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Key Stages 1 and 2

Join us for immersive museum-based events! Find a link to our current programme on the main page.

Minimum fees apply – please see the current programme for up-to-date information on individual events.

As an alternative to a museum visit, we’re offering paid-for digital programmes based on some of our most popular events. 

For more information, enquiries and bookings contact our Norwich Bookings Coordinator at or call 01603 493636.

Please note that Strangers' Hall is closed for its annual deep clean for the first half of the spring term. If you're interested in booking for Toys in the Past at the Museum of Norwich during this time, please contact us. Other school events are available at Strangers' Hall after February half-term.

Toys in the Past Life at the Time of the Great Fire of LondonChristmas at Strangers' Hall | Remaking the MansionTudor Norwich at the time of Kett's Rebellion | Tudor Norwich: A place of sanctuary?

Key Stage 1

10am-12 noon, £3.50 per pupil (unless otherwise stated). Minimum fees may apply.

Toys in the Past

Discover how toys in the past were different from those of today. Become apprentices and meet the master toymaker. Visit our galleries and make your own toy to take home.

Life at the Time of the Great Fire of London

What was life like in the 1660s at the time of the Great Fire? Find out by examining artefacts and exploring rooms furnished in the style of the period.

Christmas at Strangers' Hall

Celebrate Christmas Victorian-style! Meet members of the Bolingbroke family and explore their home. Make a Christmas craft and listen to their favourite Christmas tales.

Key Stage 2

Remaking the Mansion: A Strangers' Hall maths investigation

10am-2pm, £5 per pupil. Minimum fees may apply.

Strangers’ Hall has a new mistress, and she wants to remodel the rooms! Become apprentices and meet members of the household and tradesmen. Use numbers, statistics, geometry and measuring skills to help with the work.

Tudor Norwich at the time of Kett's Rebellion

10am-2pm, £5 per pupil. Minimum fees may apply.

The year is 1550 and the Mayor has thwarted Kett’s Rebellion. Meet different characters and find out about their different opinions of the uprising. Try on authentic Tudor costumes and make your own piece of weaving to take home.

Tudor Norwich: A place of sanctuary?

10am-2pm, £5 per pupil. Minimum fees may apply.

1565, Norwich: the mayor and city authorities have invited foreign refugees from the Low Countries to live and work in the city. Meet four citizens of Norwich and find out what they think about the arrival of the 'Strangers'.