• Address The Food Museum
    IP14 1DL

    To get here by car: Use postcode IP14 1PW to Finborough Road, then turn in to Iliffe Way. The museum car park, 'Iliffe Way Carpark' IP14 1SL is on the right.

    To get here on foot: Use Map directions to ASDA supermarket, IP14 1SL. The museum's main entrance is opposite.

    There is no vehicular access to the Museum via Crowe Street, please do not follow SatNav/map instructions that take you this way.

    Some road/street signs may still use our previous name 'Museum of East Anglian Life'.

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  • Museum Phone Number 01449 612229


Travelling By Public Transport?

The Food Museum is just a 10-minute walk from Stowmarket Station, with regular services to Stowmarket from London and Norwich.

For bus times to Stowmarket, please see Suffolk on Board.

Travelling By Car?


The Food Museum is in Iliffe Way, opposite the ASDA supermarket in the centre of Stowmarket.

The Museum is signposted from the main A14 trunk road and the B1115 to Great Finborough. For SatNav users please use postcode IP14 1PW, ‘Finborough Road’, then turn in to ‘Iliffe Way’. The museum car park is on the right.

Please note: There is no vehicular access to the Museum via Crowe Street, please do not follow SatNav instructions that take you this way.

A small car park is located in the museum for visitors with access needs only. This car park can be accessed via a gate and intercom next to the main entrance. 


Parking for general museum visitors is available in Iliffe Way car park.  Please park in the part labelled ‘museum car park’ as this is long stay. Parking for the entire day is £2.50.

For cashless parking in Iliffe Way Car Park, Stowmarket, IP14 1PN (location 747203) – visit MiPermit.

Group Visits

Booked coaches must access the site through the coach entrance. Details are provided when booking a group visit.