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Daily Programme

Daily Talks & Tours

2 Aug 2022 - 31 Dec 2024
11:00 - 15:30
FREE

No matter which day you visit the Food Museum, there’s always a talk, tour or demonstration to enjoy. Take a look below for our daily programme.

You can pick up one of our daily menus from the museum shop which lists all the talks, tours and demonstrations happening during your visit. Don’t forget, our tickets are valid for 12 months so you can return to enjoy more of our daily programme.

11.00am

Meet our horse
Meet at the horse paddock

Get up close to our beautiful Suffolk Punch horses.

 

11am-3.30pm  (closed 1pm-1.30pm for lunch)

Meat the Future Tastings
Bone Building

Try delicious foods from around the world inspired by our annual exhibition Meat the Future.

 

11:30am

Have-a-go farming
Meet in the Farm Barn

Try your hand at a range of different farming practices and techniques.

 

2pm

Daily talk, tours & demos (see below for what’s on each day)

Monday (Bank and School Holidays Only)

Windpump tour
Meet at the Eastbridge Windpump

Learn more about our majestic Victorian windpump, used to drain marshes.

Tuesday

Down at the Dairy tour
Meet at the shop

Explore our early 18th century cottages, used as the dairy for Abbots Hall Farm.

Please book onto this tour in the shop on your day of visiting before 1.30pm. Group size is limited to 8 people due to weight restrictions in the historic building.

Wednesday

Down at the Dairy tour
Meet at the shop

Thursday

Charcoal Talk
Meet on Crowe Lane

Discover the history and process of traditional charcoal making.

Friday

Watermill Tour
Meet at the Watermill

See our 18th century watermill in action and learn more about the importance of mills.

Saturday

Windpump tour
Meet at the Eastbridge Windpump

Sunday

Down at the Dairy tour
Meet at the shop

 

3pm

Animal feeding
Meet in the animal area

Say hello to our animals during feeding time as you learn a bit more about the breeds kept here on site.