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Swaffham Museum

Situated in the town hall, an 18thC building, formerly a brewer’s home.


Small social history museum for Swaffham and the surrounding villages. Annual exhibitions plus displays from the Stone Age to the 20thC. Home of the Symonds collection of figures based on characters from literature. Local heroes include the Howard Carter, the archaeologist, Admiral Sir Knyvet Wilson, Jem Mace, W E Johns and the Swaffham Pedlar. For 2016, there is a military exhibition explaining the role of nearby RAF Marham in the Falklands war.