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Swaffham Museum

Town Hall 4 London Street, Swaffham PE37 7DQ, England
+44 1760 721230
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Great place

Went with our grandchildren aged 9 and 11. Lots of activities, searches, dressing up, problem... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joan H
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Thetford, England, United Kingdom
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Interesting local museum

Came here, like most visitors, to find out more about the Howard Carter/Tutankhamun connection... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
134Martin
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London, United Kingdom
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Town Hall 4 London Street, Swaffham PE37 7DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with our grandchildren aged 9 and 11. Lots of activities, searches, dressing up, problem solving etc. Staff were helpful and very encouraging. Great place to visit, will go back with my husband!!

Thank Joan H
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Came here, like most visitors, to find out more about the Howard Carter/Tutankhamun connection. Situated in the Town Hall building on London Road. It costs £3 entry and the displays about the town and area are housed in a sequence of different rooms in the...More

Thank 134Martin
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Went to see the exhibition of local hero The oil painting of Howard Carter by Steve Allen the talented husband of Howard Carter's Great Nice Susan is worth a look The painting will only be there in March I believe Go soon!!

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum for a few hours. Very helpful and friendly staff. The exhibits regarding Howard Carter were amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank jonathanmmr
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a small town museum that is lucky to hold relics of Howard Carter, the man who discovered the tomb of Tutankhmun. Carter had been a resident of the local area. There are other exhibits explaining the history of the town during the Victorian...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Big sign on the town hall stating there's a museum, but the big informative sign has missed a marketing opportunity, no mention of if and when it opens. Needless to say I missed out!

Thank 1777NT
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Very friendly staff and full of information. A small but fascinating collection relating to the local area. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank mandiey20
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I love these little local museums, so I'm a bit biased. Lots of farm stuff and local memorabilia. Also lots of stuff about The Carter family (local) and Tutankamun's tomb that was discovered by Howard Carter.

Thank Silvertraveller193
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Wandering around Swaffham centre we came across the museum in one of the many Georgian houses. Staffed by volunteers, you are given a short summary of what there is to see and then left to your own devices to wander round the five rooms. There...More

Thank mgsnorwich
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very interesting small museum well worth a visit. We dressed up like Egyptians and had a laugh. Brilliant for children lots to do.

Thank Heather E
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