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Thursford Collection

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.

Thursford Green, Thursford, Norfolk, NR21 0AS

tel: 01328 878477

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Prison Cells - The Tolhouse

Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of the thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers who were confined here.

Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2SH

tel: 01493 858900

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The unique Shell Museum in Glandford near Holt was built in 1915 by the late Sir Alfred Jodrell Bart, to house his own private worldwide collection of sea shells.

Glandford, Norfolk, NR25 7JR

tel: 01263 740081

 

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.

Minstergate, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1BN

tel: 01842 751975

 
Fishermen's Heritage Centre

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

West Cliff, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8

tel: 01263 824187

 
Strangers' Hall Museum

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

Charing Cross, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4AL

tel: 01603 667229

 
Great Yarmouth Row Houses

Great Yarmouth Row Houses: Experience the sights and sounds of yesterday's Great Yarmouth. Visit these unique and vividly presented houses, one set in 1870 and the other in 1942, just before the incendiary bombing.

South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RQ

tel: 01493 857900

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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.

Low Road, Forncett St Mary, Norfolk, NR16 1JJ

tel: 01508 488277

 
Lynn Museum

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

Market Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1NL

tel: 01553 775001

 
Fakenham Museum of Gas and Local History

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.

Hempton Road, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7LA

tel: 01328 863507

 
Norfolk Record Office

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.

The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DQ

tel: 01603 222599

 
2nd Air Division Memorial Library

Library dedicated to the 6,900 American airmen of the 2nd Air Division killed in action during WW2 flying from airfields in Norfolk and Suffolk.

The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1AW

tel: 01603 774747

 
Seething Restored WW2 Control Tower

Restored WW2 Control Tower, Seething Airfield, Norfolk, home to the 448th Bombardment Group, USAAF 1943-1945, their story told in words, pictures and artefacts.

Station 146, Seething Airfield, Entrance via Toad Lane, Mundham, Norfolk, NR15 1EL

tel: 01508 480635

 
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse

Enjoy a day out to remember exploring this unique museum and historic farm set amidst fifty acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside.

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4DR

tel: 01362 860563

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Amber displays from around the world. Amulets and beads from pre-historic times. Exhibition of inclusions in amber. Modern amber goods from the Baltic region.

2 Fishers Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1ET

tel: 01603 627347

 
Salt Of The Earth 09

An annual exhibition of contemporary art in the stunning historic setting of St Nicholas Church in Salthouse, overlooking the North Norfolk marshes and coast, runs from 2 July to 2 August 2009. The exhibition features 50 artists.

St Nicholas' Church, Salt House, near Cross Street, Blakeney, Norfolk, UK

tel: 01263 741081

 

The Old Chapel, Potash Farm, Hethel, Nr Wymondham, UK

tel: 01953 607147

 
Time & Tide Courtyard Demonstration

Time & Tide in Great Yarmouth is set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian Herring curing works, and tells the story of the area from its ice age origins to the present day. Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950's fish wharf.

Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3BX

tel: 01493 743930

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