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Lynn Museum

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Cracking little museum

An excellent little museum with plenty of interesting artefacts to view. The seahenge is great... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
sarah g
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Fascinating local history

This was an unexpected gem and answered many of our questions about King's Lynn such as: why... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2019
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Come and enjoy this delightful museum which tells the story of West Norfolk. Meet Horace the taxidermy tiger in reception! Be amazed by the Bronze Age timber circle known as 'Sea Henge' which is the museum's stunning centrepiece. Learn about the...more
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Old Market Street, King's Lynn PE30 1NL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids really enjoyed the museum, they had some pictures to find as they went around to win either a pencil or bookmark. There is also quite a lot of interactive things for them to do on their way around. If we didn't have the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

An excellent little museum with plenty of interesting artefacts to view. The seahenge is great. Interactive bits to keep the children busy. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in kings lynn.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

This was an unexpected gem and answered many of our questions about King's Lynn such as: why “King's”? The history of crime and punishment also gripping. We spent far longer than we had intended. Nice little cafe for refreshments at the end.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We went to see the seahenge and was delighted with this lovely museum ,the henge was in its preserved state and also a recreation of what it would have looked like when new.The huge tree trunk at its center had notches where bronze age people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

We are glad you enjoyed your visit - thank you for your positive comments. Many Thanks, Sophie

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum specifically to see the Sea Henge display. We were not disappointed. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The display was detailed and informative. An enjoyable visit. A big thank you to the staff. We are off to Holme Beach to imagine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope your visit to Holme Beach was helpful too. Many Thanks, Sophie

Reviewed December 9, 2018

We were so happily greeted on entering this museum that we felt at home before we even started looking round. It is so well laid out and informative it is easy to spend a couple of hours here. The museum is well sign-posted and centrally...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hopefully will return in the future! Many Thanks, Sophie

Reviewed November 20, 2018

Great place to visit - lots of interesting local curiosities to see + Sea Henge is awesome to see up close! - and it free entry right now - can incorporate a visit in with Christmas shopping as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Thank you for your great review! We hope you visit again soon. Many Thanks, Sophie

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Small museum but we'll worth spending an hour in looking at a wide range of things and of course sea henge.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Many Thanks, Sophie

Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is Kings Lynn Museum and is full of Kings Lynn and its History very interesting and full of character

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope you visit again soon! Many Thanks Sophie

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Sea henge and archaeological exhibits very interesting. Free admission from October to march. Near bus station.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire C
Lynn_Museum, Front of House Supervisor at Lynn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed our Seahenge Gallery. 2018 marks the 10 year anniversary of Lynn Museum being the home of Seahenge - we are very lucky to have such a piece within our collection! We hope you visit...More

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Yes the Museum is wheelchair accessible and very interesting
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Response from Lynn_Museum | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in visiting Lynn Museum We are open Tues – Sat 10am - 5pm Admission prices are as follows: Adult: £3.95 Concession*: £3.55 Child (4-18): £2.95 Family Ticket: 1 adult + all children... More
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