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Essential information about visiting Lynn Museum

Aerial view of people in Lynn museum holding a Pride flag

Come and visit our excellent museum, home to the iconic pre-historic monument 'Seahenge'. We have superb collections tracing the history of King's Lynn and its surroundings: fairground collections, Life in the Fens, Invaders and Settlers, Maritime Heritage and Ancient Egyptian artefacts.

The essentials

  • Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge holder
  • Learning programme offer (max group size 75): EYFS, reception and key stage 1 and key stage 2
  • Tailor-made visits
  • Teacher-led visit: half day (max group size 60)
  • Cost of teacher-led museum visit: FREE
  • Schools day events: costs start at £3.50 per pupil

Museum overview

  • Impressive location in a converted Baptist Chapel and school house
  • Local history and archaeology collections
  • Recently refurbished displays include many interactive exhibits
  • Exhibitions programme
  • Small museum shop with pocket money items


  • Drop off point for coaches outside museum

Facilities for schools

  • Indoor lunch space available
  • Your school may benefit from help with travel costs
  • The museum is a short walk to The Walks (Lynn's historic urban park) and the Town's historic waterfront


  • Accessible toilets
  • Level access throughout

Bookings and further information

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