Lynn Museum - King's Lynn
Discover the mysteries of the unique Bronze Age Seahenge monument, and a fascinating collection of artefacts that tell the story of west Norfolk’s past.
A Baptist chapel built in 1859 was refitted in 1904 to house this local history museum. Today the museum has two main galleries, one that focuses on the Bronze Age site of Seahenge – with original timbers on display. The second has a fascinating collection of artefacts telling the history of the area, arranged in themes – including Settlers and Invaders, Medieval Lynn, Civil War and the Maritime Heritage. Take a casual look around at some fascinating objects from prehistory to the recent past, or immerse yourself in the detailed information provided that allows visitors to discover the history of King’s Lynn and west Norfolk. There are activities for younger visitors, and a free audio guide.
The museum is housed in a restored 19th century Baptist chapel next to the bus station in King’s Lynn.
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Exhibitions & Collections
Prehistory to 20th century
The museum has two permanent galleries: Bronze Age Seahenge and the history of King’s Lynn and west Norfolk.
Planning Your Visit
All year: Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 to 17:00
April to September: Sunday 12:00 to 16.00
£4.50 Adults (£4.15 concessions)
£3.80 Children (4 – 18)
£15.85 Family: 2 adults and all children
£11.80 Family: 1 adult and all children
Free admission from October to March
Market Streer, King’s Lynn, PE30 1NL
Telephone +44 (0)1553 775001