Welcome to the Food Museum.

We have 84 acres of Suffolk countryside, 40,000 objects and 17 buildings for you to explore, plus activities every day exploring growing, making and eating food!

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A Christmas Carol

Join an immersive, foodie experience of this classic Dickens tale, sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!

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Daily Talks and Tours

Every day at the Food Museum there’s a talk, tour or demonstration happening, from seeing our watermill in action, to trying delicious foods!

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Meat the Future

Visit our annual exhibition to to explore the past, present and future of producing meat.

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Plan Your Day

With so much to see and do it’s well worth planning your day in advance! Find out what you can see and what exhibitions are on, plus all the info about opening times and prices.

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What’s on

Find out what events are on today and in the weeks to come.

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A beautiful place for everyone to enjoy! Definitely will be coming back - year pass makes it really accessible.

Frankie from Colchester

Explore our Extensive Digital Collection

It’s now possible to browse our huge range of items from the comfort of your own home. What will you discover?

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Sculpture of a woman made from farmyard scrap by Redvers Taylor STMEA:2003-60.3