Cromer Museum

Exterior view of Cromer Museum on a sunny day
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Explore this cosy Victorian fisherman's cottage and imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end of the 19th century.

Delve into the 'Old Cromer' Gallery and learn about the lost village of Shipden and Cromer's coal ships. Discover Cromer's history as a Victorian seaside resort with its fine hotels and scandalous mixed bathing. Learn about the daring rescues of Henry Blogg and the Cromer lifeboatmen. Visit the Geology Gallery to see an amazing collection of fossils, including bones from the famous West Runton elephant.

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Opening hours

Open 1st March 2018 – 31st October 2018
Re-opens after winter closure 1st March 2019
Monday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday & Sunday 12:00 – 16:00

Admission charges

Adult £4.30
Concession £4.10
Young Person £3.65
Family + 2 adults £15.10
Family + 1 adult £11.35

*Concessions for visitors with disability, unwaged, over 65s or in full-time education.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Maritime, Natural Sciences, Social History

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Museums at Night: Mini Monsters

  • 18 May 2019 6-9pm

Discover the beasts that roamed the Norfolk coast millions of years ago; get hands on with real life mini-monsters and have your face painted like your favourite creature.

Suitable for

  • Any age



For more information please contact 01263 513543 or email

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Seaside Holidays in the Past

A downloadable collection of photographs of Cromer as a seaside holiday resort from the Victorian period through to the 1970s.
Suitable for Key Stage 1.


  • Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service


  • Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service

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Cromer Museum
East Cottages
Tucker Street
NR27 9HB




01263 513543

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