The official visitor website for Norfolk

Refine your search

Type of Venue






Or Venue Name


Browsing Venues

You are searching for Museums & Exhibitions


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.

  • image for Museum item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: Kings Lynn (26 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
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.

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.


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

  • image for Museum - Transport item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: Wymondham (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry

Bridewell Alley, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1AQ, Tel: 01603 629127

The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell – discover the stories of a fine city.

True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
VistEngland VAQAS

North Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1QW, Tel: 01553 770479

Two galleries display a film show and hold exhibitions. The new museum extensions show the last surviving smokehouse in King's Lynn. The cottages and smokehouse are grade II listed.

  • image for Museum item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: King's Lynn (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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.

Merrivale Model Village
VistEngland VAQASNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JG, Tel: 01493 842097

One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions, is set in over an acre of award winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls, lake with Koi Carp, garden railway & picnic area. New for 2016 - the Merrivale Eye!

  • image for Miniature village item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: Great Yarmouth (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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.


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

The Mo- Sheringham Museum
VistEngland VAQAS

Lifeboat Plain, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8BG, Tel: 01263 824482

Accredited Museum 2010

  • image for Museum item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: Sheringham (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome

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


Conifer Cottage, Buck Brigg, Hanworth, Nr Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7HH, Tel: 01263 761615

The museum is full of beautiful and fascinating straw items from around the world.

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.

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

Farmers Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3JU, Tel: 01603 493625

One of the city’s most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a museum & art gallery, it is home to some of the most outstanding collections of fine art, archaeology & natural history.

Fakenham Museum of Gas and Local History

Hempton Road, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7LA, Tel: 01328 863507

Victorian technology, domestic nostalgia, local history. Visit Fakenham Museum of Gas & Local History for a glimpse into the bygone age of gas light and Fakenham's local history.

  • image for Museum item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: King's Lynn (20 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Guided tour(s)
Colmans Mustard Shop

15 The Royal Arcade, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1NQ, Tel: 01603 627889

Colman’s Mustard Shop & Museum is housed in the historic Royal Arcade and is a careful replica of a Victorian trade premises, where you can browse through original Colman’s memorabilia.

  • image for Museum item typeMore Details
  • Rail station: Norwich (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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.