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One of the city's most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a museum and art gallery, the Castle is packed with treasures to inspire and intrigue visitors of all ages. The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance. Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery features exhibits related to Archives, Coins and Medals, Weapons and War, Archaeology, Decorative and Applied Art, Natural Sciences and Fine Art. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: Designated Collection.

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Norwich Castle
NR1 3JQ Norwich

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology Art & Design



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Sunday 01:00 pm – 04:30 pm

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0 - 3 Free
4 - 18 £8.50
Adults £9.90
Reduced £9.40
Family with 1 adult £26.10
Family with 2 adults £34.85


Concessions: over 65s, people with disabilities, students, adults receiving benefits

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Norwich Castle, Norwich, England



The Twining Teapot Gallery

The Twining Teapot Gallery

Many of the Castle Museum's teapots are on display in the Twining Teapot Gallery and range from the elegant to the quirky. They date from the 1730s right through to the 1980s. In the Twining Teapot G...
Anglo-Saxon & Viking Gallery

Anglo-Saxon & Viking Gallery

The gallery tells the story of the fascinating period between the withdrawal of the Romans in 410AD and the 1066 Norman Conquest. Dangerous and turbulent, this was also the time when many aspects of m...
The Egyptian Gallery

The Egyptian Gallery

The Egyptian Gallery at Norwich Castle is small but contains a significant collection of artefacts, which were found in Egyptian tombs and donated by wealthy travellers who visited Egypt in the ninete...
The Boudica Gallery

The Boudica Gallery

Learn all about the story of Boudica and the revolt against the Romans, in AD60-61. The Boudica GalleryBoudica was the great warrior Queen of the Iceni. The Iceni were a deeply religious Celtic tribe...
The Art Galleries

The Art Galleries

The Colman Art Galleries at Norwich Castle display the museum’s world-famous collection of Norwich School paintings. The two galleries have displays, films about the Norwich School, a new touch-screen...

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