Memory Maps: museums in Essex, Suffolk, Middlesex links
- William Morris Gallery
The William Morris Gallery is devoted to England's best known and most versatile designer. There are permanent displays of printed, woven and embroidered fabrics, rugs, carpets, wallpapers, furniture, stained glass and painted tiles designed by Morris himself and by Edward Burne-Jones, Philip Webb, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown and others who together founded the firm of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Company in 1861.
- Enfield Council | Museum Service
Forty Hall and gardens in Enfield is community driven with exhibitions from local artists and students and a cultural heritage and historical insight.
- National Trust | Sutton Hoo
Atmospheric archaeological site where the Anglo-Saxon kings of East Anglia were buried. An exhibition hall presents and explains the treasures discovered in a huge ship grave.
- Gainsborough's House - Museum and gallery of the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough
As the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727-1788) the museum shows a large collection of his paintings, drawings and prints as well as temporary exhibitions. At the back of the museum is a walled garden which includes a four hundred year-old mulberry tree.
- Museum of East Anglian life
Displays of the history of the region with historic buildings including a working watermill, tithe barn, recreated Victorian and 1950's rooms.
- National Trust | Melford Hall
A splendid Tudor house in which Elizabeth I and 2000 members of her court were entertained. Includes a collection of Beatrix Potter mementoes in a room where she was a guest.
- Ipswich Borough Council - About Ipswich Museum
Ipswich Museum has extensive resource collections (zoology, botany, geology, archaeology, local history, ethnography) which are not on general display but are available to interested visitors by appointment. In addition to the permanent galleries, special exhibitions are featured in a temporary exhibition gallery in the Museum and in the adjacent High Street Exhibition Gallery.
- Ipswich Borough Council - Museums and Galleries
Artists through the centuries have been inspired by East Anglia and the Suffolk landscape. Christchurch Mansion holds a wide collection of oil paintings, water-colours, drawings and prints by Suffolk artists from the 17th century to the present day and includes the most important works outside London of Suffolk-born artists Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable.
- National Trust | Ickworth House, Park & Garden
Extraordinary oval house, built by the eccentric 4th Earl of Bristol in the 18th century that houses a collection of Old Master paintings. With an unusual collection of tree stumps and massive stones from the Giant's Causeway.
- Moyse's Hall Museum
The story of West Suffolk, from prehistoric times right through to the present displayed in a 12th century building. More recent history is interpreted through displays which reveal the rich and sometimes life of a small rural community and chronicle the achievements of its people. Themes include crime and punishment, coinage, death, witchcraft as well as gruesome relics of Maria Martin and the Red Barn Murder.