Orford Museum

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Orford Castle
IP12 2ND

Situated within Orford Castle, the museum includes some of the Orford Borough Regalia as well as archaeological finds from the surrounding area. These include rare coins, brooches and pottery dating from Roman and Anglo-Saxon times. The Bronze Age Story, our newest display, shows the stunning Butley Hoard of axe heads and a replica of the Boyton gold torc on loan from Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service The museum's displays are supplemented by six graphics panels featuring maps, charters, pictures and photographs illustrating fascinating aspects of the Orford story from earliest times until the present day.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Saturdays and Sundays only in the Winter (November to March); daily opening in the Summer. For exact dates, times and admission charges, please check www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/orford-castle/prices-and-opening-times


Admission to Orford Museum is free but English Heritage admission charges apply to get into Orford Castle.


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