Top 10 things to do at Norfolk Museums this February Half-term

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Top 10 things to do this half-term -

Vikings, Circuses, Dragons, Victorians...


Norwich Castle


16 - 23 Feb (excluding Sunday)

To celebrate our new exhibition Viking: Rediscover the Legend, join us for a changing programme of Viking adventures – with costumes, activities and Viking helmet making, plus…

Tues 19 & Weds 20 Feb

Join Fight Choreographer Keith Wallis for Viking combat demonstrations, and on 20 February try seafaring skills too - with Vikings Ahoy.

Hiccup the Viking
Thurs 21 & Fri 22 Feb

Fantastic family drama, inspired by Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon.

Wolves of the Sea & Archaeology Day: Dig the Vikings 

Sat 23 Feb

Explore the Viking objects in the collection, then try Viking battle games with Aftermath Gaming Club.

Time and Tide

Circus Week!

Circus Week!
16 - 24 Feb

Circus crafts every day. Plus... On Mon 18, Weds 20 & Fri 22 Feb, join us for costumes, and circus skills – and on Wednesday, print your own circus poster too!

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse

I’m in the Workhouse: get me out of here!
18 - 22 Feb

Hunt for the keys and tools to help you escape, send secret messages and try on disguises.

Museum of Norwich


A Dragon's Tale
16 - 23 Feb

Take a trail and make your own fire-breathing beast. On 16 Feb, hear our own Snap Dragon’s story too - with the help of Talking Statues Norwich.

Strangers' Hall

On Fire!
Weds 20 Feb

Find out how fire was used fire for light and heat, then decorate a glass nightlight to take home.

Ancient House

Discovery Morning: Victorian Museum
Tues 19 Feb

Meet Victorian characters, handle artefacts and make crafts for your own cabinets of curiosity.

Lynn Museum

Discovery Morning: 1940s
Thurs 21 Feb

Step back to wartime Britain - meet costumed characters, handle historical objects and try craft activities.