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Norwich Castle

Castle Meadow, Norwich NR1 3JU, England
01603 493625
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Ranked #9 of 93 attractions in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Museums
Description: This Norman Royal Palace served as a prison from the 14th century until it became a museum in 1894.
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

excellent for smaller kids. plenty to see. lots of exhibits that older kids and adults may appreciate more but also "the keep" is good for small kids

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you are looking for somewhere to go on a rainy day in Norwich, England, give the Castle a try. Whilst it helps to have an interest in history, there is usually something to hold the attention of everyone in the family. This medieval building, built on a hill that overlooks the city is a thing of beauty both inside... More

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

excellent day spent in Norwich Castle , very interesting.Fantastic views over the old city, many interactive features.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We spent the day here with my elderly mother. Not easy for her to get up to but once inside she enjoyed it. For those with disabilities there is a lot of walking. Good value, especially for the youngsters.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

My elderly mother and my disabled brother stayed with us recently, for a fortnight. We visited various historic attractions during the period of their stay, Norwich Castle was one of them. My wife and I paid full price, but my son (23) was allowed in free as he was pushing a wheelchair, they classed him as a carer. Either my... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Easy to get to by public transport, not far from the station. We went as a family (2 adults 1child) there was a deal on admission. There were several displays inside including, art work, taxidermy, Egyptians,Vikings and Boudicca which my daughter loved.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

My children are now teenagers now but I used to take both of them regularly to visit here. The displays had not changed since the 1970's when I visited as a child. My son and I visited yesterday and I got a very pleasant surprise when all the displays had been updated to a very high standard with inter-active displays... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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228 reviews 228 reviews
44 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Loads to do and see, and something for everyone at all ages Easy to find and plenty of parking Shopping, restaurants and occasional exhibitions

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We went here as a family trip for the day. We live in Norfolk, we did not really expect much . But I can tell you everyone had a fantastic day. From ages 3 to 43 there were activities going on every were. Not just in one area but literally everywere. Arts and crafts to dress up to free face... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There is so much to see at Norwich castle. The minimal entrance fee is definitely worth every penny. I would recommend everyone visiting Norwich castle.

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