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Good museum.

Been here and enjoyed looking round. Amazing photos of life in Cromer. Reasonable entry fee... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
janine1012016
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Interesting talk

I visited here for the first time to listen to a talk about the lady photographer, Olive Edis. The... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Christine A
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North Walsham, United Kingdom
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After a bracing seaside walk, why not step inside Cromer Museum. Have a look around the cosy Victorian fisherman's cottage and imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end of the 19th Century. Delve into the 'Old Cromer' Gallery with its...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rear of 7-9 East Cottage Tucker Street | Rear of 7-9 East Cottage 7-9, Cromer NR27 9HB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice local Museum in two interesting old buildings. There are some good pictures of the town and an interesting exhibition on early photographer, Olive Edis. Also some pretty impressive mammoth bones. The thing I came away most with though was finding out about the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rob_s_smith
timet123, Curator at Cromer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rob, Thank you for the complimentary things you have to say about the museum. We belong to the Norfolk Museums Service which has always had to earn income to allow its museums to stay open. Nonetheless we are looking at our prices at the...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Worth spending a hour or two learning the history of Cromer. Combine this with the Henry Blogg Museum, Lifeboat Station and lunch at one of the many cafes on a rainy day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Been here and enjoyed looking round. Amazing photos of life in Cromer. Reasonable entry fee. Good insight nto how life was.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janine1012016
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I visited here for the first time to listen to a talk about the lady photographer, Olive Edis. The curarator was enthusiastic and interesting, unfortunately die to train commitments I was unable to stay until the end. However, I had a quick look around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Sorry but i walked away. Museums should be free, or if you have to charge charge a nominal fee, you may find your takings go up. Then i doubt if you really care.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Spookie121
timet123, Curator at Cromer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Dear Spookie121, Thank you for your comment. We are dependent on our admission income to survive - without it we would have to close despite being part of Norfolk County Council. However we do review our prices each year and will certainly be looking at...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Museum very small, not a lot to see, filled an hour whilst raining. Steeps steps so not good for families with small children.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wrightclan12
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We visited during carnival week and the town was packed. However were the only people in the museum, we had promised our small children they could see the dinosaur bones and fossils and they were very excited. I was shocked when I went to pay,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gav3839
timet123, Curator at Cromer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Gav3839, thank you for your review. I am glad that you found the museum interesting but was sorry that you felt that we charged too much. We review our prices at the beginning of each season and will certainly consider what you have said...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

we made a short visit to seer this and how evocative it is, As ypou would expect hundreds of facts and displays. Very interesting and well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew-the-Herkes
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A small, but information packed museum about the history of Cromer from the dinosaurs etc. Also covers the detailed fishing history, explanation into the lifeboat and lots of interesting displays and artefacts. Interesting information about the church from Shipden, which is lost under the sea....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed 22 July 2018

From the outside you would expect the museum to be a typical seaside town museum namely a hall stuffed full of mouldy decrepit and smelly items - Not so at Cromer Museum!! One you've paid your admission, pass through a door and down a short...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DaveJC
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