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Norwich Castle

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A happy couple of hours

Our 3 year old grandson loved the animals, the keep with the well. There are a few interactive... read more

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Barbara S
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Had a good time going round the castle .. the artifacts and art they have is a great addition... read more

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Built as a Norman Royal Palace and once a prison, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery is packed with treasures, including fabulous fine art, archaeology, an Ancient Egypt gallery, and natural history. Find out about the Castle's own history in our...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our 3 year old grandson loved the animals, the keep with the well. There are a few interactive things for young children to enjoy- some are a bit tired We enjoyed a simple lunch in the cafe which did special lunch boxes for children which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a good time going round the castle .. the artifacts and art they have is a great addition... the castle itself is not as good as other castles I've visited but definitely worth going to if in Norwich

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Norwich castle on the afternoon after visiting the cathedral. Much has changed since I visited about 40 years ago. I remember the great hall and the deep well but did not remember all the exhibits in the rotunda. We spent a long time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

attended my sister in law's wedding ceremony here - beautiful building, lovely staff would recommend

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank TwoLeedsLasses
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed walking around here, and I think it's good value for the money. Lots of interesting exhibits, would particularly recommend the sections on Boudica, the Anglo-Saxons, and now the Vikings. Lots of interactive sections for children, like a chariot ride and Viking games, and lots...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank hollycooper28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take children very interesting and educational. Various times of the year it changes in the themes. Good place to eat and area for packed lunches.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Norwich1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for light lunches and snacks. I particularly like the quiches and the cheese scones are the best.very friendly staff.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank V819CBpaulb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to spend a day of half term visiting the Norman Castle in Norwich and we were lucky to attend on a day with the Viking display and activities. We got to listen to a talk on Viking weapons and warfare which our 7 year...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank goldenlight78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It actually shows quite how big an impact Norfolk and Norwich had in the making of the UK, and how it interacted with Europe The Castle and the Museum really are great exhibitions for the history of Norfolk. The keep isn't overloaded with exhibits, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank davidgD5846IV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing day out. Their were loads of fantastic artefacts from the Viking age. We also saw Roman and Egyptian artefacts. Their is also a section about war and one on wildlife. We spent over 4 hours here and we had time to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 673riccardo
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lilleigh21
11 August 2018|
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Response from AlisonN859 | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Leigh. We would usually recommend at least 2-3 hours to see everything at Norwich Castle and any tours on top of that. Dungeon tours are an extra that are bookable for a small fee on top of admission... More
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Emma S
2 September 2017|
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Response from AlisonN859 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Emma. We have 4 wheelchair accessible toilets at Norwich Castle, but currently no Changing Places toilets. We are hoping to move forward with building work planned in 2019 that will include a new... More
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Nicola M
27 August 2017|
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Response from AlisonN859 | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Nicola. Just guide dogs or assistance dogs are allowed inside the museum.
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