Cromer Museum

Exterior view of Cromer Museum on a sunny day
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Explore this cosy Victorian fisherman's cottage and imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end of the 19th century.

Delve into the 'Old Cromer' Gallery and learn about the lost village of Shipden and Cromer's coal ships. Discover Cromer's history as a Victorian seaside resort with its fine hotels and scandalous mixed bathing. Learn about the daring rescues of Henry Blogg and the Cromer lifeboatmen. Visit the Geology Gallery to see an amazing collection of fossils, including bones from the famous West Runton elephant.

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Opening hours

April – 31 October 2014
Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday 12 noon – 4pm Sunday 1 – 4pm
Closed from 1 November 2014 – re-opening 3 March 2015

Admission charges

Prices subject to change.
Adult £4.00, Conc.* £3.20
Young People (4-18) £2.50
Family ticket (1 adult + all children) £6.75
Family ticket (2 adults + all children) £9.75

*Concessions for visitors with disability, unwaged, over 65s or in full-time education.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Maritime, Natural Sciences, Social History

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Blood on the Beach: A 1950s Murder Mystery

  • 14 May 2016 8:30-9:30pm

To discover the truth behind the terrible fate of Professor Cecil Hunter, a visiting fossil hunter who has gone missing before his lecture…Meet colourful characters, along your way as you investigate and find clues around the town to help solve this murder so foul.
Booking is essential. This event is in partnership with RNLI Henry Blogg Museum and is part of the North Norfolk Stories Festival.

Suitable for

  • 18+


Cromer Museum
Tucker Street
NR27 9HB


Pre-book by emailing


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Seaside Holidays in the Past

A downloadable collection of photographs of Cromer as a seaside holiday resort from the Victorian period through to the 1970s.
Suitable for Key Stage 1.


  • Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service


  • Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service

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Cromer Museum
East Cottages
Tucker Street
NR27 9HB




01263 513543

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