independent charity for museums in Suffolk.
Suffolk Museums are rich in
heritage and history
Suffolk is a wonderful county to explore and wherever you go, you won't be far from a museum. Each is different and filled with the objects and stories that keep Suffolk’s rich heritage alive.
There are over
60 museums in Suffolk
Every museum is unique and full of fascinating collections to inspire you whatever your interests from trams and trolley buses to aircrafts and great art.
Fun for the whole family
Interactive days out
There's lots of exciting activities throughout Suffolk's Museums. Discover steam engines and Suffolk Punches, farms and fishing trawlers, medals, mammoths, tractors, toys and more!
Welcome to the Association for Suffolk Museums (AfSM).
We are an independent charity and membership body which brings together over sixty volunteer and professionally staffed museums in Suffolk to share expertise and resources across the county.
Art or Aviation, Military or Maritime?
Whatever your interest, Suffolk Museums have something for you.
Take a look at the events calendar detailing the various exhibitions and events happening in Suffolk museums...
The Suffolk Museum of the Year Awards returns in 2019 with new categories, new partnerships and a simplified entry process.
Transforming People to Transform Museums is an exciting workforce development project in Suffolk Museums
Get out and about and enjoy fun, family friendly events and activities in your local museum this summer!
Discover museum volunteers' favourite objects and find out why they are special. You can vote for your favourite objects between 2 - 15 September.
The Association for Suffolk Museums is an independent charity (No.293950) and membership body.
Supported by Suffolk County Council, the membership of the Association for
Suffolk Museums and SHARE Museums East.