The Museum is now closed for 2018.
We re-open on Wed 27 March 2019 and look forward to welcoming you then.
Location: NR12 9DA. The Museum is off the A149, just outside Stalham. Turn towards Great Yarmouth and follow the brown signs. Park at Richardson's Boatyard, and then walk down the road for 100m. Disabled parking is available outside the Museum.
Concession: (over 65, disabled, students) £5
Children: £2.50 (5-18 yrs). Under 5s free.
Family: 1 adult + 1 child: £7.50, 1 adult + all children: £9.50, 2 adults + 1 child: £13, 2 adults + all children: £15
All above tickets are valid for one year from date of purchase.
Twilight Ticket: (one hour before closing and valid for day of purchase only), Adult: £2, Child: £1
Free admission to: Friends of the Museum, a Carer of a Disabled visitor, and members of the Museums Association (please show card).
Please note: as an independent museum, we are NOT part of Norfolk Museums Service, and so cannot accept their annual pass.
If you are happy for us to treat your admission as a Charitable Donation, you can Gift Aid your admission too.
We are family friendly and offer a range of FREE activities including our Ellis Eel trail with lots to do in the Museum, explorer magnets, binoculars and magnifiers, Companion Teddy Bears, Knot Tying, Dressing up (for grown ups too with selfie points), and 2 Play Boats.
Take a trip on the river and spot wildlife!
Our Victorian steam launch, Falcon, runs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, plus Fri 31 Aug.
Adults: £5.00 (short trips £4.00)
Children: £3.00 (short trips £2.50) (5-18 yrs). Under 5s and dogs free.
Times and lengths of trips vary. Please telephone 01692 581681 to check times and to book seats. Maximum of 10 passengers.
Life jackets are available for all passengers and we ask that everybody wears one. Waterproof clothing may also be advisable. Dogs are allowed on board at the discretion of the helm. Falcon will not run in inclement weather.
The Museum has four buildings: the Barton Building, the Surlingham Building, Wroxham Building and the Oulton Boat Shed. Outside in Friends' Way are more Broads boats, and our steam launch, Falcon, is moored on our quayside. Most people allow 2 hours for their visit.
Our shop stocks souvenirs, Broads books and light refreshments. Entry is free to the shop. Enjoy our picnic area by the river
Events: We hold special events throughout the season. Please see our Events page for more details. We advise you to telephone 01692 581681 before making a special journey.
Access: We have full access, either level or ramped, to all the buildings for wheelchairs. There is a disabled access toilet with a baby changing area.
A magnifier is available for the visually impaired, and our audio guides are a great way to enhance your visit.
Our Reception Volunteers will be pleased to assist you - just ask!
Unfortunately, Falcon is not fully accessible, as there are steps down from the quay into the boat.
Dogs on leads are most welcome. For more ideas on dog friendly days out in the Broads, see our post.
Group Bookings: A Group rate of £4.50 per person is available to any pre-booked group over 10 people. We can also offer groups shorter, 25 minute, river trips on Falcon for £3.00 per person. Please book in advance by contacting the Curator. Please see our Learning page if you are interested in arranging a school visit.
For that special day out, why not charter Falcon for the day or half day?
Contact the Museum for full details.
Travel: see www.sanderscoaches.com or visit www.travelineeastanglia.org.uk to get details of buses. Our nearest railway station is at Wroxham. For cyclists, we are on the Broads by Bike Route 7.
By boat: visitor moorings at the Museum and Richardson's Boatyard. Overnight moorings at Stalham Staithe. Please ask at Museum Reception.
Our staff and volunteers are committed to providing an environment which is safe and welcoming for all of our visitors. We aim to provide the best customer care that we can. Click to read our Access Policy and our Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy.
© 2018 The Museum of the Broads, C Hoelzer and L Yeates