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Norwich Castle

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wedding!

attended my sister in law's wedding ceremony here - beautiful building, lovely staff would recommend

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TwoLeedsLasses
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Interesting exhibits

Enjoyed walking around here, and I think it's good value for the money. Lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hollycooper28
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday

attended my sister in law's wedding ceremony here - beautiful building, lovely staff would recommend

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TwoLeedsLasses
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed walking around here, and I think it's good value for the money. Lots of interesting exhibits, would particularly recommend the sections on Boudica, the Anglo-Saxons, and now the Vikings. Lots of interactive sections for children, like a chariot ride and Viking games, and lots...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hollycooper28
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to take children very interesting and educational. Various times of the year it changes in the themes. Good place to eat and area for packed lunches.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Norwich1955
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good for light lunches and snacks. I particularly like the quiches and the cheese scones are the best.very friendly staff.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank V819CBpaulb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to spend a day of half term visiting the Norman Castle in Norwich and we were lucky to attend on a day with the Viking display and activities. We got to listen to a talk on Viking weapons and warfare which our 7 year...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank goldenlight78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It actually shows quite how big an impact Norfolk and Norwich had in the making of the UK, and how it interacted with Europe The Castle and the Museum really are great exhibitions for the history of Norfolk. The keep isn't overloaded with exhibits, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank davidgD5846IV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing day out. Their were loads of fantastic artefacts from the Viking age. We also saw Roman and Egyptian artefacts. Their is also a section about war and one on wildlife. We spent over 4 hours here and we had time to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 673riccardo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum and the castle are somehow intermingled, there's a bit of both, and there's certainly some nice items on display... Overall though you get a bit lost, as the castle is just one big 'hall' with some frgments of historic details with lots of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hemeltje
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we visit quite often. They all enjoy their time at the castle. With lots of interactive tasks for them to do. Also with the displays of the knight, longbowman etc. The children learn a lot and are able to ask questions. Another...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 550Rob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle as they have a viking exhibition on at present. Bringing treasures and artifacts from London, York and other museums. The exhibition is open until September and really worth a visit. The rest of the museum is great with the main Norman...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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lilleigh21
August 10, 2018|
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Response from AlisonN859 | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Leigh. We would usually recommend at least 2-3 hours to see everything at Norwich Castle and any tours on top of that. Dungeon tours are an extra that are bookable for a small fee on top of admission... More
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Emma S
September 2, 2017|
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Response from AlisonN859 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Emma. We have 4 wheelchair accessible toilets at Norwich Castle, but currently no Changing Places toilets. We are hoping to move forward with building work planned in 2019 that will include a new... More
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Nicola M
August 27, 2017|
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Response from AlisonN859 | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Nicola. Just guide dogs or assistance dogs are allowed inside the museum.
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