The Museum of The Broads
Museum of The Broads
Enjoy the only waterside Museum of Broadland life at the historic and picturesque Stalham Staithe. We are family and dog friendly, have an accessible site, with a small café and picnic area.
As seen on Channel Four’s Great Canal Journeys!
Catch our special exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the end of the Great War, ‘Broadland During the First World War’. Discover how local people coped with war, the tales of the men who went to fight, the women who worked at home, and the first zeppelin air raid which took place over the Broads. Watch our special film, made with the help of local people and Stalham High School.
So why visit?
- Superb displays using a variety of media telling the story of the Broads including Vikings!
- A cracking range of boats ranging from a water bicycle, an airborne lifeboat, racing yachts, punts to an ice yacht and loads more!
- Plenty to do for Children including our play boat, our steering boat and why not try out our new Ellis Eel trails for families!
- Displays of life on the Broads from marshmen, boatbuilders to holidaymakers and including life during the two World Wars.
- Sail back in time and watch Broads wildlife on board our Victorian steam boat, ‘Falcon‘. or 'Marsh Harrier' our Edwardian style launch, she is wheelchair accessible and with a roof, is weather proof! Marsh Harrier is an electric boat and her batteries are charged by electricity produced by the Museum’s own solar panels. She will operate on Sunday, Monday and Friday and on special events days. Should you require an accessible boat, please book seats on Marsh Harrier for those days.
- Take a selfie during your visit and share it online.
- Our lovely riverside setting is perfect for a picnic
- Free entry to our shop and cafe selling gifts, some great books plus hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice cream.
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2019 Opening times and admission prices:
Open Sun to Fri, Wed 27th March to 10th Nov, 1000 – 1630. Closed Sat.Adult: £5.50, Conc: £5.00, Child (5-18): £2.50
Family Tickets available (see website for details)
All above tickets are valid for one year from purchase.Twilight ticket (valid on day of purchase only and during last hour before closing): Adult: £2, Child: £1
Free admission to: Friends of the Museum, a Carer of a Disabled visitor, and members of the Museums Association (please show card).
Please note, we are not part of Norfolk Museums Service and cannot accept their pass card.
Sea our website for details and prices of trips aboard our steamboat 'Falcon' and our new electric boat 'Marsh Harrier'.
Under fives free. Well behaved dogs are welcome.
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Guide Dogs Accepted