Norwich Tourist Attractions
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Dragon Hall is a Grade 1 listed trading hall built in about 1430. It is a unique legacy of medieval life and is one of the most important historic buildings in Norwich and Norfolk. The magnificent first floor Great Hall has an outstanding crown post roof with a beautifully carved dragon, which gives the building its name. Dragon Hall has recently undergone a £ 1.8 million programme of restoration and development largely funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It re-opened in April 2006 and welcomes visitors, guided tours and school groups. Displays on three floors tell the fascinating tale of Robert Toppes, the wealthy merchant who built Dragon Hall, and the building's place in the story of Norwich. Dragon Hall is also available for hire and hosts weddings, celebrations, meetings, children's parties as well as performances and exhibitions.
This unique and intimate theatre is internationally renowned with a programme by top British and international playwrights. Located in St John's Alley and signposted from Norwich City centre market square.
The magnificent Cathedral dominates the city skyline. Situated in the heart of the city, Norwich Cathedral has attracted many pilgrims and visitors for over 900 years. Separated from the busy streets by flint walls and entrance gates, it is a place of great splendour and tranquillity and has at least three services daily.
Norwich's Theatre Royal has the very best in entertainment all year round. From comedy, musicals, dance and opera, to drama and family shows, you will find something to suit every possible taste. Situated in the centre of Norwich, the Theatre Royal is easy to find and is surrounded by car parks for those travelling by car.
Norwich Puppet Theatre offers a unique experience to visitors, with a regular programme of performances and children's puppet-making workshops. Housed in a converted medieval church this is one of only two dedicated medieval puppet theatres in England.
Norwich Arts Centre
St. Benedict's Street, Norwich, Norfolk
Norwich Arts Centre is a small and independently run venue with charitable status and is situated close to the centre of Norwich. It offers a broad range of performing and media arts to the community as well as numerous activities and workshops.
The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is a short distance from Norwich city centre, at the University of East Anglia (UEA). It is one of Britain's leading galleries and home to works by Picasso, Henry Moore and Bacon and offers practical classes and master classes.
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
NMAS, Shirehall, Market Avenue
One of the City's most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Used as a prison from the 14th century, the Castle became a museum in 1894. Now the County's principal museum, the Castle is packed with treasures to inspire and intrigue visitors of all ages. Its outstanding collections of fine art, archaeology and natural history are of national importance and include the best collections anywhere of paintings by the Norwich School of Artists and the world's largest collection of ceramic teapots.
A delightful museum in the historic heart of Norwich.Discover how Norwich found fame and fortune producing mustard, shoes, textiles, chocolate and beer. Once a prison for women and beggars (a 'Bridewell'), this delightful museum is now home to a wonderful collection of historic objects and machinery revealing how Norwich people earned their living. Ponder the mysterious potions in the recreated pharmacy with its rows of colourful bottles and packets. Visit the Pawnbroker's shop and the Smithy. See a marvellous display of shoes - all made in the city.
Come and explore one of the oldest and most fascinating buildings in Norwich. Home to wealthy merchants and Mayors when Norwich was in its heyday, this beautifully restored building dates back to 1320.See the magnificent stone-vaulted undercroft, the Tudor Great Hall and fine Georgian Dining Room.Wander through a maze of passages to discover a series of inter-linked rooms with period settings showing how people lived in the past. Visit the kitchen with its splendid displays of food and household implements.
Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum
Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich
Find out about the everyday lives of soldiers and their families. Follow their stories around the world through three hundred years of war and peace and see a fascinating collection of equipment, souvenirs and memorabilia.