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A hidden gem

For such a small venue it is surprisingly so informative with real-life exhibits and full of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
woodred
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Very interesting and well worth a visit

Small on the outside but very interesting inside and helpful staff. Close to other attractions and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JanJenkins2016
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell proudly tells the story of the city and its people. The museum is now fully accessible and refurbished after a £1.5m redevelopment project. Come pay us a visit! The ancient building is packed full of...more
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Bridewell Alley, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
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All reviews interactive exhibits well worth a visit all ages chemist shop lanes area two hours heritage weekend war years fascinating insight couple of hours local history middle ages on display little gem norwich city drawers information
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For such a small venue it is surprisingly so informative with real-life exhibits and full of information - for example, Norwich was the first place in the Uk to have pedestrianized streets!

Thank woodred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small on the outside but very interesting inside and helpful staff. Close to other attractions and good cafes.

Thank JanJenkins2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An outstanding museum if you want to find out about he history of Norwich in a very user friendly way. Wonderful displays which bring the city alive.

Thank clarendon47
MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is easy to find in the very attractive Bridewell Alley. Here you see the different industries that have been important to Norwich over many centuries. The displays are well presented with clear information. A very interesting feature is the draws under many of...More

Thank Edmund R
MuseumofNorwich, Owner at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review, we're really glad you enjoyed the drawers packed full with additional objects. If you are interested in our restored Jacquard loom, we have trained weavers working on it on Tuesday 23rd October.

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were recommended by someone from the Strangers House and were glad he did. Lots to look at - different rooms and time periods.

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I do not believe we have ever had a more enthusiastic guide on our undercroft tour. All the features were explained in great detail, but in such a way that you couldn’t help but enjoy and remember the facts. It even continued outside where features...More

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and we will pass on your comments to your guide for the day! We run undercroft tours once a month on Saturdays, usually the last one of the month. If you liked the undercroft - you'll love the museum...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very much enjoyed travelling through the museum - and time, seeing the development of Norwich throughout the ages. Quite a bit of reading available within each room - meaning you would need to visit when it’s a bit quieter and perhaps not with young children,...More

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for your review, we're glad you would recommend us - and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Very good museum . I personally love the old Chemist in there as was my career before retiring Its lovely to see the history of Norwich and see all the old artifacts

Thank Rosemary G
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is full of interesting objects and themes, has a wonderful old pharmacy shop, is great value and merits more than one visit.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I had not visited for some years and it has been transformed! Spent an absorbing two hours reading everything about and looking at things from the middle ages onwards. So much to see and really interesting artefacts and photographs all beautifully displayed. Trails for children....More

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MuseumofNorwich, Manager at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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