Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Museum of Norfolk Life

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Museum of Norfolk Life
NR20 4DR

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014



General enquiries


Enquiries and bookings

01362 860563

24 hour info line

01362 869263


01362 860385

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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
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Gressenhall brings together a museum, traditional farm, historic workhouse and beautiful grounds. Explore atmospheric shops and homes, stunning displays and a treasure trove of fascinating objects.

Venue Type:

Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site, Agricultural site

Opening hours

<b>11 March – 27 October 2012</b>
10am – 5pm
<b>28 October - 4 November & 22 February 2013<b>
10am - 4pm
Closed: November - February, except for school visits and special events.

Admission charges

Adult: £9.90
Concession*: £8.60
Young Person (4-16): £6.50
Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall and under 4s free and carers. Discounts for groups.

<em>*Disabled visitors, over 60s and students.</em>


  • Museums Association

Additional info

6 wheelchairs are available free, for use by visitors. The museum offers group discounts plus special deals for play groups and older people in care homes and day centres.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Personalities, Photography, Science and Technology, Social History, Toys and Hobbies

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.
Sepia shot of World War one soldier, nurse and young woman

Annie's War

  • 17 June 2014 — 27 July 2018 *on now

'Annie's War' is an event for schools that offers an active exploration of life in Norfolk during World War I, seen through the eyes of a local girl. Meet Gracie the Nurse and discover how she cares for wounded troops. Work alongside Olive the Landswoman out in the fields with our Suffolk Punch Horses. Experience an Edwardian school lesson and discover how the Great War even reached the classroom. Listen to stories from the trenches told by Jack the Solider and handle some of his kit. Come together with the rest of the village to raise money for troops with a good old-fashioned sing song and magic lantern show.

Suitable for

  • 7-10


£4.50 per child
Bursaries available to schools for pilot events in July 2014