When it reopens in spring 2014, it will tell the story of
The big reveal
You’ll be able to explore brand new displays, an interactive hub with discovery stations, a full-size burial reconstruction, audio character stories, video projections, replica objects and much, much more.
Redevelopment will give a better sense of the scale and importance of our Castle – the biggest Norman keep in
But it’s not just the exhibitions we’re working on. We’re also making improvements to the museum shop and the toilets; the Castle roof will be insulated, and under-floor heating will boost energy efficiency. A state-of-the-art glass lift will make every part of the building fully accessible to all.
Out and about
We hope our new-look museum will make visitors want to find out more about
Behind the scenes at the museum
The Castle closed its doors on 7 January 2013, and during February and March, will be emptied of its contents. But if you’re lucky enough to be visiting between 9 March and 7 April 2013, we’re offering some rare chances to peek inside the empty Castle building.
On Monday 9 March there’s a craft fair offering demonstrations, workshops and a vast array of goods for sale. Families will en
For more information and admission prices, to our what’s on page.
More to explore
Though the Castle is closed, there’s still plenty of
Come back soon!
Do bear with us while we complete these much-needed works, which will ensure