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Alfred Corry Museum

Ferry Road, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6NB

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  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Southwold.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Southwold.

Opening Times (Easter - October)

  • Monday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Monday 14:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 10:30 - 16:30.
  • Sunday 10:30 - 16:30.
  • Comments View
    • The museum is closed from 1pm - 2pm Monday - Friday for lunch.
    • The museum is closed from October - March.

Opening Times (November - March)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday Closed.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Saturday 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 10:30 - 13:00.
  • Sunday 14:00 - 16:00.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Ferry Road.
    • The car park is located to the right of the Museum.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 230cm x 900cm (7ft 7in x 29ft 6in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Ferry Road.
  • Comments View
    • Parking on the road is limited to 30 mins.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 95cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).


  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.


  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.
  • The availability of Braille signage does not depend on exhibition.
  • Touch tours are not available.
  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.
  • To borrow the wheelchair, you must ask at reception. There is only one available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located surrounding the venue (but it must be picked up and disposed of).
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.