Wymondham Heritage Museum

Wymondham Heritage Museum
10 The Bridewell
Norwich Road
NR18 0NS




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01953 600205

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Wymondham Heritage Museum
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This traditional and delightful museum brings together daily life and heroes and villains with great events from Wymondham's past. It also offers a lovely garden and a warm welcome.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1600
Closed 3 November-28 February

Admission charges

Adults £4
Concessions £3
Accompanied children £1
2 adults + 2 children £8
Under 5s free
Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion free

Look around late

2:45 to 3:45pm daily, £1.00 per person

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Natural Sciences, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Wymondham Soldiers 1911

Wymondham and World War One

  • 3 March — 1 November 2014 *on now

This display, presented in a series of panels, is part of the nationwide commemoration of the First World War Centenary which will describe the impact of the war on the inhabitants of Wymondham.

The life story of Harry Daniels, Norfolk’s first World War One Victoria Cross hero, who was born in Wymondham will be told. Also the experiences of Wymondham men in the Gallipoli campaign will be illustrated in their letters, diaries and photographs. Those who lost their lives, are all named on a display which shows where they are remembered in Wymondham and on memorials all over the world. Some are covered in more detail showing how their deaths affected their families and the community.

You can also find out about the local people who ran the Red Cross Hospital at Abbotsford, one of Wymondham’s finest houses and how the whole town raised money to help with its expenses.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Admission is included in the museum's normal admission prices.



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.
Church and School Wicklewood

Focus on Wicklewood 1914 - 2014

  • 3 March — 1 November 2014 *on now

Wicklewood Archive Group are presenting a portrait of their village for the museum covering the years 1914 - 2014.
In this centenary year it will feature the World War One village memorial and those remembered on it, as well as the church, the school, the re-opened windmill and the historic workhouse.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age


Admission is included in the museum's normal admission prices