There are various ways in which you can support Diss Museum.


Buy memorabilia, including DVDs, CDs, booklets, fridge magnets, postcards, bookmarks and a wide range of secondhand books.


Entry is free, but visitors are encouraged to put at least £1 per person in the donations box, to ensure that the museum goes on serving the town.



The museum is staffed by volunteer stewards. We are always on the look out for more. It is a pleasant duty, for just two hours at a time of your own choosing. You meet the world and his wife and help to run the town's main tourist attraction. If you would like to volunteer or receive more information, please contact David Young on 01379 642168 or email

Heritage Triangle

In partnership with the Heritage Triangle committee the museum has put on several events to promote and regenerate the area bounded by the corn hall, church and museum. Please click here for more information.

Friends of Diss Museum

The Friends of Diss Museum (FoDM) have regular meetings, with speakers, and have helped to pay for individual items for the museum. To find out more contact the Membership Secretary David Young on or call 01379 642168 or pick up a leaflet in the Museum. Plans for 2017 events are under way including a new committee for the May 2017 AGM.

On Sunday 11 June, the Friends had a table-top display at Diss Carnival. On 19 May, the Friends held their AGM to elect a new committee:

Mike Clarke - Chairman
Basil Abbott - Vice-Chairman
Peter Hodgson - Treasurer
David Young - Secretary
Brian Horner - Ordinary Member
Sally Payne - Ordinary Member
Janet (Jan) Smith - Ordinary Member
Peter Hodgson takes over from Brian Horner also as delegate to the Trustees.

At the Friends’ next meeting we will hear John Goodhand speak about Inns and Inn Signs, a little observed part of our heritage. Click here to download a poster.

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Diss Museum

11 Market Hill
IP22 3JZ
01379 650618

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