Suffolk Regiment Museum
Suffolk Regiment Museum
When the 250th anniversary of the Suffolk Regiment came along in 1935 the event was marked by the founding of a small museum, located in the officers mess. The museum served as a part of orientation for new recruits during the Second World War. By 1968 the museum outgrew its original quarters and was moved to its current location in The Keep.
The displays cover the entire history of the Regiment, with artefacts as diverse as a powder flask made from rhinoceros horn, used by the Tippoo of Mysore, to the first German flag captured in WWI (seized from the Governor's headquarters in Togoland in 1914). There is a large collection of military drums and captured weapons, and, as you might expect, a sizeable collection of insignia and badges.

The museum has limited opening hours so it is best to check the official website for current opening times.