Lynn Museum

Lynn Museum
Market Street
King's Lynn
PE30 1NL

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01553 775001

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Visit the home of Seahenge - the astonishing Bronze Age timber circle uncovered on a Norfolk beach. Learn how these ancient timbers amazingly survived for 4,000 years and about the people who crafted them. Browse around the 'West Norfolk Story', imagine yourself a pilgrim in the thriving medieval port of King's Lynn or riding a colourful galloper in a Victorian fairground. Lots of activities for all the family, including a free audio guide.

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Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Please telephone for opening times over Christmas and New Year.

Admission charges

Adult: £3.95
Concession*: £3.40
Young Person (4-16): £2.30
Museums Pass holders, Friends of Lynn and under 4s free. Discounts for groups, ring 01553 780980 for details.

*Concession: Visitors with disability, unwaged, over 65's and students.

Free admission for all visitors from October - March.


  • Museums Association

Collection details

Archaeology, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Archives, Science and Technology, Social History, Maritime

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
King's Lynn and the First World War exhibition

King's Lynn and the First World War Exhibition

  • 9 August 2014 — 6 June 2015 *on now

An exhibition exploring the effects of the First World War on the people of West Norfolk.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free admission October - March

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.

Christmas Long Ago

  • 6 December 2014 10am-4pm

Meet costumed characters and make a pinecone bird feeder.

Suitable for

  • Any age


£2 or £1.50 for Friends and Museum Pass holders (includes museum admission)

Teapot shop sign on display at Lynn Museum

Lynn Museum Coffee Morning

  • 17 December 2014 10:30am-12pm

Join us for our last Lynn Museum Coffee Morning of 2014 with a Christmas theme. Sample festive inspired traditional cakes and look through the museums collection of Christmas decorations. Try making an orange pomander ball to decorate your tree.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Museum admission free. Cake and hot drink £1

Elizabeth I

  • 14 January 2015 2:30-3:30pm

Rachel Duffield talks about Elizabeth I


£2.00 includes museum admission. Friends of Lynn Museum and Museum Passholders Free.
Call 01553 775001 to book.

Muirhead-Bone, First World War Artist

  • 11 February 2015 2:30-3:30pm

Oliver Bone Curator at Lynn and Thetford Museums will give a talk on the 1st World War artist Muirhead-Bone.


£2.00 includes Museum admission. Friends of Lynn Museum and Museum passholders free.
Call 01553 775001 to book