A charming town museum
Diss Museum is housed in the historic Shambles building on Diss Market place. A small but perfectly-formed museum, it hosts changing exhibitions about Diss and nearby villages, packed with local interest. You can peer into the Old Rectory, a 19th century dolls house, browse archive photos of the town and find out about the family businesses that have shaped Diss town over the years. Town tours including the Murder Tour (Maximum group size 15). Recommended length of visit: 1 hour
Other good things to do nearby
There has been a market at Diss for over 500 years. Today, market day is Fridays, when there’s also a popular antiques and collectables auction at Gaze’s Auctioneers. Good places to explore include the town’s Georgian and Edwardian streets, Diss Park and the Mere, and the historic Fair Green to the south west of the town. There are lots of nice places to eat and lovely walks on the Angles Way. Nearby attractions include Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens and 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.
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Travel and parking
Diss is on the A1066, just off the A140. There are several well-priced local car parks. Public transport: Diss is on the main line from London to Norwich.
Bus service information form Traveline.
Open mid March to end October
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2pm to 4pm
Fridays and Saturdays, 10am to 4pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays 2pm to 4pm
Facilities and access
Other access information: Telephone for further details.