The Museum of the Broads

The Museum of the Broads
The Staithe
NR12 9DA



General Information & Events


01692 581681

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Welcome to the historic Stalham Staithe.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads make up Britain’s largest area of wetland. Its lakes, marshes, and rivers are a haven for tourists and wildlife. See how people's working lives shaped the landscape, discover the boats of the Broads, and meet some local characters.

Take a river trip on our steam boat, 'Falcon', Tues, Wed, Thurs and events days. See website for full details.

We are family friendly with activities for children. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. Free entry to cafe and shop.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive, Transport heritage site

Opening hours

Easter-End of October
Daily 10.30-17.00

Admission charges

Adult £5, concession £4.50, Child £2.50, Family (2A +3C) £13

Getting there

Just off the A149 Great Yarmouth To North Walsham road. Brown Sign indicates turning.

Additional info

Disabled access, cafe, picnic area, toilets, Archive available via pre-booking, steam boat trips, annual exhibition.

Collection details

Inland Waterways, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Norfolk Broads - Broadland environment and history
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

A Wild Night at the Museum

  • 15 May 2015 6-8pm

Enjoy the Museum of the Broads for FREE after normal opening hours. Explore Broadland's Wildlife from this unique riverside setting. Make bird boxes, bird feeders, mini beast homes, and much much more with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.
Do all you can to encourage wildlife in your garden. Fun and activities for all ages.

See even more wildlife on a river trip on our steam boat, Falcon, (£3 adult, £2.50 child). Bring a picnic and make an evening of it. Make it Stalham!

Part of the North Norfolk Stories Festival for Museums at Night.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free entry to museum and free activities. Charge for steam boat rides: Adult £3, Child £2.50.


Getting there

Just off the A149 Great Yarmouth To North Walsham road. Brown Sign indicates turning.