Impact of COVID-19
A plan is in place to enable limited public access to the Suffolk Archives Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft branches. Find out more from the Planning your visit page. The archive services at our Ipswich branch will remain closed to the public until the full move to The Hold has taken place, most likely in early 2021. Read our Coronavirus Update for more information.
You can now explore Suffolk Archives exhibitions both in person, at The Hold and other venues, or online. Our exhibitions cover many different topics and are a fantastic way for us to share highlights from our collections, our community work, and volunteer activities. In this section you can discover our current online displays, and find out how to book to attend an exhibition in person.
Sharing Suffolk Stories
Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Suffolk Archives have developed Sharing Suffolk Stories, a countywide range of activity and digital programmes which run until Spring 2022. These varied and fascinating projects are already engaging people with Suffolk’s archival heritage in new and exciting ways.
Education at Suffolk Archives
Our collections are packed with things that can support classroom learning and bring history to life. As part of our National Lottery-supported project, we are developing a range of resources and sessions for primary and secondary schools. Find out what we can offer here.