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“Perfect for a rainy day!”
Review of Lynn Museum

Lynn Museum
Ranked #10 of 57 things to do in King's Lynn
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 people who meticulously crafted the timbers and study the marks left by their bronze axes. Browse around the 'West Norfolk Story'. Marvel at gold coins concealed inside a cow bone since Roman times. Imagine being a pilgrim in the thriving medieval port of King's Lynn or riding on a magnificent Victorian merry-go-round. With thousands of fascinating objects, interactive displays and audio guides, there's plenty to keep the whole family entertained. Family friendly events and museum trails throughout the year. Changing temporary exhibition programme, see website for details.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed April 18, 2013

We visited on a rainy day in November! It's not the only reason to go by far, but it certainly gives you something to do when in town and you want to keep out the wet for an hour!

Seems to be very well maintained and inside is a host of interesting items, including centrepiece Sea-henge, and also several things for the kids to play with.

Doesn't seem to be very well advertised but it's well worth a visit. It's free as well so nothing to lose!! I lived in Lynn a year before I knew about it, so you have to look for it.

1  Thank Marivo
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

The museum is pretty good for the area info and especially for the collection of pilgrim badges, but the most amazing exhibit is of the wooden circle (imagine Stonehenge in wood) named SeaHenge - take what they think it was used for with a grain of salt, just imagine being there when it was built and create your own ideas.

1  Thank cooperstwo
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Found this place to be very interesting. Lots of objects to look at and history about the place. Although it was a small museum, there was plenty to look at

1  Thank Helen R
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

We spent three hours here and took advantage of the audio tour. Very interesting and well laid out. Would recommend a visit for children as well as adults.

2  Thank Willowtring
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Some of the local history stuff is really interesting; content is a bit on the thin side though. Difficult to keep kids interested in the regular stuff. Could do with a "New Broom" to be honest.

1  Thank P R
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