Contacting the Museum
Correspondents are advised that all staff at the
museum are volunteers and, from time to time, a delay may occur in responding
to enquiries but every effort will be made to keep this to a minimum.
It would be helpful if enquiries are directed to the
appropriate individual and guidance is set out below on who, in general, will
deal with the various aspects at the museum.
The Chairman: All complaints, matters of a
corporate nature, fund raising and any matter that a correspondent wishes to
bring to the attention of the chairman.
The Secretary: Enquiries that relate to the
administration of the charity. The day to day running of the museum and,
specifically, any correspondence covering more than one subject e.g. making a
donation to the charity and donating an item to the collection.
The Treasurer: Matters that relate to the day
to day management of the museum's accounts.
Museum Enquiries: All matters relating to the
museum's collection and items of a research nature. When making an enquiry
about an individual please include all known details such as surname,
forenames, date and place of birth, service number, date of joining and leaving
the service and any other information that will assist to narrow the field of
Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays between Easter and the end of October.
11.00 to 17.00
(Last admissions 16.30) or any other day January to December by appointment -
please telephone 01787 228417
Find out more about becoming a member or making a
donation to the museum. more info
HMS Ganges Museum,
48 Colchester Road
Telephone: 01787 228417
Where to Find Us
The HMS Ganges Museum,
Approaching Ipswich on the A14 exit on to the A137 (advance sign - Ipswich
Central: slip road sign - Ipswich Docks, Wherstead and Shotley) towards
Ipswich. At first junction (a roundabout) turn right on to the B1456 for
Shotley. After passing under the Orwell Road Bridge continue through the
villages of Woolverstone, Chelmondiston, Shotley and continue to Shotley
The B1456 ends at the bottom of Bristol Hill (by the
Bristol Arms Public House). Turn left and follow the private road along the sea
wall to the Marina.
The Ganges Museum is the first building at the Marina,
facing towards you as you drive into the Marina complex.