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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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Avocado Anxiety Talk

Award-winning author of Louise Gray joins us to discuss her Times Environment Book of the Year winner, Avocado Anxiety on 2 March.

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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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Easter at the Food Museum

We’re celebrating Easter food and feasting from around the world, along with sharing the spring farming season with visitors!

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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