448th Bomb Group Collection / Seething WWII USAAF Control Tower

448th BG Collection, Stanmare, Seething St, Seething; Seething Control Tower, Toad Lane, Seething .
Norwich NR15 1AL


Seething Control Tower is a restored WWII control tower. The 448th Bomb Group flew B24 Liberator Bombers on 262 Mission and 500 men lost from November to June. We have lots of memorabilia, displays and the 448th BG collection consisting of large collection of photographs and albums of 448th veterans stories/war diaries.

93rd Bomb Group Museum

Station 104, Topcroft
Norwich NR15 2PP


Located in original Nissen (Quonset) huts which formed part of the communal site for the 329th Bomb Squadron on the airfield, the museums exhibits range from displays of Second World War memorabilia to items of aviation archaeology. These include engines and sections of undercarriage.

Binham Priory

Langham Road
Fakenham NR21 0DW


The Priory church of St Mary and the Holy Cross in Binham, is a village parish church, but its ruins, precinct walls and gatehouse tell a different story. This was the site of a Benedictine monastery, founded in 1091 as a cell of St Albans Abbey by Peter de Valoines, a nephew of William the Conqueror. The Priory has had an amazing history.

Blickling Estate - National Trust

Blickling, Nr. Aylsham
Norwich NR11 6NF


Blickling has been at the heart of this north Norfolk community since the 16th century. One of the most imposing and complete country estates in Norfolk, it offers you a glimpse into the lives of those who lived and worked above and below stairs. The estate is a treasure trove of romantic buildings, beautiful gardens, and landscaped park.

Brancaster Estate - National Trust

Brancaster Millennium Activity Centre, Dial House, Brancaster Staithe
King's Lynn PE31 8BW


Extensive coastal area around the fishing village of Brancaster Staithe, famous for wild birds. As well as the site of the Roman fort of Branodunum and Scolt Head Island (to which there is a private ferry service), there are tidal mud and sandflats and saltmarshes to explore.

Carrow House Costume & Textile Study Centre

301 King Street
Norwich NR1 2TN


Carrow House is a specialist study centre offering exceptional facilities for anyone interested in costume and textiles. Carrow is home to one of the UK's largest collections of period dress, textiles, accessories, needle crafts and home furnishings. The collection comprises over 25,000 items.

Castle Acre Priory - English Heritage

Castle Acre
Swaffham PE32 2XD


One of the largest and best preserved monastic sites in England, the foundation of Castle Acre Priory in about 1090 sprang directly from a visit by William de Warenne II and his wife Gundrada to the great French monastery of Cluny. So impressed were they by its beauty and holiness that they vowed to introduce the Cluniac order of monks to England. There is much more to see at the priory, including the substantial remains of many of the buildings round the cloister.

Cathedral of St John the Baptist

Cathedral House, Unthank Road
Norwich NR2 2PA


One of the finest examples of Victorian Gothic architecture in England. Norwich's Catholic Cathedral was gifted to the city of Norwich by Henry Fitzalan Howard, the 15th Duke of Norfolk, providing a new centre of worship for the Catholic community in Norwich.

City Hall

Norwich City Council, City Hall
Norwich NR2 1NH


One of the finest municipal buildings of the inter-war period in England. During the 19th century the city's civic offices were housed in the medieval Guildhall and a range of old buildings located in what is now the Market Place. With developments in local government duties it became clear these premises were unsuitable.

Dragon Hall

115-123 King Street
Norwich NR1 1QE


The City of Norwich is renowned for its wealth of historic buildings - from the Norman Castle and Cathedral to the Victorian railway station and Shire Hall to name but a few. Dragon Hall is a magnificent medieval trading hall, dating from around 1430, newly refurbished and restored.

Elizabethan House Museum - National Trust

4 South Quay
Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH


Experience the lives of families who lived in this splendid 16th century quayside house from Tudor to Victorian times. Discover Victorian life 'upstairs and downstairs' and find out what it was really like to work in the kitchen and scullery. Decide for yourself if the death of Charles I was plotted in the Conspiracy Room.

Fakenham Museum of Gas & Local History

Hempton Road
Fakenham NR21 7LA


The Fakenham Museum of Gas and Local History is the only surviving town gasworks in England and Wales, complete with all equipment used for the manufacture of gas from coal: retorts, condenser, purifiers, meter and gasholder. The museum is housed in the town's former gasworks, which ceased production of gas from the heating of coal in 1965 following the discovery of Natural Gas in the North Sea.

