Due to the current Corona virus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season opening times and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like.

Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event's website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

museums and attractions

Attractions in East England

The East of England was a major centre for the Royal Air Force and the US Air Force during the Second World War and there are museums reflecting this. However, a wide range of interests are covered, such as water pumping stations, gas works, traction engine builders and industrial railways.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions across the East of England region including Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Huntingdonshire.

The Bay Museum 2020

The Old Degaussing Station, Western Esplanade, Canvey Island, Essex, .

Other Sites of Interest / Military

Tiptree Jam Museum 2020

Tiptree Jam Shop & Tea Room, Factory Hill, Tiptree, Essex, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Langham Dome

RAF Langham, Langham, Norfolk, .

Transport / Aircraft

Maritime Heritage Centre 2020

next to High Sands Creek Campsite, Greenway, Stiffkey, Norfolk, .

Transport / Maritime

RAF Bircham Newton Memorial Project Heritage Centre 2020

National Construction College East , Bircham Newton, Nr King's Lynn, Norfolk, .

Transport / Aircraft

Sheringham Museum 2020

At The Mo, Lifeboat Plain, Sheringham, Norfolk, .

Transport / Maritime

Wroxham Miniature Worlds 2020

Station Business Park, Horning Road West, Hoveton, Norfolk, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Model Railway

The David Silver Honda Collection 2020

Unit 14 Masterlord Industrial Estate, Station Road, Leiston, Suffolk, .

  • Refreshments

Transport / Road

House on the Hill Toy Museum

Mountfitchet Castle, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Happisburgh Lighthouse 2020

Lighthouse Lane, Happisburgh, Norwich, Norfolk, .

Transport / Maritime

Southwold Sailors Reading Room 2020

East Cliff, Southwold, Suffolk, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Maritime

Ashmanhaugh Light Railway 2020

East View Farm, Stone Lane, Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, .

  • Refreshments

Railways / Miniature Railways

Lynn Museum 2020

(Entrance is in King's Lynn bus station), Market Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Fairground

Ridgmont Station Heritage Centre 2020

Station House, Station Road, Ridgmont, Bedfordshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Railway Museum

Charles Burrell Museum

Minstergate , Thetford, Norfolk, .
Tel: 01842 751 166 .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Jordans Mill 2020

Holme Mills, Southill Road, Broom, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Barnards Miniature Railway 2020

Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon, Essex, .

Railways / Miniature Railways

Boxted Airfield Museum 2020

Langham Lane, Langham, Essex, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Aircraft

Hardley Windmill 2020

Hardley Staithe, Nr Norwich, Norfolk, .

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Suffolk Punch Trust Museum 2020

Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley, Suffolk, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Norfolk Tank Museum 2020

Station Road, Forncett St Peter, Norwich, Norfolk, .

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Military

North Weald Airfield Museum 2020

Ad Astra House, Hurricane Way, North Weald, Epping, Essex, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Aircraft

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