Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Museum of Norfolk Life

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

Opening Times
Sunday 8 March – Saturday 24 October 2015 10am to 5pm
Sunday 25 October – Sunday 1 November 2015 10am to 4pm
Monday 15 February – Friday 19 February 2016 10am to 4pm
The museum is closed at all other times except for school visits and special events.

Admission charges

Ticket prices:
Adult: £10.50
Concession £9.50
Concession for visitors with disability, unwaged, over 65s or those in full time education.
Young People (4-18): £7.50
Family ticket (1 adult + all children) £22.00
Family ticket (2 adults + all children) £30.00
Free admission for Norfolk Museums Pass holders, Friends of Gressenhall, and children under 4. Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free.
Discounts for groups.
Please note, we do not allow dogs, other than assistance dogs, on site. We would also strongly recommend that animals are not left in locked cars.
We also offer free admission to the Museum Shop and Mardlers’ Rest Café on all non-event days. For a list of event days, please see our Event Calendar.


  • 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


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



General enquiries


Enquiries and bookings

01362 860563

24 hour info line

01362 869263


01362 860385

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.