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Museum of the Broads

The Poor's Staithe, Stalham, Norwich, NR12 9DA

The only museum of Broadland life, telling the stories of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.

Meet characters and wildlife, discover how the Broads were made, see iconic boats, enjoy activities for all ages and take a boat trip into this unique, watery landscape.

Families and dogs welcome!

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Opening Times


10.00 - 15.00


10.00 - 15.00


10.00 - 15.00 (July to September)


10.00 - 15.00


Museum Entry

Adult (18+)


Young Adult (13 - 18)


Child (Under 12)


Boats - 50 mins

Adult (18+)


Child/Young Adult (4 - 18)


Dogs - boarding at discretion of the helm


Boats - 30 mins

Adult (18+)


Child/Yound Adult (4 - 18)


Dogs - boarding at discretion of the helm




Car Parking

Picnic Site

Baby Changing

Disabled Access


Dog Friendly

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