A jewel of a museum in a lovely Georgian town
Set in a handsome, grade II listed townhouse on Swaffham’s Georgian Market Place, Swaffham Museum has elegant rooms housing rich collections and 21st century displays with lots for all the family to enjoy. Find out how Swaffham man Howard Carter discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamen and see remarkable archaeological finds from the local Swaffham area too. In school holidays, look out for family activities, with fun for all ages, and don’t miss the Symonds Doll Collection, which recreates characters from Shakespeare, Dickens and Tolkien.
The museum also includes temporary exhibitions and a library and archive (24 hour notice required). Local and family historians are welcome. Group discounts are available, please call for details.
Recommended length of visit: 1 to 1.5 hours
Visit their website for information about opening times, admission prices and facilities.