skip to main content


The north Norfolk village of Glandford is about 4 miles north west of Holt in the Glaven Valley. Glandford is very close to the coastal villages of Cley-next-the-Sea, Morston and Blakeney, and within easy drive of the Norfolk Broads and the city of Norwich.

The Shell Museum

The Shell Museum

June 2020

Situated in the heart of the Norfolk countryside and close to the north Norfolk coast, The Shell Museum in Glandford is a quaint and interesting place to visit. Housed in Norfolk’s oldest purpose-built museum, a delightful small building with Dutch gables, it contains one of the finest seashell collections in the UK.

Tourist Attractions in Glandford

The Shell Museum

The Shell Museum

Church House, Glandford Norfolk
NR25 7JR

01263 740081


Set in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, Glandford Shell Museum is an interesting place to visit. Housed in Norfolk's oldest purpose built museum, it contains the finest seashell collection in the United Kingdom. During 2003 the museum underwent major refurbishment but it was still able to retain much of its original charm. The collection also includes items such as a piece of Pompeii and an axe head that was found near Glandford.

Latest Norfolk news, articles & events

Have you got a business that’s worth shouting about? Advertise with us for FREE

There are several advertising options available, these include:

  • Simple business, accommodation or restaurant listing - FREE
  • Full page business listing advertising your brand, accommodation, restaurant
  • Full page article
  • Bespoke banners

Contact us for options available and costs

Get started