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Norwich Castle

Norwich NR1 3JU, England
01603-49-36-25
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Interesting exhibits albeit a bit random

As you enter the castle you are pointed to the main hall... a great open area that has some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
micamira
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Hong Kong
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Nostalgic visit

I went with my wife to see the Nelson exhibition at the castle and it was superb,there were lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ding01954
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As you enter the castle you are pointed to the main hall... a great open area that has some displays with the history of the place. I recommend joining the free tour at noon as it'll definitely give you a much better background and insight...More

Thank micamira
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with my wife to see the Nelson exhibition at the castle and it was superb,there were lots of artefacts and information about Nelson and his life.The tricolour flag is huge and for me the bullet that killed him in a beautiful locket is...More

Thank ding01954
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the outside the castle is impressive but once inside I was generally disappointed as there is definitely a lack of interesting things associated with the castle to look or read about, there are a number of paintings,and relic from the past to look at...More

Thank nitramau
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Norwich Castle expecting a historical feast of display and medieval detail. Alas not. The exterior promises much but the interior doesn't deliver. The main hall is virtually bereft of display and detail and is the only room to visit. There is a café...More

Thank 1941bigjohn
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited late in the afternoon, when for the final hour, you can get in for £1.00 each, but we could have done with more time.. As well as the massive castle keep, and all its exhibits, and interactive displays, there is the lovely little...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An impressive castle to look at from outside, however inside is disappointing, there are excellent exhibitions within the castle but if your looking to visit because you enjoy walking round castles & going back in time you might be disappointed. Castle wise there is the...More

Thank summershopper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Husband and I married here on September 2nd and found it amazing! We will definitely return next year!

Thank DGSBLOMG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum to visit with lots to see. We paid a small fee, something like an additional £5 each to see the dungeons, you couldn't walk and browse but a guide sat and told you the history of them. I was under the impression being...More

Thank kfortnum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time at the Castle museum. Really enjoyed the Nelson exhibition. The rest of the museum was also top notch would highly recommend.

Thank jtye1910
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle has a lot of information for those interested in local history. There's also a section aimed at entertaining children. The castle itself is linked to a more modern building containing an enormous amount of artefacts about history throughout the ages. You could easily...More

Thank Melinda M
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Nicola M
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Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
No dogs, unless guide dogs I think,
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jjp2000uk
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Response from l0ribee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I should have mentioned - we had a 2 year old and pushchair with us!
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