This fascinating and unique museum gives you the opportunity to meet the famous woolly mammoth, the elegant towering giraffe and other wonderful curiosities from the natural world.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm
Please check our website for Christmas opening dates.
Disabled access, baby changing facilities and gift shop.
Includes Natural history, geology, archaeology, local history and ethnography galleries
Archaeology, Architecture, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Industry, Land Transport, Music, Natural Sciences, Science and Technology, Social History, Trade and Commerce, Weapons and War, World Cultures
Key artists and exhibits
- Ogilvie Bird collection; anglo-saxon archaeology; roman archaeology; Victorian taxidermy; Rowland Ward taxidermy; Sikh heritage; Maharajah Duleep Singh; African heritage; geology; red crag fossils; coralline crag fossils; Norwich crag fossils; coprolite; Egyptian archaeology; Giraffe; Rhinoceros; Gorillas; Du Chaillu; Ice Age fossils; Woolly Mammoth
- 17 November 2017
Working with a local primary school, who will be doing a display in the hall at Christchurch Mansion and doing guided tours of their work as well as performances of poems that they have written.
- Family friendly