Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Museum of Norfolk Life


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Gressenhall
Dereham
Norfolk
NR20 4DR
England

  • Enquiries and bookings: 01362 860563
  • 24 hour info line: 01362 869263

Gressenhall brings together a museum, traditional farm, historic workhouse and beautiful grounds. Explore atmospheric shops and homes, stunning displays and a treasure trove of fascinating objects.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Opening Times Sunday 8 March – Saturday 24 October 2015 10am to 5pm Sunday 25 October – Sunday 1 November 2015 10am to 4pm Monday 15 February – Friday 19 February 2016 10am to 4pm The museum is closed at all other times except for school visits and special events.

Charges:

Ticket prices: Adult: £10.50 Concession £9.50 Concession for visitors with disability, unwaged, over 65s or those in full time education. Young People (4-18): £7.50 Family ticket (1 adult + all children) £22.00 Family ticket (2 adults + all children) £30.00 Free admission for Norfolk Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and children under 4. Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free. Discounts for groups. Please note, we do not allow dogs, other than assistance dogs, on site. We would also strongly recommend that animals are not left in locked cars. We also offer free admission to the Museum Shop and Mardlers’ Rest Café on all non-event days. For a list of event days, please see our Event Calendar.

Discounts:

  • Museums Association

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

6 wheelchairs are available free, for use by visitors. The museum offers group discounts plus special deals for play groups and older people in care homes and day centres.

Services:

  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General audio-guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Loan service
  • 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
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Touch exhibits

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