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Museum, Sat 22 Jun 2019 - Sat 6 Jun 2020, £3.50-£4.35




Journeys is a fascinating new exhibition at Lynn Museum which takes visitors on a trip through time. The show looks at the many types of journeys people made and continue to make: journeys of faith, of trade and exploration, migration and settlement and journeys for fun.

King’s Lynn has been associated with pilgrimage since medieval times when thousands of pilgrims passed through the town on their way to the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham.

Lynn Museum’s fine collection of medieval pilgrim badges sits at the heart of the exhibition. Discovered in the mud in the rivers Purfleet and Ouse, the badges were worn by pilgrims as a keepsake and good luck symbol.

Journeys is part of two wider projects – Green Pilgrimage and Coastal Treasures – which see council departments working together to boost green tourism and encourage walking and cycling in north and west Norfolk.

Visit to see a special display of three items from the famous Snettisham Treasure, on loan from the British Museum.

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Children welcomeDisabled accessFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Jun 2019 - Sat 6 Jun 2020 10:00 to 17:00
Closed Sunday and Monday.
(Open Sunday until end of September 12 noon - 4.00pm)


Included with museum admission
Free from October till end of March

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 22 Jun - Sat 6 Jun Journeys
Wed 23 Oct Illustrated talk
Thu 24 Oct Edwardian Seaside Family Event
Wed 30 Oct Coffee Morning
Wed 30 Oct Illustrated talk
Wed 27 Nov Coffee Morning


Market Street,
King's Lynn,
PE30 1NL


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Map reference: TF 620200  Lat: 52.75387 Long: 0.39905

By Road:
From theA47: Follow signs to town centre.

By Public Transport:
From King's Lynn station it is 5 minutes' walk to Lynn Museum.


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  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired