that is now a peaceful coastal resort. Y...

Aircraft at Bentwaters Cold War Museum in Woodbridge

Bentwaters Cold War Museum

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bentwaters Cold War Museum gives you the opportunity to see the inside of a type of building that is not normally open to the public and find out wha...

Trolley busses at Ipswich Transport Museum

Ipswich Transport Museum

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ipswich Transport Museum will show kids how people used to travel with an amazing selection of different modes of transport. You can see a fire engin...

Kids make butterfly hats at Ipswich Museum

Ipswich Museum

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Calling all time travellers! Ipswich Museum has an adventure with your name on it, spanning thousands of years from all over the globe. The exhibits...

Staff dressed as historic characters at Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket

Museum of East Anglian Life

  • Stowmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Encounter the history and natural world of East Anglia on the beautiful 75 acre site surrounding the Museum of East Anglian Life. Discover 15 splendi...

Outside view of Hollytrees Museum in Colchester

Hollytrees Museum

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A rather highlight of the Hollytrees Museum is the little Hollytrees Museum! What a delight for any child to nose through a dolls house that's a thor...

Visitors at Colchester Castle Museum

Colchester Castle Museum

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Colchester Castle Museum follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, Norman invaders, the Witchfinder General and the devastation of Queen Boudica!...

Girl looking at a shell. Source: Natural Museum of History Colchester

Natural History Museum Colchester

  • Colchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Natural History Museum Colchester did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to live in thi...

Entrance to Moyse's Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds

Moyse's Hall Museum

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Moyse's Hall Museum is an outstanding archaeological collections that carry you back to Bronze Age, Roman and Mediaeval times. More recent histor...

Military tanks at Norfolk Tank Museum in Forncett St Peter

Norfolk Tank Museum

  • Forncett St Peter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Norfolk Tank Museum gives you the chance to explore tanks and military vehicles outside and in! You can climb aboard and even experience what it is l...

Train at Colne Valley Railway in Castle Hedingham

Colne Valley Railway

  • Castle Hedingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bring your family to come and sample the vintage atmosphere and take a charming hour long ride on an award winning period country Colne Valley Railwa...

Inside view of Norwich Castle

Norwich Castle

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Norwich Castle, one of the city's most famous landmarks, was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a popular family friendly muse...

Display room at Time and Tide in Great Yarmouth

Time and Tide

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Follow your nose to Time and Tide in the old Tower Fish Curing Works and Smokehouse and you can explore an authentic period fisherman's home whilst w...

Outside view of Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth

Nelson Museum

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Nelson Museum is a Grade II listed Georgian merchant's house in Great Yarmouth where you can discover more about Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson and...

Outside view of Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell is an ancient building that is packed with displays and collections that all the family will enjoy exploring! You...

T-Rex model at Jurassic Journey in Great Yarmouth

Jurassic Journey

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

There’s plenty of rawrs, fossils, and dino- exhibits to explore at Jurassic Journey. Dinosaur mad kids will love this prehistoric life like adventure...

Outside view of Turner Contemporary in Margate

Turner Contemporary

  • Margate
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Turner Contemporary This art gallery is free to visit and runs an ever changing and evolving collection of exhibitions always suitable for families a...

Entrance to Essex Police Museum in Chelmsford

Essex Police Museum

  • Chelmsford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Essex Police Museum has a collection of objects, photographs and objects that tell the history of the force from 1840 until present day. You and the...

Guy watching show at Central Museum & Planetarium in Southend on Sea

Central Museum & Planetarium

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The understated Southend Planetarium at the Central Museum seats only 20 people but presents a range of talks about the entire universe, through vari...

Outside view of Southend Pier Museum in Southend On Sea

Southend Pier Museum

  • Southend On Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Southend Pier Museum brings to life the fascinating past of the longest pleasure pier in the world. Exhibits include many items of memorabilia su...

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