The most exciting way
to visit the museum is through Norwich
Castle via a spiral staircase and tunnel
built in the 1830's for prisoners to be
taken to court in the Shirehall. The latter
part of this route is a reconstructed First
World War Communication trench. Those of
a nervous disposition may find this route
frightening and the stairs are not suitable
for pushchairs. The alternative is
to arrive directly at the front of the
Museum on Market Avenue.
We are conscious that
most visitors like to engage with displays
that they are able to handle. While much
of the collection is too fragile to have
on open display there are some larger
exhibits that are free standing including
a 'Please touch' display, a drum to bang,
a periscope to spy with and a modern
day soldier's pack to try on.
Every school holiday
there are drop in activities for children.
These vary depending on current exhibitions