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Museum clubs

Our clubs will return when the museum reopens.

Mini Museum Club

Special activities for children under 5. Explore the museum, try crafts, sing songs and have fun. Older siblings welcome too!

Last Thursday of each month (except December), 10.30-11.30am.

50p per child, accompanying adults are free.

History Club

After-school club for children aged 6 to 11 years old. Explore history through hands on activities including handling real historical artefacts, meeting costumed characters and going behind the scenes at the museum.

Every Wednesday during term time, 4-5.15pm. We ask children to commit to a half term at a time. 

For further information call 01842 752599.

To add your child’s name to the enrolment list please email ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk

Free membership

Teenage History Club

Free after school club for teenagers aged 12 and over. Explore history and museum related activities such as film making, curating and costumed events. Projects are decided by the group – in the past they have included a First World War Murder Mystery, an exhibition exploring LGBTQ+ history and creating an escape room.

Every Friday during term time, 4-6pm. 

For further information call 01842 752599.

To add your name to the enrolment list please email ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk

Free membership

Knit and Knatter

Join us to knit, knatter and have a cup of tea or coffee.

First Tuesday of each month (except August and December), 10.30am-12 noon.

Price: £2 or £1 for members.

Mardle and Make

Bring your craft projects and spend some time working on them in good company with a cup of tea or coffee.

First Tuesday of each month (except August and December), 1.30-3.30pm.

Price: £2 or £1 for members.

Learn to Spin

If you would like to learn how to spin yarn on a traditional spinning wheel, contact the museum either by calling 01842 752599 or emailing ancienthouse@norfolk.gov.uk