The Long Shop Museum

The Long Shop Museum was created in 1984 to restore and preserve the original 18th century site and works of Richard Garrett & Sons, established 1778.

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15 Main St, Leiston IP16 4ES

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The Long Shop Museum

The Long Shop Museum helps to explain the town’s industrial character and how its residents contributed to the agricultural and industrial revolutions.

The Long Shop Museum is committed to the local community and offers a focus for local cultural and heritage activities.

Discover the Garrett family stories

Along with the manufacturing history, it also celebrates the Garrett family including the famous women, such as Elizabeth Garrett Anderson – the first female doctor in the UK – and Millicent Fawcett Garrett – a famous Suffragist.

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