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RNLI Henry Blogg Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Visited this Museum. Lots to see and pictures to colour for the children

We took our grandson round the Museum. He had never been before (we have) and was interested in all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
672Susan_H
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Very interesting little museum

While on a visit to Cromer we went into the Henry Blogg museum. It is very interesting to learn... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TIM C
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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The museum tells incredible stories of Cromer men putting their lives in danger to rescue strangers from the sea. You will find interviews with crew members, 'kit' to try on for yourself, model boats, Morse code practice and more in this super...more
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Rocket House Promenade | The Rocket House, Cromer NR27 9HE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took our grandson round the Museum. He had never been before (we have) and was interested in all the displays etc. He even coloured a picture. Definitely worth a visit..

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Reviewed 4 days ago

While on a visit to Cromer we went into the Henry Blogg museum. It is very interesting to learn about the role of Henry and lifesaving people in need. If you visit please make a donation. Following the visit we went upstairs and had coffee...More

Thank TIM C
Reviewed 6 days ago

When Henry Blogg retired from the RNLI at the age of 71 he had saved 873 lives during his 53 years on the crew and this museum is a fitting tribute to him. It is a most interesting visit for the whole family, especially on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not realise how interesting and rewarding this place could be. The history concerning Henry Blogg is fantastic. Higjly recommend a visit.

Thank Fred A
Jacqui P, Manager at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Fred. It's great to hear that we've exceeded your expectations! I hope you'll visit again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in November and were made so welcome. My partner yses an electric wheelchair and the staff couldn't do enough for us to ensure we were able to enjoy our visit. Super little museum and very informative with information suitable for adults and children....More

Thank athjac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are both ex crew members of the RNLI down on the south coast so we always visit Lifeboat museums and stations when we can. This museum is excellent - and judging by the reactions of the kids on a school visit, really great for...More

Thank Julie F
Jacqui P, Manager at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Julie Thank you very much for your review... and for giving your time as crew! Best Regards Jacqui

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited on many occasions but our grandson loves it every time. It's well layed out with many hands on activities. A must do every visit to Cromer.

Thank Di C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a free to enter museum with lots of interesting information and artefacts relating to the Cromer lifeboat service and surrounding area. Lot of hands on exhibits for children (of all ages !).

Thank LesleyandClive
Jacqui P, Manager at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I hope you'll visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is located at the end of the pier in the lifeboat station. It is free to visit, and there is a small gift shop with a donation box. Visitors have a great view of the lifeboat, and have the opportunity to get very...More

Thank MarkH1973
Jacqui P, Manager at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit but you were in the operational lifeboat station. So there is still more to explore here at the Henry Blogg Museum on the Promenade. I'm looking forward to your review of the museum.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well done to the RNLI - this is a great tribute to a very brave crewman whilst also a great showcase for the important work done by lifeboat crews. It’s free to get in which is rare these days and is well kept with lots...More

Thank Liz L
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Allisonlw123
26 July 2016|
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Response from Jacqui P | Property representative |
Hello Mrs Williamson. You are in luck. Tomorrow is the station open day which means full demonstrations by both lifeboat and lifeguards too. There will also be lots of stalls with home made cakes etc, a falconry display... More
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AndyK953
28 March 2016|
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Response from Jacqui P | Property representative |
Hi Andy, We get lots of younger visitors and it's lovely to see them coming back time after time. There is quite a lot for them to do from dressing up in crew kit, measuring crabs and trying out the speaking tube. If you... More
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mfb656
3 February 2015|
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Response from Canineheaven | Reviewed this property |
It's free, which is amazing these days. They do welcome donations and we were more than happy to oblige.
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