Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now it’s a museum and art gallery, packed with treasures to inspire and intrigue the whole family.
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Explore the magnificent stone keep, see the really deep well and wonderful suits of armour. Peep into the giant model of the castle and find out how it all looked at the time of Henry I. In the Boudica gallery, kids will love to ride the replica chariot into battle against the Romans.
There are fascinating galleries about the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and the Ancient Egyptians. Don’t miss the Egyptian mummy and the hoards of ancient coins. Go wild in the Natural History galleries where you can discover exotic animals, Victorian taxidermy, modern geology, fossils, botany and butterflies. Enjoy superb displays of fine art, including the best collection anywhere from the Norwich School of Artists as well as Modern Art and specialist exhibitions. The Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum display reveals the stories of soldiers over 300 years.
Round off your great day out with a tour of the battlements and dungeons, a homemade treat from the café and a visit to gift shop.