The Green Quay, South Quay, King's Lynn
A new and exciting discovery centre, housed in an old Tudor barn, where you can get closer to wildlife. Explore the salt-water aquaria, home to a host of creatures from the Wash. See if you can survive the pearls of the Great Shellfish Game. Afterwards you can relax in the coffee house and browse around the visitor shop. 01553 818500.
Caithness Crystal, Visitor Centre
Paxman Road, Hardwick Industrial Estate, King's Lynn.
Factory shop, Glassmaking, Engraving, Coffee Shop/Restaurant. 01553 765111
Tower Gardens, London Road, King's Lynn. 01553 763044
Featured on the BBC series 'Restoration', is a fine example of a Franciscan Tower.
The tower and gardens were recently restored and improved.
Trues Yard Fishing Heritage Museum
The Custom House, Purfleet Quay, off King Street
Popular museum well worth a visit, just off Tuesday Market Place, near to St Nicholas church. For family historians, Trues Yard also has available transcripts of local Parish Registers. Tel: 01553 770479
The Custom House now contains the Tourist Information Centre and a Maritime Display, including information on Lynn's famous mariners, Nelson and Vancouver, merchants, customs and smugglers. Tel: 01553 763044
The Walks, off St James Road, King's Lynn.
A delightful place near the centre of town, with tree-lined avenues, open green spaces, a river, and
the historic Red Mount Chapel. Over the next two years the park will be fully restored.
Kings Lynn Town Guides, c/o Tales of the Old Gaol House, Saturday Market Place, 01553 774297
Let the Blue Badge Guides take you on a tour of the historic core of King's Lynn, with its fine houses, medieval churches and guildhalls, secret courtyards and hidden alleys.
The Guides are also able to take private parties and arrange illustrated talks etc.
Lynnsport Miniature Railway, Lynnsport & Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn
Did you know that King's Lynn has its very own miniature railway?
The Lynnsport Miniature Railway runs every Sunday afternoon up until the end of October, subject to weather permitting.
The Old Gaol House, Saturday Mkt Place
Take a tour of King's Lynn's 1930s police station and into the old cells beyond. Then stroll through the Guildhall undercroft to see Lynn's magnificent treasures. 01553 775839
Town House Museum Queen Street
Discover the merchants, tradesmen and families who for nine hundred years have made Lynn such a prosperous place.
The Lynn Museum Off King's Lynn Bus Station.
The story of West Norfolk people and their landscape.
Kings Lynn Arts Centre King Street.
Fascinating old building, galleries and coffee shop.
Greyfriars Art Space 43 St James Street
innovative contemporary art. 0753 137 3879
Tourist Information Centre
The Custom House, Purfleet Quay. 01553 763044
International: +44 (0) 1553 763 044
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