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Norwich Castle

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.

For more information, please contact our friendly museum staff on 01603 493625 or email

Norwich Castle Highlights

See below for news on displays, major exhibitions, and current highlights.

Winter and Spring What’s On brochure – Out Now!

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The much anticipated What’s On leaflet for Norwich Museums is out now! Click here or on the image to download your copy, for the low-down on our new, exciting exhibition, A Viking’s Guide to Deadly Dragons as well as holiday activities, Tuesday Talks and lots, lots more!

To keep abreast of events at all the museums, sign up to our regular e-bulletins here.




New Edith Cavell Display

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See our new display dedicated to local heroine Edith Cavell, the British nurse executed 100 years ago for helping British and Allied troops escape from occupied Belgium.  





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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.