Lynn Museum

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Market Street
King's Lynn
PE30 1NL

Visit the home of Seahenge - the astonishing Bronze Age timber circle uncovered on a Norfolk beach. Learn how these ancient timbers amazingly survived for 4,000 years and about the people who crafted them. Browse around the 'West Norfolk Story', imagine yourself a pilgrim in the thriving medieval port of King's Lynn or riding a colourful galloper in a Victorian fairground. Lots of activities for all the family, including a free audio guide.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm Please telephone for opening times over Christmas and New Year.


Adult: £3.95 Concession*: £3.40 Young Person (4-16): £2.30 Museums Pass holders, Friends of Lynn and under 4s free. Discounts for groups, ring 01553 780980 for details. *Concession: Visitors with disability, unwaged, over 65's and students. Free admission for all visitors from October - March.


  • Museums Association

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Education facilities available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available

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