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The Forum Millennium Plain Bethel Street Norfolk

  • Origins shop: 01603 727922
  • Schools, Groups & Advanced bookings: 01603 727923

Origins is an exciting exploration of 2000 years of Norfolk and Norwich history for you to take part in. Covering three floors within the stunning landmark Millennium project for the East of England Forum building, Origins has over 60 different exhibits - most with buttons to press, flaps to lift, levers to pull, games to play and challenges to take, there is information to read and listen to and artefacts to look at too, as well as the amazing panoramic film show.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Origins is open 7 days a week Monday to Saturday 10am - 5.15 Sunday 11am-4.45pm Closed: Christmas Day and Boxing Day


Adults: £5.95 Concessions: £3.95

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Information point provided
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Touch exhibits

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