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate - National Trust

Norwich NR11 8PR


One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia. The Hall contains its original 18th-century furniture, one of the largest collections of Grand Tour paintings by a single artist, and an outstanding library.

Great Hospital, The

Norwich NR1 4EL


An exceptional set of medieval hospital buildings, in continuous use for more than 750 years. The Great Hospital was established when Bishop Walter de Suffield decided to found a hospital for elderly clergy, poor scholars and the sick poor.

Great Yarmouth Row of Houses & Greyfriars' Cloisters - English Heritage

No 8, Row 117, South Quay
Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG


Dating from 1603, this wealthy merchant's house with fine plaster ceilings was later divided into two tenements. It is displayed to show the living conditions of the Victorian families that occupied the house shortly after its division.

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, Museum of Norfolk Life

Dereham NR20 4DR


Gressenhall brings together a museum, traditional farm, historic workhouse and beautiful grounds. Explore atmospheric shops and homes, stunning displays and a treasure trove of fascinating objects.

Grime's Graves Prehistoric Flint Mine - English Heritage

Brandon IP26 5DE


Grime's Graves is the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain. A grassy lunar landscape of over 400 shafts, pits, quarries and spoil dumps, they were first named Grim's Graves - meaning the pagan god Grim's quarries, or 'the Devil's holes' - by the Anglo-Saxons.

Guildhall, The

Gaol Hill
Norwich NR2 1JS


England's largest and most elaborate provincial medieval city hall, Norwich Guildhall was the centre of city government from the early 15th century until its replacement by City Hall in 1938. The exterior provides an excellent example of the flint work that the city is so famous for. The east end of the building was reconstructed in the 16th century and is crafted from alternate squares of faced flint and ashlar stone, giving the building its chequered effect. As well as various courts, a prison and a chapel the building contained facilities for accounting and tax collection, accommodation for civic officials (it remains the home of the Sheriff's parlour today) and storage space for records, money and civic regalia. The Assembly Chamber (or Sheriff's Court) was designed for meetings of the full medieval council.

Hungate Medieval Art

St Peter Hungate Princes Street
Norwich NR3 1AE


Hungate Medieval Art is a centre for the appreciation of medieval art located in the heart of Britain's most complete medieval city, Norwich. Hungate Medieval Art aims to promote Norfolk's medieval heritage. In particular, the charity is concerned with the medieval art hidden in the county's parish churches.

Mo: Sheringham Museum, The

Lifeboat Plain
Sheringham NR26 8BP


The Mo: Sheringham Museum is a stunning museum, located right on the seafront in Sheringham. The museum has a beautiful collection of fishing boats, crab boats and lifeboats. Collections: Displays of local Sheringham history including boat building, lifeboats, fishing, the 'Weybourne Elephant' (1.5 million years old), leisure in Sheringham, the Upcher family, the war years, beach finds, the art of local people, art relating to the town, flint picking. In the museums research room we hold a digital copy of our photographic archive of around 2500 images and a collections database.

Muckleburgh Collection

Weybourne Military Camp
Weybourne NR25 7EG


The Muckleburgh Collection isthe UK's largest privately owned working military collection with 25 Tanks all in working order.

Museum of the Broads, The

The Staithe
Stalham NR12 9DA


The Broads, one of England's unique landscapes, was formed by medieval peat diggings which became shallow lakes. Today they are a haven for both wildlife and holidaymakers, but behind the tourist industry lies a myriad of traditional ways of working and living.

North Norfolk Railway

Sheringham Station, Station Approach
Sheringham NR26 8RA


The North Norfolk Railway is a working museum, providing an insight into railway transport in East Anglia over the last 130 years or so. Trains run, as per timetable, between Sheringham and Holt, a distance of 5 1/4 miles. Collections: The working collection includes everything on the railway, including locomotives, coaches, wagons, signals and signalboxes, stations and other buildings, right down to the large collection of original signs.

Norwich 12

Norwich HEART, The Guildhall, PO Box 3130
Norwich NR2 1XR


Norwich 12 is the UK's finest collection of individually outstanding heritage buildings spanning the Norman, medieval, Georgian, Victorian and modern eras. The group consists of: Norwich Castle, Norwich Cathedral, The Great Hospital, The Halls - St Andrew's and Blackfriars', The Guildhall, Dragon Hall, The Assembly House, St James Mill, St John's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Surrey House, City Hall and The Forum. Individually each building is exceptional, but seen as a group they form an internationally important showcase of English urban and cultural development over the last millennium.

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Norwich Castle
Norwich NR1 3JQ


One of the city's most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a museum and art gallery, the castle is packed with treasures to inspire and intrigue visitors of all ages.

