Free access to over a million exhibits from the Castle’s six stored collections. Through private viewings visitors have access with a curator to collections from; Archaeology, Costume and Textile, Decorative Art, Fine Art, Natural History and the Royal Norfolk Regimental Collection.
Cabinets of birds, over 1000 shoes, 18thC glass, thousands of watercolours, soldiers’ diaries, archaeological finds and much more.
The Costume and Textile collection in particular has probably the second to third largest collection of clothing, accessories, underwear and work wear in the UK with over 40,000 items.
Entry is appointment only. Making an appointment is easy, there’s no waiting list or fee (except groups of 5 or more)
Educational/group visits welcome.
Please call 01603 493625 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday to make an appointment.
Closed weekends and all public holidays.
The Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich NR1 3JU
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