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Thursford Collection
VistEngland VAQASEDP Tourism in Norfolk AwardsNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

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
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Low Road, Forncett St Mary, Norfolk, NR16 1JJ, Tel: 01508 488277

A unique collection of large industrial steam engines including one that used to open Tower Bridge. Seven engines can be seen working on steam days.

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  • Rail station: Spooner Row (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Strangers' Hall Museum

Charing Cross, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4AL, Tel: 01603 667229

Home to wealthy merchants and mayors when Norwich was in its heyday, this beautifully preserved building dates back to 1320.

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  • Rail station: Norwich central (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
John Jarrold Printing Museum

Whitefriars, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1SH, Tel: 01603 677183

An impressive collection of printing machines document the fascinating progression of the printing process. Staffed exclusively by experts from the printing industry.

 
 
 
Davenport's Magic Kingdom, North Walsham
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

Cromer Road, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 0NB, Tel: 01692 405254

Davenport's Magic Kingdom opens 25 May 2013 in North Walsham, Norfolk.

 
 
 
Strumpshaw Old Hall Steam Museum

Strumpshaw Old Hall, Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norfolk, NR13 4HR, Tel: 01603 714535

Many steam engines, beam engines, mechanical organs, narrow gauge railway and a working toy train for children. There is also a cafe, gift shop, picnic area and free parking.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 

Cromer Lifeboat Station, Cromer Pier, The Esplanade, Cromer, NR27 9HE, Tel: 01263 512237

Cromer Lifeboat Station was established in 1804 as part of the Norfolk Shipwreck Association & taken over by the RNLI in 1857. The station has a remarkable history of wartime rescues
with 139 taking place between 1939-45, saving 450 lives.

 
 
The Peter Coke Shell Gallery1

West Cliff, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8JT, Tel: 01263 824343

The Gallery is housed in part of the historic, restored, longshore fisherman’s shed on West Cliff, Sheringham. The Gallery houses almost 200 colouful, delicate and stunningly realistic sculptures and arrangements of shells.

 
 
 
Mid-Norfolk Railway

Holt Road, North Elmham, Norfolk, NR20 5LE, Tel: 01362 668181

WW2 themed station, tea rooms and museum. Picnic area, orchard and footpaths. Open Sundays and Bank Holidays, Easter to September.

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  • Rail station: Norwich (20 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Norfolk Motor Cycle Museum

Station Yard, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 0DS, Tel: 01692 406266

A museum displaying a wide collection of motorcycles dating from 1920-1960. Also old bicycles and die cast toys.

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  • Rail station: North Walsham (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bishop Bonner

St Withburga Lane, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1ED, Tel: 07526 909714

A timber-framed building, built in 1502 with walls of brick, flint, wattle and daub.

 
 
Hundred Proof
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Common Road, Dickleburgh, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4PH, Tel: 01379 740708

Find out why the 100th Bomb Group was nicknamed ‘The Bloody Hundredth’. The 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum is dedicated to preserving the stories and memories of the American involvement in World War Two based at Thorpe Abbotts.

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  • Rail station: Diss (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

The Old Fire Station, The Guildhall, Cage Lane, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2DS, Tel: 01842 751975

 
 

Bridge Street, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9DW