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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

One of Norwich’s most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Explore the Castle's history as a palace and later as a prison, and enjoy our fabulous collections of fine art, archaeology, and natural history as well as the Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum collections.

Homage to Manet: 31 January to 19 April 2015

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Homage to Manet is a major loan exhibition which explores the influence of one of the most important and controversial artists of modern times, the French artist Edouard Manet. The exhibition includes work by Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, John Singer Sargent, Philip Wilson Steer, Walter Sickert, Gwen John, William Orpen, Vanessa Bell, Laura Knight and Alfred Munnings.


Norwich Castle Spring What's On

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Get your spring visit to the Castle in your diary now. Click here for our Spring 2015 What's On, covering events in the Norwich Museums from January to April.


For news of all the Castle’s autumn events, click here to download our Whats On brochure.

ARTIST ROOMS: Jeff Koons, 9 May to 6 September 2015

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Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most important, influential, popular and controversial artists of our time. He is famous for iconic works such as Puppy, a forty foot sculpture which stands outside the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

This exhibition will be the only chance to see Jeff Koons’ work in the UK in 2015 and includes some of his best known pieces such as Winter Bears, 1988. The exhibition has made it into CNN’s list of top 19 events ‘worth travelling for’.

Advance tickets are on sale now for the period 8-24 May – click here to book your place!

Adult £6
Concession £5
(registered disabled, jobseekers, over 65s and full-time students)
Child £4 (4-18 years)

Jeff Koons ARTIST ROOMS On Tour is a partnership with Arts Council England and the Art Fund, making available the ARTIST ROOMS collection to galleries throughout the UK.


In partnership with the Norfolk & Norwich Festival


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The watercolour gallery is amazing, the colours are so fresh. For someone living in Manchester I did not realise what an extensive collection of pictures you have.

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