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Norwich Castle

Norwich NR1 3JU, England
+44 1603 493625
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No need to visit again

The cafe is its best quality.. we enjoyed the food and friendly service. I was disappointed that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LouiseBinks
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Essex, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very interesting visit

The Castle is well worth visiting because of its well preserved state which gives a good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Phyllisquot
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Quantock Hills
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural history” (92 reviews)
“dungeon tour” (76 reviews)
“stuffed animals” (61 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Norwich NR1 3JU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The cafe is its best quality.. we enjoyed the food and friendly service. I was disappointed that the entry price didn’t include the dungeons and other add on tours. Whilst the moat was ok it just lacked from other castles I have visited. It seems...More

Thank LouiseBinks
Alison N, Front Office Manager at Norwich Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback and I'm glad that you enjoyed good service and food in our cafe. We do try to include some activities with our admission price such as the daily Keep tour, but unfortunately due to limited access our dungeons and battlements...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Castle is well worth visiting because of its well preserved state which gives a good understanding of how the building was used. There were a lot of activities for children to be ‘hands on’.

Thank Phyllisquot
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must visit if in Norwich. With a diverse selection of interesting rooms and the well documented history on show.

Thank Southcroft66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my grand daughter there last year she was totally bewildered but loved the whole Meusem especially the bit downstairs she kept going round n round your allowed to sit on this chair for pic but honestly you’d be very proud of all this English...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came into Norwich on the park and ride, so were entitled to a substantial amount off the entrance fee which was a bonus. We spent time enjoying each of the disparate museums and also the castle where we were given a guided tour. A...More

Thank andrewlgc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off - take your card if you're an English Heritage member and you're going as a couple. You get 2 for 1 entry which is amazing value as you need to spend a full day here to take everything in. We spent most of...More

1  Thank SwordMaiden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the current exhibition of etchings by Rembrandt - many of which are owned by the Castle Museum. A lot were very small so you had to look closely but they were extraordinary. Very exciting to see the work of a true master in...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible combination of an historical castle, a museum of all ages from ancient Egypt to modern times and art gallery. So much under one roof - you could spend the whole day here

Thank Alex O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place for a visit, especially if you were on a visit to Norwich. It is very historic and the whole experience was really interesting. There is an art gallery and a museum too and they were about as great as the...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We buy the Norfolk Museum Pass (currently costs us £85.50 for me plus three other guests). This gets us in free to the Castle Museum and all the other Council-run museums in Norfolk (I guess about another 7-10 in total). Given the cost of getting...More

Thank tonymoore221149
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Nicola M
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Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
No dogs, unless guide dogs I think,
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jjp2000uk
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!
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