Event days

Family Events

Discovery Thursdays

On Thursdays during the school holidays, drop in between 10am and 1pm for a mix of history, crafts and science for families to enjoy. You might meet costumed characters, handle historic objects or find craft activities to do. Activities are free with museum admission.

  • Thursday 2 August - Victorians

School might be out for the summer, but why not join us to experience what it would have been like to be taught in a Victorian school room? Get your copy books and slates at the ready! There is a host of Victorian style games to take part in, and of course you can handle Victorian objects from our collection too.

  • Thursday 9 August - Archaeology

Join the team at Lynn Museum as they dig a little deeper to find out about our past. Our Archaeology family event is filled with fun activities for all who are interested in what might be buried beneath our feet.

  • Thursday 16 August - Romans

Meet costumed characters, handle real ancient artefacts, learn all about Roman food, and make some fun crafts to take home with you.

  • Thursday 23 August - Maritime

Uncover the secrets of whaling ships which embarked on journeys around the world, from right here in King's Lynn.

  • Thursday 30 August - Prehistory

Learn about the Bronze Age people who constructed the mysterious Seahenge. 

Special events

The Lynn Museum celebrates local and national events by delving deeper into a specific theme or part of our cultural heritage. Activities are free with museum admission, unless otherwise stated.

  • ’40s Lynn- Sunday 22 July 10am-4pm

Join us for King's Lynn's annual 1940s event. Enjoy free admission to the museum as well as a range of activities.

  • Norfolk Day - Friday 27 July 10am-12.30pm

Celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day with us as we honour King's Lynn's Frederick Savage and his fantastic fairground.

  • Heritage Open Day - Sunday 16 September 10am-4pm

Join us for England's biggest heritage festival, where we will be offering free admission to all visitors.


Advance booking

Telephone: 01553 775001

Email: lynnmuseum@norfolk.gov.uk

Online: www.artickets.org.uk