Norfolk Museum of Straw Works
This remarkable small museum is home to many diverse collections of items made from straw including marquetry, embroidery, straw stars, Swiss straw lace and dyed straw marquetry. With hundred of exhibits – from the ancient to the fairly modern – this enchanting little museum is a real treat for anyone interested in traditional customs and practices, arts and crafts, and pagan culture.There are also examples of other crafts such as quilling, tatting and beadwork. Owner, Ella Carstairs, will be happy to give you demonstrations of straw marquetry and quilling. Recommended length of visit: 1 to 2 hours.
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Travel and parking
5 miles south of Cromer on the A140. Free parking on site. Public transport: Sanders bus 44 from Sheringham to Norwich, alight at Alby, Horseshoes Public House, then 25 minutes walk.
Easter Saturday to 31 October, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 11am to 4pm
Free, but groups ￡3
Facilities and access
Other access information: Telephone for further details.