Go Underneath the Museum of Norwich
Go Underneath the Museum of Norwich

Go Underneath the Museum of Norwich

Underneath the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell lies a secret… the largest vaulted undercroft in the city. These rooms were part of the original medieval house and were used for storage. The undercroft was also used to hold inmates when the building was a Bridewell (a house of correction and prison) and an inventory of 1813, lists ‘posts and chains.

  • Talks
  • Tours
  • Exhibitions
  • Event days
  • Special events and exhibitions
  • Workshops for adults and for children
  • School holiday activities

Where is The Museum of Norwich?

The Museum of Norwich is 5 minutes from Norwich Market Place and Castle Meadow bus stops and is located on Bridewell Alley.
  • Undercroft is open to the public for guided tours which usually run 3 times per day on the last Saturday of each month
  • Tours are Free with museum admission and last around 45 minutes
  • Closed on Sundays and Mondays
  • 10am – 4.30pm, last admission 3.30pm
  • Best to book tickets online (at least a day in advance of your visit)
  • Prices –
  • Adults: £6.70, Concession*: £6.40, Child: £6.20
  • Family groups:
    • Per adult in a family: £6.03
    • Per child in a family: £5.58
    • Family (1 Adult + 1 child): £11.61
    • Family (1 Adult + 2 children): £17.19
    • Family (2 Adults + 2 children): £23.22
  • Twilight ticket (one hour before closing): £2.00
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