Elizabethan House Museum

Delightful treasury of 16th-century domestic history

Elizabethan House Museum

Things to see and do

A mangle with old laundry products
A mangle from our collection © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Check out our collection 

Antique furniture dating as far back as the 1500s, an impressive art collection on display around the house, and more everyday items - discover the riches in store in the museum’s collection.

Elizabethan House Museum

What's on 

Visitors dressed as scullery maids
Elizabethan House Museum Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Whats on at Elizabethan House Museum 

Join us for a varied and interesting programme of events at Elizabethan House Museum.

Elizabethan House Museum


A girl wearing a mob cap holding a mixing bowl
Try on costumes and get into character in the museum © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

History highlights 

With strong connections to Oliver Cromwell, the museum has many interesting tales to tell, and we’ve got engaging ways to help you look into its past, with options to delve deeper.

Elizabethan House Museum

Get involved

Two staff members show a boy how to make butter
Join us to help show others what life used to be like © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Join our team 

Get more involved with our work here. We’ve got lots of opportunities at the museum to suit everyone, including showing visitors around, or carrying out research, restoration and gardening.

Elizabethan House Museum


Elizabethan House Museum


Weddings at Elizabethan House Museum
Weddings in the Conspiracy Room at Elizabethan House Museum Norfolk Museums Service

Weddings at Elizabethan House Museum 

Hold your special day in the historic setting of the Elizabethan House Museum with a choice of rooms available and a newly remodelled garden for photo opportunities.