Tickets: Adults: £6, Children (5-18): £2

The Museum of the Broads

Bringing the story of the Broads alive

We will re-open 0n 27 July.  See our Visit Us page for full details including how to book.

Until we can welcome you back in person, please visit our ‘Virtual Museum‘.


Help us to take our Museum into the future

Our collection of items from the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is unique and our vision is to bring the stories of the Broads alive.

The impact of Covid 19 has hit the Museum hard.  Instead of planning our re-development, we are concentrating on surviving the loss of visitors and income.  We understand that this is a difficult time for all.  However, if you are able to give a donation to help the Museum, please click the button below.  We are very grateful for all support.  Thank you.


Opening Times

The Museum will open again in summer 2021.  See HERE for full information and follow the links to book online.

Check out our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages and see our YouTube channel for behind the scenes videos.

Admission Prices

Adults £6.00, Children £2.00.

Where are We?

Find us at The Poor’s Staithe, Stalham, NR12 9DA, just off the A149 at the turning to Richardson’s Boatyard.

A map and directions are available on the How to Find Us page.

See our special exhibition, ‘Wish You Were Here! Holidays on the Broads’

Find out how tourism changed the Broads. Discover how railways brought holidays to ordinary people, see some of the early travel adverts, find a surprising link to the hovercraft, and, following the 200th anniversary of the Museum’s own waterside buildings, trace the history of staithes using Stalham as a worthy example. 

Awards collected by the Museum
Boat Trips on the Broads

Boat Trips

Take a trip on Falcon, our unique Victorian steam boat, or on Marsh Harrier, our Edwardian style electric launch.

Activities at the Museum


Explore the Ellis Eel trail, try knot tying, dress up, play boats, and more for all ages.

School Visits to the museum

School Visits

We have education packs, worksheets and trails and can tailor the visit to suit your class.  Free pre-visit for teachers.

Events at the Museum of the Broads


We host many events throughout the year, from music to family days.

Visit the Virtual Museum

Bringing the Stories of the Broads Alive