We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Strangers' Hall Museum

Charing Cross, Norwich NR2 4AL, England
44 1603 667229
Improve this listing
Ranked #14 of 95 Attractions in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums
4 visitor photos
Write a Review

53 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    37
    12
    4
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Wymondham
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Its fascinating history & informative, attentive staff make Strangers' Hall a place that is well-worth visiting. Good for young children too. Good value with the Norfolk Museums pass.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A beautiful old house and a very interesting way to spend part of your afternoon in Norwich. We popped in because it was raining and are so glad we did. It was great value for money, there were so many things to look at and we enjoyed walking round the maze-like layout and soaking up the atmosphere. The garden looked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Full of intriguing objects, Strangers Hall is absolutely fascinating. Just when you think you've seen the best part, you find yourself in the midst of another spectacular room! It is atmospheric and captures the imagination. A great place to learn more about Norwich, too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

An incredible 'find' - once inside it's easy to forget you are in a busy city. A lovely peaceful garden. Recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Interesting the museum guides are very knowledgable. Worth a visit for adults & childrenentrance fee sensible price

Was this review helpful? Yes
South coast England
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
6 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

There is so much to do and to see in Norwich, and the Strangers' Hall is a 'must'. One of the oldest buildings in Norwich, and a traditional style museum - no unnecessary gimmicks that blight so many other museums and galleries. Do not miss the garden, which is maintained by enthusiastic volunteers.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is one of Norwich's oldest buildings and full of history. Lots of rooms to walk around showing objects and tapestries of the Tudor and Stuart times. Also a room full of historic toys which my children find fascinating. At Christmas time they hold special events with costumed people, activites and puppet shows. There is also a lovely garden. Cheaper... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This museum is a gem, spanning centuries of daily life for generations of Dutch families who came over here to revitalise the textile industry and escape persecution in Europe. We only had an hour in which to see everything, but we managed to do so, even seeing the delightful knot garden in the courtyard.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a litle basic as museums go but for the money worth a look in. It's a good place for finding out the history of Norwich but won't take more than thirty minuites to walk round. It's a shame as it could be a fab place, I suspect it lacks money for revamping. Anyway if you like history and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Stranger's Hall museum provides a unique experience allowing you to look back into the past through different time periods through different rooms. The new text panels and updated layout make an informative and enjoyable experience, highly recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Strangers' Hall Museum also viewed

 
Norwich, Norfolk
Norwich, Norfolk
 

Been to Strangers' Hall Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Strangers' Hall Museum, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing