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Thursford Collection
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Thursford Green, Thursford, Norfolk, NR21 0AS, Tel: 01328 878477

Thursford Collection is open during the summer as a working museum of mechanical organs, Wurlitzer shows, silent movies, old fashioned fairground carousels, static displays of fairground & road engines & all kinds of related memorabilia.

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  • Rail station: Kings Lynn (26 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
Norfolk Record Office

The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DQ, Tel: 01603 222599

The public searchroom is open free of charge for people to search through the 12 million records held in the Norfolk Record Office. Popular searches include tracing your family tree, or researching the history of your village.

Lynn Museum

Market Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1NL, Tel: 01553 775001

Housed in a Victorian church. Lynn Museum has displays on natural history, archaeology and local history.


Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ, Tel: 01553 774297


Bridge Street, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9DW

Little Gems

2a Mount Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9DB, Tel: 01263 519519

An Aladdin's Cave. Fossils, crystals and minerals from around the globe. Many are for sale but many other museum type pieces.

Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life

White Hart Street, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1AA, Tel: 01842 752599

The atmospheric crooked house tells the remarkable story of Thetford and the Brecks. Discover rich collections alongside audio guides, films and animations.


Elveden Road, Barnham, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2SY, Tel: 01842 890010

Waxham Barn

Coast Road, Waxham, Norfolk, NR12 0DZ, Tel: 01692 598824

Waxham Barn is a fully restored, magnificent Elizabethan barn set in North Norfolk's area of outstanding beauty.

Mundesley Maritime Museum

Beach Road, Mundesley, Norfolk, NR11 8BG, Tel: 01263 722068

The Mundesley Maritime Museum sits on 'The Lees' overlooking the beach with spectacular views over the sea. The summer exhibition features displays on local events, history and nautical themes.

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  • Rail station: North Walsham (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

The Old Chapel, Potash Farm, Hethel, Nr Wymondham, UK, Tel: 01953 607147

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  • Rail station: Wymondham (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
Fishermen's Heritage Centre

West Cliff, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8, Tel: 01263 824187

The Centre is housed in part of the historic Fishing Sheds on West Cliff.

Swaffham Museum
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Town Hall, 4 London Street, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7DQ, Tel: 01760 721230

Situated in the town hall, an 18thC building, formerly a brewer's home.

William Marriott Museum

Holt Station, Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6QA, Tel: 01263 820800

The William Marriott Museum building houses many artefacts, documents and other bygones from the age of steam in East Anglia.

RAF Air Defence Radar Museum
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Neatishead, Nr Horning, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8YB, Tel: 01692 631485

History of Air Defence and Radar from 1935 housed in 1942 radar building and showing original Cold War Operations Room.

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  • Rail station: Wroxham/Hoveton (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Charles Burrell Museum

Minstergate, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1BN, Tel: 01842 751975

The museum draws together an impressive collection of exhibits to tell the story of Charles Burrell and Son, a name once famous throughout the world.

Houghton Hall & Gardens, Norfolk
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Houghton, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6UE, Tel: 01485 528569

Exquisite Palladian Mansion. Award-winning 5-acre Walled Garden, Model Soldier Museum, Contemporary Sculptures, Deer Park, Café & Gift shop, Picnic & Play Area. Special Richard Long sculpture exhibition in 2017.

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  • Rail station: King's Lynn (13 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

High Street, Corner St Mary's Church Grounds, Stalham, Norfolk, NR12 9DJ

A very small building built in 1833.