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Norwich Castle

Norwich NR1 3JU, England
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Lovely environment, very informative about the history of Norwich and other historical facts from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louise S
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Great experience

Surprisingly I managed to convince my teens to visit Norwich Casttle and they thanked us for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laurence D
Cestas, Aquitaine, France
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Built as a Norman Royal Palace and once a prison, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery is packed with treasures, including fabulous fine art, archaeology, an Ancient Egypt gallery, and natural history. Find out about the Castle's own history in our awe-inspiring Castle Keep.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Norwich NR1 3JU, England

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely environment, very informative about the history of Norwich and other historical facts from the past. Lots of interaction for the children to do. Loved the architecture to.

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Surprisingly I managed to convince my teens to visit Norwich Casttle and they thanked us for the experience. The temporary exhibition on Nelson and Norfolk was splendid, the art gallery was very good and the egypt and war cabinets were very very interesting. We missed...More

Thank Laurence D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well laid out, info points. Nothing to climb on! Great history of the jail and locals shipped to Australia

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The registrars were excellent and the castle ceremony room was wonderful. Plenty of seats for 50 guests and beautiful flower decorations.

Thank Doveinlove45
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our 3 year old loved every second. So much to do especially during the summer holidays. We really enjoyed the pirate hat making, the sea monster making and the dress-up photo areas. We've been during term time too, and even then there's so much to...More

Thank rooreynolds
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the greatest Norman Castles in Europe. Wonderfully preserved and looks stunning. A host of galleries inside. A really family friendly place.

Thank colin981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for an open evening some time ago. What a fantas5ic night! All free and we had a good look at all the exhibits. There were loads of activities and the castle itself is fantastic. Informative staff and a nice cafe. All in all...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle was beautiful and so much to see inside. It was a lovely experience that made our visit very special

Thank debrabarber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Norwich Castle is a bit unique it's certainly old but has many modern up to date facility's, anyone who thinks they can get around in an hour must have just gone into the entrance lobby then turned back!!! this place has so many exhibits that...More

Thank IanT-FoodMonster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a bit worried about some of the reviews for Norwich Castle but I genuinely don't understand how anyone could get round this place in less than an hour. Positives Clean Well set out Napoleon exhibit Prison history Holiday activities for the kids Boudicca...More

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9 August 2017|
Response from frankart_10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I remember seeing several
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Response from Jyccyj | Reviewed this property |
I don't think dogs are allowed inside the castle but probably in the grounds. The castle is accessed by steps and lift from a public thoroughfare where there are seats and people have dogs on leads.