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RNLI Henry Blogg Museum

RNLI Henry Blogg Museum

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This family friendly museum tells the courageous history of saving lives at sea in Cromer. The first lifeboat was brought to Cromer in 1805 and the incredible volunteers have won 64 medals for their amazing efforts through the past 200 years. Henry Blogg served on the lifeboat for 53 years and is the most decorated RNLI crewmember. He was coxswain of the lifeboat H.F Bailey during World War II which is on display in the museum. There are also model lifeboats, Henry Blogg's impressive collection of medals, old movies, photographs and paintings as well as lots of hands on activities.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

February–March
Tuesday–Sunday
10am–4pm (last admission 3:45pm)

April–September
Tuesday–Sunday
10am–5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

October–November
Tuesday–Sunday
10am–4pm (last admission 3.45pm)

We try to open on Bank Holiday Mondays but please phone to check before travelling.

Prices

Free entry

Admission is free. All donations are very much appreciated.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun Recording the wreck of the SS Fernebo
Sat 5 Aug - Sun 10 Sep Hope in the Great War
Sat 23 Sep - Sun 1 Oct Capturing the Moment

Address

The Rocket House,
The Gangway,
Cromer,
Norfolk,
NR27 9ET

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TG 221421  Lat: 52.93101 Long: 1.30425

By Road:
A local authority car park on Cadogan Road charges 60p per hour and is a ten minute walk from the museum. From the car park head to your right down Cadogan Road, cross at the junction onto Hamilton road with follows onto Church Street. The third left hand turn is The Gangway. The museum is at the bottom of this steep hill on the right. There is a lift to avoid the steep descent. Disabled parking is available on the Promenade. Look at the sea and walk to right until you reach the museum.

By Public Transport:
From Cromer Station. Walk to the pier, turn right and walk along the promenade to the museum.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Cromer station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed