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Norwich 12, A journey through the English city
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Norwich Castle
Norwich Castle
Bigod Arch at Norwich Castle
Cow Gate, Norwich 1867 - By Norwich School Artist Henry Ninham
Iceni Collection
Norwich Keep
Arch in Castle Keep
Stained glass
Ceramic teapots


Opening times

Peak Season (1 July – 29 September)

Mon - Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 1 - 5pm

Low Season

Mon - Sat: 10am - 4.30pm
Sun: 1pm - 4.30pm

Closure times

Check website for further details and for Christmas holiday opening times.

Admission charges

From April 2012 Adult             

Conc. or adult
(in family group)*

Child (4-16)        
Castle ticket (incl. special exhibitions) £7 £6 £4.90
Special exhibitions ticket £3.60
£2.80 £2.60


Museums Pass holders, Friends of Norwich Museums and under 4s free. Discounts for groups, ring 01603 495897 / 493636 for details.

Concessions are available for visitors with disabilities, over 60s and students.

Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free.

Admission to the shop, cafe and Rotunda information desk is free.

Access to Battlements and Dungeons are by guided tours only, please see sections on Battlements and Dungeons for additional charges.

*A family group must include at least one paying child.

Pop in for a £1 one hour before closing. Also 12noon - 1pm weekdays during school term.

Group visits

Groups of 15 or more people can enjoy a daytime visit to the Castle at a discounted admission price. Group visits are offered throughout the year but should be booked as far in advance as possible. Contact the Castle for further information.


Guided tours of the battlements and dungeons are available throughout the day at an extra charge. (Battlements minimum age 8, dungeons minimum age 5).


A café, shop, indoor picnic room and baby change facilities are available.


The museum is accessible to wheelchair users. A video presentation offers an audio-visual introduction to the Castle, battlements and dungeons. Assistance dogs are welcome. All public galleries, the shop and café are wheelchair accessible. There are accessible toilets, induction loops and wheelchairs available for loan.

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