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Norwich Castle

Norwich NR1 3JU, England
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We visited Norwich Castle expecting a historical feast of display and medieval detail. Alas not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Much more than just the castle keep..

We visited late in the afternoon, when for the final hour, you can get in for £1.00 each, but we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
alisdair t
Workington, United Kingdom
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Built as a Norman Royal Palace and once a prison, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery is packed with treasures, including fabulous fine art, archaeology, an Ancient Egypt gallery, and natural history. Find out about the Castle's own history in our awe-inspiring Castle Keep.
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Norwich NR1 3JU, England

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Norwich Castle expecting a historical feast of display and medieval detail. Alas not. The exterior promises much but the interior doesn't deliver. The main hall is virtually bereft of display and detail and is the only room to visit. There is a café...More

Thank 1941bigjohn
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited late in the afternoon, when for the final hour, you can get in for £1.00 each, but we could have done with more time.. As well as the massive castle keep, and all its exhibits, and interactive displays, there is the lovely little...More

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An impressive castle to look at from outside, however inside is disappointing, there are excellent exhibitions within the castle but if your looking to visit because you enjoy walking round castles & going back in time you might be disappointed. Castle wise there is the...More

Thank summershopper
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My Husband and I married here on September 2nd and found it amazing! We will definitely return next year!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice museum to visit with lots to see. We paid a small fee, something like an additional £5 each to see the dungeons, you couldn't walk and browse but a guide sat and told you the history of them. I was under the impression being...More

Thank kfortnum
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time at the Castle museum. Really enjoyed the Nelson exhibition. The rest of the museum was also top notch would highly recommend.

Thank jtye1910
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The castle has a lot of information for those interested in local history. There's also a section aimed at entertaining children. The castle itself is linked to a more modern building containing an enormous amount of artefacts about history throughout the ages. You could easily...More

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a family day with my husband and son as we won a free ticket Overall a great day out all the exhibits are great My son loved the stuffed animals Only downside was the prices in the cafe It's expensive enough to...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit suitable for all ages.Great information and exhibits that tell a real historical story Cafe a bit chaotic and crowded .Look for special exhibitions as well

Thank ianjw2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Norwich Castle is an amazing building! It is so well preserved it could be mistaken for a Victorian folly rather than a 1000 year old castle. Inside the keep are a feast of historical objects to look at. There are also galleries housing art collections,...More

Thank purple88881
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Nicola M
27 August 2017|
Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
No dogs, unless guide dogs I think,
8 August 2017|
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Response from l0ribee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I should have mentioned - we had a 2 year old and pushchair with us!