Moyses Hall Museum

Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1DX
39 Cornhill Bury Saint Edmunds England IP33 1DX GB
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Steeped in history, Moyse’s Hall has looked out over Bury St Edmunds market place for almost 900 years. The iconic 12th century town centre building’s rich and varied past has included serving as the town gaol, workhouse and police station.

Today the museum offers a fascinating view into the past with eclectic collections that document the foundation of the early town, from the creation and dissolution of the Abbey, to prison paraphernalia and artefacts that give intriguing insights into superstition and witchcraft.

Moyse’s Hall also offers an opportunity to view St Edmundsbury’s world class collection of horology including rare timepieces bequeathed by eminent musician and clock collector Frederic Gershom Parkington, fine art by renowned local artists Mary Beale and Rose Mead, a gallery dedicated to the Suffolk Regiment plus changing exhibitions in the building’s impressive Great Hall.

Opening Times: Mon-Saturdays 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm. Sundays: 12noon-4pm (last entry 3pm)

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