Norwich Cathedral

12 The Close
Norwich NR1 4DH


For over 900 years the awesome beauty of this Norman building has reached out and touched people. The Cathedral's architecture is justly famous, its history fascinating and its collection of art and objects outstanding.

Oxburgh Hall - National Trust

nr King's Lynn PE33 9PS


15th-century moated manor house: * Secret doors and priest hole * Mary Queen of Scots embroideries * Bedingfeld family, still in residence after 500yrs * Magnificent Tudor gatehouse * French parterre.

Row 111 House (Great Yarmouth Row Houses) - English Heritage

Nos 6-8, Row 111, South Quay
Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG


An early 17th century Merchants House, later divided into three tenements. Displayed to show the living conditions of the last occupents in the late 1930s and early World War Two.

Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Museum - RAFADRM

Royal Air Force Neatishead
Norwich NR12 8YB


Discover the top secret world of Radar at the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. Established in 1941 the base at Neatishead has remained pivotal in Air Defence from WWII right through the Cold War and it still remains an operational RAF station even today. Collections: A unique collection of original, signed, RAF Sation and Unit Badges. The original 'Cold War' Operations Room used by the RAF until 1993.

Sheringham Park - National Trust

Sheringham Park
Upper Sheringham NR26 8TL

Wander through Sheringham Park and you'll discover why it became the personal favourite of its designer, Humphry Repton. Visit the Repton exhibition to see the story of his 1812 design during a turbulent period of history.

Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, The

Education Department, The College, Knight street, Walsingham
Walsingham NR22 6EF


The Shrine Church is situated in beautiful grounds close to the centre of the medieval village of Little Walsingham. Built in the 20th century, the Shrine Church is where the Holy House is located - a replica of the home in Nazareth of Joseph, Mary and Jesus (the Holy Family) - and where the Guardians of the Shrine have their stalls. This modern church reminds us of unbroken pilgrimage to the site for about a thousand years.

St Andrew's & Blackfriars' Halls

St Andrew's Plain
Norwich NR3 1AU


The only English friary to survive intact from the medieval period. The Halls were built over 600 years ago and were part of the medieval precinct of the Dominican or Black Friars. The layout is typical of a medieval English friary church, including a large nave (St Andrew's) used for preaching to congregations and a smaller chancel (Blackfriars'), where the friars held services. St Andrew's Hall has an impressive hammer beam roof, a gift of the Paston family, whose townhouse was in nearby Elm Hill.

St James Mill

Norwich NR3 1SH


The quintessential English Industrial Revolution mill. A Grade I listed building, St James Mill was built on a site originally occupied by the White Friars (or Carmelite Friars). The friars made many additions to their original site, building an impressive church of almost 68 metres (225 feet) in length.

St Seraphim

Station Rd
Walsingham NR22 6DG


St Seraphim's Icon and Railway Heritage Museum incorporates St Seraphim's Chapel, which was founded in 1967 for the Orthodox community. It was converted in a former railway station, which opened in 1857.

Strangers' Hall

Charing Cross
Norwich NR2 4AL


Explore one of the oldest and most fascinating buildings in Norwich. Home to wealthy merchants and Mayors when Norwich was in its heyday, this beautifully preserved building dates back to 1320.

Time & Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life

Blackfriars Road
Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX


Come and explore this museum housed in a converted Victorian herring curing works and take an exciting journey into the past. Discover Great Yarmouth's fascinating history, its rich maritime and fishing heritage and some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea. Wander through a Victorian 'Row' and see inside a fisherman's home.

Walsingham Abbey Grounds & Shirehall Museum

Common Place
Little Walsingham NR22 6BP


A place of pilgrimage since the 11th century, ruins of medieval priory, river and woodland walks leading into unspoilt woods and parkland famous for spectacular snowdrops in early spring. The Shirehall Museum houses an original Georgian courthouse, in use until 1971, displays on the history of Walsingham, local photographs and artefacts.

Wolterton & Mannington Estate

Mannington Hall
Norwich NR11 7BB


The gardens around this medieval moated manor house feature a wide variety of plants, trees (around 50 varieties) and shrubs in many different settings. Throughout the gardens are thousands of roses especially classic varieties. In the Heritage and Modern Rose Gardens are roses in areas with designs reflecting their date of origin from the 15th century to the present day.

Wymondham Heritage Museum

10 The Bridewell, Norwich Road
Wymondham NR18 0NS


This traditional and delightful museum brings together daily life and heroes and villains with great events from Wymondham's past. It also offers a lovely garden and a warm welcome.