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Norwich Castle

Norwich NR1 3JU, England
+44 1603 493625
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Norwich castle is more of a museum than a castle for exploring: they have a great selection of... read more

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Stacy C
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visited to find out more about local attractions and also wanted to see exhibition visited cafe... 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 awe-inspiring Castle Keep.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dungeon tour” (81 reviews)
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Norwich NR1 3JU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Norwich castle is more of a museum than a castle for exploring: they have a great selection of artifacts from Egypt to Anglo-Saxon with rooms filled with interesting exhibits. They have a large selection of taxidermy, which was surprising. Great day with kids. Fun tour...More

Thank Stacy C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

visited to find out more about local attractions and also wanted to see exhibition visited cafe very good value for money and good food

Thank Janice E
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am probably biased as I feel the museum was much better when I was a child,over 50 years ago. There isn't much to see now and also one of the galleries was closed so we had a disjointed walk around the ground floor. There...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Norwich Castle and Museum We first had a stroll around the Castle Mall under its glass dome before entering the Castle. There are many areas to visit and we spent a pleasant two hours around the castle. It also has a very good art gallery...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I visited Norwich Castle while in Norwich and found it to be excellent . The keep was the best preserved that we have seen. A very friendly and knowledgeable guide took us through it and provided lots of information. The museum, across...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son (7) and I are regular visitors to Norwich Castle. We are annual pass holders as I think these are great value for money. We love the different exhibitions and events which are on and regularly spend the morning / afternoon or a few...More

Thank Rachel E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed spending the afternoon here We found it to be interesting and right in the city centre Very easy to find

Thank samday62
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time I visited this castle was many years ago when I was a child, but as we were here in Norwich to visit the cathedral as well we decided to visit this castle & museum as well. Entrance fee is rather expensive but as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More of a museum and art gallery than a Norman castle experience but worth a visit if you are in the town.

Thank Diana I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk up to the entrance for free and admire the exterior and views of the city. Admittance is expensive, though there is a cheap twilight rate if you visit one hour or less before closing. That's what we did. We didn't have enough...More

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No dogs, unless guide dogs I think,
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Response from l0ribee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I should have mentioned - we had a 2 year old and pushchair with us!
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