Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery


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Norwich Castle
Norwich
Norfolk
NR1 3JQ
England

  • Phone: 01603 495897
  • Information line: 01603 493648

One of the city's most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a museum and art gallery, the Castle is packed with treasures to inspire and intrigue visitors of all ages. The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Peak Season (30 June – 28 September) Mon - Sat: 10am - 5pm Sun: 1 - 5pm Low Season Mon - Sat: 10am - 4.30pm Sun: 1pm 4.30pm Bank Holidays – open normal hours as above

Charges:

Adult: £7.95 Concession (over 65s): £6.50 Child (age 4-18 yrs): £5.20 Family (2 adults + all children): £21 Family (1 adult + all children): £14

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Library
  • 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 some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Video presentation introducing the Castle with audio visual tour of dungeons and battlements.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • 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
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Information point provided
  • 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
  • Sign language interpretation available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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