The museum offers inspiring stories and feats of engineering and the Long Shop itself – a true icon of industrial revolution Britain. Home of the Garrett collection.
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
Main Street Leiston Suffolk IP16 4ES
20 Mar-May & 1-30 Oct Tue-Sun & BHol. Jun-Sep Daily 1000-1700. Sun 1100-1500.
By Rail: Saxmundham / 4 miles
‘The Long Shop’ itself is a very early example of a building designed for assembly-line production. It is Grade II* Listed, and the water tower is Grade II Listed.
The museum’s collections relate to the Garrett family, the draftsmen, engineers and other craftsmen who worked here; the engines, tools, vehicles and machines that were made here, and the impact of the Works on this small Suffolk town.