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Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum

15 The Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
+44 1603 627889
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Doesn't pass mustard/muster!!

It claims to be a museum. In fact, it is a small shop selling Colemans goods with a few... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
woodred
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Disappointing

This should was closed and there was a notice saying they fit not know when it would reopen. Very... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Barbara B
,
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's have been making fine quality mustards for over 180 years and this tradition is celebrated in Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum.We stock an extensive range of powdered and prepared mustards, including a number of specialities made exclusively for the shop and a wide selection of mustard pots and spoons, gift packs, tea towels, Colman's memorabilia and more.Our displays illustrate all aspects of the history and production of Colman's mustard, with many historic items on show such as wartime mustard tins and Art Deco mustard pots.Housed in the historic art nouveau Royal Arcade near Norwich Market, the shop is a careful replica of a Victorian trade premises."A Real Taste of Norwich's History".
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  • Very good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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15 The Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
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+44 1603 627889
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

It claims to be a museum. In fact, it is a small shop selling Colemans goods with a few photographs dotted around the walls. The photogtaphs and brief details about the history of the Coleman mustard factory is inyteresting if you take the time to...More

Thank woodred
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This should was closed and there was a notice saying they fit not know when it would reopen. Very disappointing

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed to find it permanently closed. Notice on door saying don't know where or when it will ever open!

Thank colinharris23
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We loved this place but: Davina the Dragon got her mitts on it and closed it, undoing all the excellent work put in by the now defunct Norwich Heart.

6  Thank cargocycles
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is now CLOSED for good.Seems like Unilever did it at short notice and with no advice as to an alternative site. I had made a special trip from London to go there so I am spicy hot under the collar. What is it with...More

3  Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The shop is really bright and lovely with little old fashioned treasures and just a little present to bring back for friends and family after your holiday.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Unlike the press on this place it's a shop pure and simple and nothing else. Was not impressed to say the least

Thank HerindoorsMiddlesex
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Shop and museum? Well, in truth far more shop than museum. All manner of mustardy products but who needs that much mustard? Excellent range of cakes at sensible prices but could be more interesting.

Thank Geff R
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Nothing much to praise or criticise to be honest. Have popped in a few times when visiting Norwich, but there is really very little to see other than a few bits of memorabilia and an interesting selection of Coleman's products. As the title suggests, worth...More

1  Thank RossT1984
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Sadly I wasn't overly enthralled with this shop. Even though it had lots of old artefacts and information about the history of the brand. I found the staff not engaging even though we were the only people in there. The store also seemed to be...More

1  Thank BeckyB1971
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Sheila H
30 September 2015|
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Response from dvdobbin |
Correction: They stopped distributing the small jars we use at home, but Colmans still make French mustard and only supply it in a 2 litre jar (getting-on for ½-gallon). I suspect that if you still want to get this, it will... More
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