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Museum, £1.50-£3


Swaffham Museum

Swaffham Museum

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Small social history museum for Swaffham and the surrounding villages. Annual exhibitions plus displays from the Stone Age to the 20thC. Home of the Symonds collection of figures based on characters from literature. Local heroes include the Howard Carter, the archaeologist, Admiral Sir Knyvet Wilson, Jem Mace, W E Johns and the Swaffham Pedlar. For 2016, there is a military exhibition explaining the role of nearby RAF Marham in the Falklands war.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Open Monday - Friday, 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm.


Adult - £3.00, Concessions - £2.00 - (Senior citizens, students), Child - £1.00 - (5 - 16), Family £6.00 - (2 adults & 2 children), Under 5s Free


Town Hall,
4 London Street,
PE37 7DQ


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Map reference: TF 819088  Lat: 52.64672 Long: 0.68824

By Road:
Follow A1065 south to Swaffham. Museum is in town hall, next to White Hart public house.

By Public Transport:
From King's Lynn station it is 14 miles to Swaffham Museum.

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  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed