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Wednesday 22 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission. Adults £9.50, Children, £8.10, Concessions 9.00, Family (1 Adult) 25.00, Family (2 Adults) 33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays - Treasure!

Join us this summer for a treasure trove of holiday activities and crafts! Try out some early alchemy in Robert Paston's lab, explore The Paston Treasure painting in new ways with our mystery sound boxes, make your own lobster or parrot hat and see if your family can make it on to our Leader Board in William Paston's Generation Game! Programme changes daily.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time & Tide
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95 Concession £5.65 Child £5 Family + 2 adults £20.95 Family + 1 adult £15.70 Twilight ticket (one hour before closing) £2


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Seaside Battleground

Off the coast of Great Yarmouth was a battleground during the First World War: full of German U-Boats, mines and brave local fishermen defending our coastline. Find out about life in WWI navy and learn about strategy with our battleships game.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £25, Conc £22.50, Museums Pass £20


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Adult Workshops - Castle Art Masterclass

Referring to objects from the Paston Treasure, learn how to prepare and work with oil paints, and develop tone and depth to create your own still life in miniature.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 12:00 - 12:30   12-12.30
Price:   included in admission price


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Paston Treasure exhibition tour

Come join us for a guided tour of the Paston Treasure temporary exhibition. Explore the hidden symbols of the puzzling painting and find out more about the family, the collection and of course the painting.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 14:00 - 14:30   2-2.30
Price:   included in admission price


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Paston Treasure exhibition tour

Come join us for a guided tour of the Paston Treasure temporary exhibition. Explore the hidden symbols of the puzzling painting and find out more about the family, the collection and of course the painting.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 14:30 - 15:00  
Price:   Included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Explore one of the unsolved mysteries from Norwich Castle's past in this guided tour.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 14:00 - 15:00  
Price:  


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Victorian Criminals on Trial

Real-life trial from 1800s performed in our historic courtroom by Springboard East Theatre Company. Age 12+. Booking advised 01603 493625/495897

Wednesday 22 August 2018
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Conc £5.65, Young person (4-18) £5.00, Family ticket – 1 adult and all children £15.70, Family ticket 2 adults and all children £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Hare We Go!

As part of the GoGoHares trail across Norwich, we have two baby hares to take care of! Join our hare-spotting trail and take part in craft activities for all the family.

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Busy for Lizzy!

Commemorate the Royal Progress of 1578, when Elizabeth I was entertained in splendour in Norwich. Elizabethan themed drop in crafts including ruff-making, traditional garden games, new trail Bolsters to Bedposts, selfie station. Wednesdays only learn Elizabethan dance, write a welcome speech for Queen Elizabeth.

Thursday 23 August 2018
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Thursday 23 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Busy for Lizzy!

Commemorate the Royal Progress of 1578, when Elizabeth I was entertained in splendour in Norwich. Elizabethan themed drop in crafts including ruff-making, traditional garden games, new trail Bolsters to Bedposts, selfie station. Wednesdays only learn Elizabethan dance, write a welcome speech for Queen Elizabeth.

Thursday 23 August 2018
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Thursday 23 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Conc £5.65, Young person (4-18) £5.00, Family ticket – 1 adult and all children £15.70, Family ticket 2 adults and all children £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Hare We Go!

As part of the GoGoHares trail across Norwich, we have two baby hares to take care of! Join our hare-spotting trail and take part in craft activities for all the family.

Thursday 23 August 2018
Cromer Museum
Date:
Thursday 23 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 15:30  
Price:   Included in museum admission - Adult £4.30, Concession £4.10, Young person (4-18) £3.65, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £11.35, Family ticket (2 adults + children) £15.10, Twilight ticket (one hour before closing) £1.50


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Monsters and Minibeasts

Discover the monsters of prehistory and meet some modern mini-beasts at our creepy crawly handling session.

Thursday 23 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Thursday 23 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission. Adults £9.50, Children, £8.10, Concessions 9.00, Family (1 Adult) 25.00, Family (2 Adults) 33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays - Treasure!

Join us this summer for a treasure trove of holiday activities and crafts! Try out some early alchemy in Robert Paston's lab, explore The Paston Treasure painting in new ways with our mystery sound boxes, make your own lobster or parrot hat and see if your family can make it on to our Leader Board in William Paston's Generation Game! Programme changes daily.

Thursday 23 August 2018
Lynn Museum
Date:
Thursday 23 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 13:00  
Price:   Adults £4.50, Concessions £4.25, Child £3.80. Family tickets available. Free admission for Norfolk Museum Pass Holders, Friends of King's Lynn Museums & Children's University


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Maritime Family Event Day

Come along and learn all about King's Lynn's seafaring history, with the help of costumed characters. Uncover the secrets of whaling ships, taste some traditional maritime food, and make a souvenir to take away.

Friday 24 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 14:00 - 14:30   2-2.30pm
Price:   included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Paston Treasure exhibition tour

Come join us for a guided tour of the Paston Treasure temporary exhibition. Explore the hidden symbols of the puzzling painting and find out more about the family, the collection and of course the painting.

Friday 24 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission. Adults £9.50, Children, £8.10, Concessions 9.00, Family (1 Adult) 25.00, Family (2 Adults) 33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays - Treasure!

Join us this summer for a treasure trove of holiday activities and crafts! Try out some early alchemy in Robert Paston's lab, explore The Paston Treasure painting in new ways with our mystery sound boxes, make your own lobster or parrot hat and see if your family can make it on to our Leader Board in William Paston's Generation Game! Programme changes daily.

