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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Dereham

(4.5/5 based on 280 reviews on the web)
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse is a truly unique museum. Visit its 50-acre site and discover the historic workhouse, museum of life on the land, traditional farm with rare breed animals and beautiful, unspoilt grounds.
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  • My boyfriend and I came here for a visit during February half term and we were pleasantly surprised at how much there was to see and the quality of the exhibitions. Both the museums and the working fa...  more »
  • Had a lovely day here out with the family and some friends. Lots to see in the museum and really interesting to see the original schoolroom. We had a picnic in the grounds as the weather was so nice.  more »
  • We visited Gressenhall Workhouse for their Victorian Christmas event yesterday. What a lovely experience So much work done by volunteers A choir with beautiful voices; our grandson made a peg doll, a ...  more »
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  • With all of the available museums under the Norfolk Museums Pass, this was the one we travelled to the most. Excellent information spread around a very large area. All of the displays captured every one of us, at all ages. Staff were very friendly and passionate. Glad to see the new funding has made the museum even better but at time of writing, the upstairs was closed off for refurbishment). The kids (ages range from 4-12) fully enjoyed the outside play park, again and again. The park consists of a large slide and rope system over multiple levels, a separate smaller area for younger children, zip line, wooden forts, picnic tables, dedicated toilets and a small chalet with vending machine (that was not operational the last time we went) and water taps.
  • A big workhouse, now filled with a very good array of artefacts. Half a mile down towards the river is the farm, the buildings serving as museum pieces. A lovely stroll to be had down there. There's a cafe.
  • A beautiful place to visit for all the family. With many interactive exhibits it allows the children to get hands on and learn about the history of the workhouse and farm. Pack a picnic or enjoy the tasty treats within the cafe and make a day of it. Plus there is a huge play park for the children to burn of any excess energy they may have.
  • A must for Norfolk history. Much improved recently. Lovely outdoor play area.
  • Recently been updated with interactive videos, dressing up etc... Really great day out, lots to see and do. Best part is the tractor ride. Good at the café was lovely.