Strangers' Hall Museum

Strangers' Hall Museum, Norwich: Address, Phone Number, Strangers' Hall Museum Reviews: 4.5/5

Strangers' Hall Museum
4.5
Speciality Museums • Historic Sites
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A medieval merchant house and historic house museum with period room displays, large collections of furniture, toys, domestic life and a hidden garden. The museum is currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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wingers1966
Cambridge, UK106 contributions
A glimpse of Norwich history through the ages.
Feb 2020 • Solo
An excellent place to visit for a few hours. Wonderful rooms full of history and very attentive, knowledgeable staff.
Written February 19, 2020
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Thank you so much for your kind review. We are currently closed to the public but look forward to re-opening when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. For details please visit www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk
Written November 11, 2020
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avon10
Christchurch, New Zealand23 contributions
Fascinating Museum
Dec 2019
It was decorated for Christmas and looked very festive. The room guides were knowledgeable but there was also plenty of information in each room. It has a fascinating history and also a nice secluded garden with heritage roses.
Written February 4, 2020
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Gillian S
Norfolk, UK14 contributions
Small but perfect if short of time
Aug 2019 • Solo
Loved the different era rooms. Small but great if you don't have a lot of time. Helpful staff and very authentic.
Written December 29, 2019
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Edgedid
Norwich, UK59 contributions
Lovely little place let down by front desk
Nov 2019
The museum is one of Norwich’s hidden gems with a lot of history packed into a small space. Each room of the house is focused on a different time period, with a member of staff on hand to answer any questions you may have. The only disappointment we had was a person on the front desk who made us feel very unwelcome, after we had paid our entrance fee, when we were told to keep our voices down as some of the re-enactors were wearing microphones. She had the demeanour of a nineteen sixties sitcom doctor’s receptionist, when she looked up from doing some hobby involving beads. A lovely place otherwise.
Written November 24, 2019
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Julie Anson
Sheffield, UK9 contributions
Beautiful old Hall
Nov 2019 • Couples
Strangers Hall is a wonderful place to visit, going through the ages from Tudor times. There is plenty to interest all age groups,and friendly, knowledgable volunteers on hand to answer questions.
Written November 5, 2019
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Allan F
Brighton14 contributions
A little gem of a museum
Jul 2019
Hidden away and not well advertised this is an absolute gem of a museum. Full of incredible detail and so well presented. A real must to visit if you are interested in property and people through the ages or if you just want to learn.
Written November 2, 2019
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tyketyke
King's Lynn, UK1,861 contributions
Don't be one
Sep 2019
Delightful preservation - visited on Heritage Day. Learn from your visit the meaning of "stranger" in Norwich and from that the nickname of the football team. There is a lot to see and the tour is well constructed. You will get a good insight into the wealthier end of Tudor life and be presented with things you will rarely see elsewhere - musical instruments, toys etc. How on earth did all the animals from the ark survive? Something for everyone - do visit.
Written September 27, 2019
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Maria A
14 contributions
A perfect little museum
Aug 2019
Stranger's Hall is a lovely, interesting place with so much history. I am a great fan of the Tudor period so this place was a real treat for me.The house is a step back in time and the garden is beautiful. We loved it.
Written September 19, 2019
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marg826
Coventry, UK448 contributions
A walk through time
Aug 2019
Lots of rooms to wander through, from 17th century to Victorian and bedrooms to kitchens. It has been the residence of many Norwich Mayors. It tells the story of the Strangers who came to work in Norwich, particularly in the weaving trade. There is also a delightful and peaceful little garden. It is good value for money as there is a lot to see and the staff are very friendly.
Written September 11, 2019
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Helena K
United Kingdom83 contributions
Underrated Attraction
Aug 2019 • Friends
Really fascinating and interesting museum - loved how the rooms were decorated and even smelt authentic! Learnt a lot about Norwich's immigrant history, including the origin of the nickname of the football club. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff and a lovely garden to relax in outside. Only thing that's missing is a cafe. Price is good value for money. 100% recommended. For us, it's up there with the Cathedral.
Written September 8, 2019
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