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Norwich Castle

Norwich NR1 3JU, England
+44 1603 493625
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My daughter lives in Norwich and every time I visit I ask if we can go to the Castle. Finally we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maxmoose P
Bromley, United Kingdom
Plenty to see, read and explore

Quite surprised how big the castle actually was inside, with different exhibits telling you the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David W
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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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter lives in Norwich and every time I visit I ask if we can go to the Castle. Finally we had a walk around the outside of the Castle. I understand that it is a really good museum but we didn't go in this...More

Thank Maxmoose P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite surprised how big the castle actually was inside, with different exhibits telling you the history as well as showing details of the local wildlife, etc

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum inside this castle has a great collection of many different displays, meaning there is something for everyone. Overall, I would definitely recommend going here when visiting Norwich.

Thank myrtheveltromp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Norwich castle is a great place to go for a day out. It has a large museum which covers a vast range of history. There is also an art gallery. The Castle has a café with reasonable prices. There are areas for activities such as...More

Thank wdjbarker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is located centrally in the city and is around a 15 minute walk away from the railway station. There are many things to see and do at the castle but I had only enough time to view the art on display. The main...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to many exhibitions, art galleries and museums not just the big ones, in London, but also ones in countries I have visited looking at art from different cultures and centuries. And I have say this, was one of the best exhibits I have...More

Thank RoamsweetRome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Norfolk we have visited the Castle museum and art gallery numerous times. Our visit today was to see the Rembrandt exhibition, which was interesting. However being without the distraction of grandchildren this time and the building being almost empty, we had more time...More

Thank andrewjhart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You really must visit the castle in Norwich. Although more artifice than edifice it is still a splendid pile with lots to look at and admire. The well dressed local exhibits and the occasional art will while away a rainy afternoon and the teashop is...More

Thank Beerdadtwy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't see the battlement or dungeons as we had missed the last tour so we basically saw a room! To see the battlements and dungeons you had to pay extra, can't say it thrilled me or to that point any of us unlike other castles...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered the museum late, so it was quite cheap to enter (£2 each). I think in peak time this would be expensive to visit. That said it's a fascinating collection and I really enjoyed the Anglo-Saxon/Roman, Viking, Egyptian and Anglian Regiment displays. I could...More

Thank JoFo74UK
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Nicola M
28 August 2017|
Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
No dogs, unless guide dogs I think,
9 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!