Museum Tour in Norwich, Norwich

Norwich is a large, wonderful city in England with many fascinating points of interest. If you want to know more about English culture and history, be sure to check out the following tour of Norwich’s most impressive museums.
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Museum Tour in Norwich Map

Guide Name: Museum Tour in Norwich
Guide Location: England » Norwich (See other walking tours in Norwich)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: Maia
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Dragon Hall

1) Dragon Hall (must see)

Dragon Hall is a Grade 1 listed medieval merchant's trading hall located in King Street, Norfolk close to the River Wensum. The Great Hall was built between 1427 and 1430, but some parts of the site, such as the undercroft, are older. Archaeological research has shown evidence of 1,000 years of human habitation on the site.

Dragon Hall was built by a merchant called Robert Toppes as the hub of his international trading empire. The Great Hall is the centre piece of the site with its...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

2) Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (must see)

Norwich Castle is a medieval royal fortification that was founded in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest of England when William the Conqueror (1066–1087) ordered its construction because he wished to have a fortified place in the important city of Norwich. It proved to be his only castle in East Anglia. It is one of the Norwich 12 heritage sites. The castle remains a museum and art gallery today and still contains many of its first exhibits, as well as many more recent ones.

Two...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum

3) Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum

Built in 1685, this museum is dedicated to the history of the county regiment, including the lives of soldiers, the World War, life in England and other historical facts. Its exhibitions include military equipment and other artifacts. A special tunnel will lead you to an exhibition of military memorabilia in this fascinating...   view more
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Strangers Hall Museum

4) Strangers Hall Museum (must see)

Erected in 1320 and one of the oldest and most fascinating buildings in the city, here guests can discover life from Tudor to Victorian times. Its wide variety of historic exhibitions are loaded with interesting information, including who the Strangers...   view more
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The Amber Room Museum

5) The Amber Room Museum

This unique and fascinating museum exhibits beautiful vintage amber, including earrings, bracelets and amulets. From Baltic goods to items from all over the world, you will also have the opportunity to see exclusive Stone Age amber at this wonderful...   view more
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Inspire Discovery Centre

6) Inspire Discovery Centre

Located in the former St. Michael’s Church, Inspire Discovery Centre contains many interesting science exhibits, including ones on the subject of gravity, recycling and even giant bubbles, a favorite attraction for children. While having fun with various exhibits, guests also have the opportunity to learn at this fascinating...   view more
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John Jarrold Printing Museum

7) John Jarrold Printing Museum (must see)

Overlooking the riverfront, the John Jarrold Printing Museum, established in 1980, is located in the former St. James Mill building. It contains a vast collection of printing machines, lithographic hand presses and films about the history of printing. Fascinating information about the first printed book, the Gutenberg Bible, is also found...   view more

Walking Tours in Norwich, England

Create Your Own Walk in Norwich

Create Your Own Walk in Norwich

Creating your own self-guided walk in Norwich is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Shopping Streets of Norwich

Shopping Streets of Norwich

Norwich is a wonderful city with streets containing many useful shops and street vendors. If you want to get a unique souvenir or walk down a beautiful street and buy some useful merchandise, take the following tour to discover Norwich’s most popular shopping.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Norwich contains many prominent landmarks to be proud of, including a very famous theater, the Cow Tower, several parks and other interesting attractions. The following tour guide will lead you to some of Norwich’s most significant historic landmarks.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Galleries Tour in Norwich

Galleries Tour in Norwich

Norwich is proud of its great number of cultural sites. Home to many art galleries, you can catch a glimpse of England’s rich artistic history here. Whether you wish to purchase a work of art or learn about its history, the following tour of Norwich’s best galleries will suit your desires.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Norwich Religious Buildings Tour

Norwich Religious Buildings Tour

Containing a wide assortment of churches and cathedrals, Norwich has much to be proud of when it comes to its religious heritage. Each one is beautifully decorated and has its own story to tell. Check out Norwich’s most fascinating religious edifices in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km