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Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum, Dereham

(5/5 based on 10+ reviews on the web)
From academic beginnings in 1953, the Dereham Antiquarian Society is now a friendly group of people who have a shared interest in the history of Dereham and the surrounding areas. Society members act as volunteer stewards in the Museum and manage the archive collection. Registered Educational Charity (No.293648)

The Society incorporates the Cowper Society of Dereham. There is traditionally a William Cowper evening, around the anniversary of the poet’s death on 25th April 1800. The Arcadian Club, which studies the life and works of the local antiquarian Dr Augustus Jessopp, has also been incorporated into the Dereham Antiquarian Society.
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  • This Museum is a real gem. Good for locals and visitors alike. Also v good if you have ancestors from Dereham, staff are knowledgable and helpful. There is a Facebook group site too. 
  • Bishop Bonners cottage is misleading this "LITTLE" museum is tucked away in the centre of Dereham and is definitely worth visiting, the entry charge is very reasonable. As a family we spent approx 2 h...  more »
  • Tucked away by the churchyard, this cottage museum was enchanting, well worth a visit. The Bishop himself was a naughty old sort, infamous throughout the district, ---plus there are other Dereham boys...  more »