The Museum hopes to open at the end of July 2020. | Adults £6.00, Children £2.00

Visiting the Museum

We look forward to welcoming you to our unique and tranquil riverside setting. Our story takes you from Roman times through medival peat digging to the holiday makers, sailors and environmentalists of today. Discover the boats of the Broads and take a trip on the river. 


Opening Times & Prices

The Museum is open from Wed 25 March to Sun 01 Nov 2020, Sunday to Friday, 10:00 to 16:30. We are closed on Saturdays, except for special event days.

Bring the Kids

Discover the story of the Broads, its people, its wildlife, its landscape and its boats. Activities include our ‘Hats Off’ trail around the Museum. Meet a Broads character by wearing his or her hat and take a selfie to prove it!

How to Find Us

Find us at The Poor’s Staithe, Stalham, NR12 9DA. A map and directions is available on the How to Find Us page.

Bring the Dog

Dogs are welcome, no additional entrance fee.  Please keep on a lead.



The Museum has four display buildings, and an outside display area, a picnic area and the river frontage.  Our cafe sells hot and cold drinks, ice creams and snacks. Free entry to the gift shop and cafe.

Group & School Visits

We welcome adult and youth groups and offer special rates.  There are trails and themed activities for children and tours or short talks can be arranged.