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Compact history of Norwich

We came across this museum when we took a guided tour( which was worth doing) and went back after... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen C
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Different type of museum

Small and interesting --we have a museum pass too ,so we regularly do all Norwichs museums --not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
amc151250
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The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell proudly tells the story of the city and its people. The museum is now fully accessible and refurbished after a £1.5m redevelopment project. Come pay us a visit! The ancient building is packed full of...more
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Bridewell Alley, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this museum when we took a guided tour( which was worth doing) and went back after the tour. Its in a very old building and totally worth the money. Its fascinating. It brings together so many parts of the city history together...More

Thank Karen C
MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, and glad you enjoyed your guided tour of the city.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small and interesting --we have a museum pass too ,so we regularly do all Norwichs museums --not economic for a visitor, but worth it for locals

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, and the Museum Pass is great value!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this museum very easy to find after looking at online maps. It is not very far from Castle Meadow. Very friendly staff the museum is very focused on Norwich history, it takes you through from early times to the 1980s and has exhibitions...More

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are really glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my parents. They reduced £2 from each ticket because ticket of Norwich castle covers it. It's a small museum which covers history through ages. It's 8 min walk from Norwich cathedral and also from market place. Receptionist was very friendly . There...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

The museum of Norwich at The Bridewell is an interesting and well curated museum which, as the name says, covers the history of Norwich. We enjoyed our visit and would recommend this. If you are visiting Norwich for a few days, I would recommend buying...More

Thank Vernonia
MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

We are really glad you enjoyed your trip, a Museums Pass allows entry to all of the Norfolk Museums Service museums across the county and as you say, makes it great value!

Reviewed 16 April 2018

My granddaughter and I visited this lovely museum. She had a quiz to complete, and we spent a long time looking at all the artefacts and learning of the history of Bridewell. My granddaughter particularly enjoyed listening to the tale of a female prisoner. The...More

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We really pleased you and your granddaughter had a good trip to the museum, we hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

This museum is a great little visit if you are interested in the history of Norwich. Staff were very helpful and informative.

Thank Mjem85
MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for reviewing the Museum of Norwich, we are glad you enjoyed your visit, come and see us again soon!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is worth a visit. Full of local history and life up to recent years. Extremely well presented with a fabulous array of artefacts. We enjoyed a free and informative tour of the under crofts. The displays have many locals telling stories of Norwich....More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Having a few hours spare while the car was being serviced - how long does a first service take - I asked a Norwich guide for advice. He pointed me here and I went in, starting medieval and enjoyed the inter-active display where you could...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Love the range of exhibits. Particularly enjoy the stuff from my childhood but all was interesting. The sort of museum taht there always seems to be something different to notice.

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the museum, and we are glad you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon.

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