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Address: 15 The Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
Phone Number: 44 (0) 1603 - 627889
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One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's...

One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's have been making fine quality mustards for over 180 years and this tradition is celebrated in Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum.We stock an extensive range of powdered and prepared mustards, including a number of specialities made exclusively for the shop and a wide selection of mustard pots and spoons, gift packs, tea towels, Colman's memorabilia and more.Our displays illustrate all aspects of the history and production of Colman's mustard, with many historic items on show such as wartime mustard tins and Art Deco mustard pots.Housed in the historic art nouveau Royal Arcade near Norwich Market, the shop is a careful replica of a Victorian trade premises."A Real Taste of Norwich's History".

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A nice shop in the Royal Arcade. Good for cheap presents but not really a museum!

It is worth coming here just to see the wonderful Art Nouveau decoration of the Royal Arcade. The shop is small and twee and is a great place to get low priced presents - lots of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since moving to Norwich, I have been told many times that I need to visit Colman's Mustard Shop and Museum- so that is exactly what my partner and I did of a Sunday afternoon. We knew it wouldn't be that big of a shop as it is housed in the royal arcade, however we did expect more than what we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is worth coming here just to see the wonderful Art Nouveau decoration of the Royal Arcade. The shop is small and twee and is a great place to get low priced presents - lots of mustard obviously but other locally made and themed produce as well. It is a bit of a cheek calling ths place a museum though... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there as we had hoped to have a nice mustard museum&shop experience. The shop was tiny and average. Nothing impressive really. Upstairs was closed on Sunday so could not see the museum unfortunately.

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Thank eb402016
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Nice little museum/shop and worth a visit if you have 30 minutes to spare. Interesting history of the product and the company and some novel items available to buy. Some modern products as well as some old fashioned to bring memories flooding back. Helpful staff and free entry.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Nice little shop in the mall opposite the market. You must pop in. All the usual Colemans mustards on offer with a few different flavoured non Colemans brand on offer to buy too.

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Some Coleman's products available lots of other people's products too. Museum is just signs on the wall and a few odd Coleman's related things.

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Thank Helen L
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Very colourful shop if you like mustard...lots to see and lots to buy and many items not in every day shops

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

The place is nice, but to call it a museum is a bit optimistic. It is a Colman shop that also sells other products and souvenirs, and at the rear of the shop there are a few historical artefacts and a bit of history of how they made mustard before it was mechanised. It tells how the husk of the... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The shop is laid out is a quaint yester-year meets the modern world style and is just crammed full of many interesting and exciting meal time accompaniments. There is also a nice look at the Colman's story and how it worked within the City in years gone by to make it the brand name remembered when it comes to mustard.... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Mustard must rate along side marmite in the fact that you either love,or loathe it. So to visit a place dedicated to the bright yellow material is novel in itself. Anyone who has seen the local football side take to the pitch cannot fail to note that they are decked out in the brightest of colours,and one of those is... More 

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