Friday 24 August 2018
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 11:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Adult £5.95 Concession £5.65 Child £5 Family + 2 adults £20.95 Family + 1 adult £15.70 Twilight ticket (one hour before closing) £2


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Battling Boats

Create your own master fleet to captain to compete in our battleship style game!

Friday 24 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 12:00 - 12:30   12-12.30
Price:   included with admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Paston Treasure exhibition tour

Come join us for a guided tour of the Paston Treasure temporary exhibition. Explore the hidden symbols of the puzzling painting and find out more about the family, the collection and of course the painting.

Friday 24 August 2018
Time & Tide
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:30  
Price:   Museum Pass Holder £2.50, Non Museum Pass £3.50


01493 743930
yarmouth.museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Talk- East Anglian Traditional Art Centre by John Day.

A special exhibition talk in which John Day will give a background to his involvement in the art world, setting up the collection and the East Anglian Traditional Art Centre. As well as speak about the paintings we have on loan as part of the Drawn to the Coast exhibition. Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930

Friday 24 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 14:30 - 15:00  
Price:   Included with museum admission


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Take the old Prisoners' Tunnel down to our historic courtroom and discover prison stories in this free guided tour.

Friday 24 August 2018
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Conc £5.65, Young person (4-18) £5.00, Family ticket – 1 adult and all children £15.70, Family ticket 2 adults and all children £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Hare We Go!

As part of the GoGoHares trail across Norwich, we have two baby hares to take care of! Join our hare-spotting trail and take part in craft activities for all the family.

Friday 24 August 2018
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Friday 24 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:  


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Busy for Lizzy!

Commemorate the Royal Progress of 1578, when Elizabeth I was entertained in splendour in Norwich. Elizabethan themed drop in crafts including ruff-making, traditional garden games, new trail Bolsters to Bedposts, selfie station. Wednesdays only learn Elizabethan dance, write a welcome speech for Queen Elizabeth.

Saturday 25 August 2018
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 25 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 16:30  
Price:   Adult £5.95, Conc £5.65, Young person (4-18) £5.00, Family ticket – 1 adult and all children £15.70, Family ticket 2 adults and all children £20.95.


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Hare We Go!

As part of the GoGoHares trail across Norwich, we have two baby hares to take care of! Join our hare-spotting trail and take part in craft activities for all the family.

Saturday 25 August 2018
The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell
Date:
Saturday 25 August 2018
Times: 11:00 - 14:30   Tours at 11, 12, 1.30 and 2.30
Price:   Free with museum admission


01603 493625
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Undercroft Tours

Join our knowledgeable guide on a tour of the largest Medieval undercroft in the city. Find out more about the fascinating history of this space, and it's many uses. Tours suitable for over 8's.

Saturday 25 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 25 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission. Adults £9.50, Children, £8.10, Concessions 9.00, Family (1 Adult) 25.00, Family (2 Adults) 33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays - Science Shorts

Our mini science sessions reveal what has happened to the objects in The Paston Treasure as time passed.

Saturday 25 August 2018
Norwich Castle
Date:
Saturday 25 August 2018
Times: 10:30 - 15:30  
Price:   Included with museum admission. Adults £9.50, Children, £8.10, Concessions 9.00, Family (1 Adult) 25.00, Family (2 Adults) 33.40


01603 495897
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Holidays - Treasure!

Join us this summer for a treasure trove of holiday activities and crafts! Try out some early alchemy in Robert Paston's lab, explore The Paston Treasure painting in new ways with our mystery sound boxes, make your own lobster or parrot hat and see if your family can make it on to our Leader Board in William Paston's Generation Game! Programme changes daily.

Sunday 26 August 2018
Strangers' Hall
Date:
Sunday 26 August 2018
Times: None - None   1-4.30pm
Price:   Adults £5.20; Conc. £4.95, Child £4.40


01603 667229
museums@norfolk.gov.uk
Summer Sunday afternoons

A maze of period room settings and a secret, tranquil garden in the heart of the city to explore on a Sunday afternoon. Free introductory tours at 2.30pm. Traditional garden games to play with. Refreshments available. AUGUST ONLY : pop-up mini-theatre with an Elizabethan flavour in the garden.

Sunday 26 August 2018
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Date:
Sunday 26 August 2018
Times: 10:00 - 17:00  
Price:   Special Event ticket prices apply for Village at War. There is no free admission to the Museum Shop and Mardlers’ Rest Café on event days. Special admission price for visitors in 1940s dress- £5 (only available on the day of event)


01362 860563
gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Village at War - Dig for Victory

Step back to the 1940s home front and discover how Norfolk helped feed the country during the Second World War. The annual Village at War event once again promises to deliver an impressive display of home front history. Stroll around military and civilian vehicles and meet costumed characters from both the British and American forces, enjoy toe tapping 1940s music and live radio shows from the talented ‘Timescape’, and see just how far the rations can be stretched with cooking in the farmhouse kitchen.

Sunday 26 August 2018
Lynn Museum
Date:
Sunday 26 August 2018
Times: 12:00 - 16:00  
Price:   Included with museum admission


01553 775001
lynn.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
All Hands on Deck Trail

Find out more about King's Lynn's seafaring history by exploring the museum & completing the maritime themed trail.

Sunday 26 August 2018
Cromer Museum
Date:
Sunday 26 August 2018
Times: 13:45 - 15:30  
Price:   Advance booking essential: 01263 513543 Museums Pass £3, Non Museum Pass £4


01263 513543
cromer.museum@norfolk.gov.uk
Cromer History Walk

Walk around the town and find out about its past from Alistair Murphy, Cromer Museums Curator.