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Norwich Castle, Norwich
(4/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
William the Conqueror's only castle in East Anglia, Norwich Castle is one of Norwich's 12 heritage sites. The museum holds important archaeological and historical artifacts inside its walls. The castle's galleries display ceramics, jewelry, glass, and textiles. The decorative art collection is the pride of the castle, so you might want to take extra time there. Find the history of the legendary Queen Boudica and the Vikings in the natural history gallery, and treasured paintings from Flemish artist Peter Tillemans among the art collection. One of the castle's largest collections is Margaret Fountaine's butterflies. Tour the castle and learn about its history through interactive displays. Also consider taking the separate popular tours of the dungeons and battlements. Our Norwich trip itinerary planner makes visiting Norwich Castle and other Norwich attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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TripAdvisor
  • O brilliant place full of history and stone, coffee shop yes, cafes yes, local to town and shops yes. 
  • The history of the castle was interesting and the central location was great. You can walk from the shops to the castle. The entrance fee was a bit high for the exhibitions offered. 
  • nice place to visit as a family or on own or a couple love the history of the place and good value for money 
Google
  • Staff are not particularly clued up about the products they sell and soon lose interest when they realise you aren't going to part with money that day. Range of devices could be better too. Shame really as O2 is a good brand.