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
Stars and Planets in the Astrodome
- 5 August 2014 10:30am-4pm
Drop-in and have some hands-on fun at the museum! Use microscopes, video cameras and other technology to uncover the secrets of some of the museum objects and work with experts to crack some unsolved mysteries.
Come along and find out about stars and planets in the Astrodome!
Taking place at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:00.
- Any age
£3.00 per person. Bookable.
Bugs and Butterflies
- 26 August 2014 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:30-3:30pm
Drop-in and have some hands-on fun in the discovery room! Use microscopes, video cameras and other technology to uncover the secrets of some of the museum objects and work with experts to crack some unsolved mysteries.
Find out all about bugs and butterflies at this summer holiday activity!
- Any age
£2.00 per child.