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Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum, Dereham

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History Museum Museum
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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  • I didn't go round the museum as I was looking for Tourist Information but the volunteers who run this museum were really helpful, welcoming and knowledgeable. They deserve huge credit for keeping this...  more »
  • We found this museum by accident and we are so glad we did. The exhibits give a real insight into Dereham's history and the the building is fantastic. We had a long and interesting chat with the staff...  more »
  • Its survived fires and allsorts and is now a tourist information centre. When Dereham was ablaze a few hundred years ago by divine intervention this cottage was left intact ?  more »