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Important place to visit.

Kings Lynn council have recognised how important Kings Lynn history information will enhance a... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Major C
Very interesting Building

Visited here to have a look around and found it to be very interesting and well worth the trip to... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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The Custom House Purfleet Quay, King's Lynn PE30 1HP, England
+44 1553 763044
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in 1683 as a Merchant's Exchange, it changed it's use into the Custom's House as the merchants weren't happy at the walk between the Tuesday Marketplace and the Exchange. It is a perfect 17th century building, the more unusual because it stands alone on...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an imposing building and worth a visit. The information centre is manned by very friendly helpful staff. Free town maps available here (with numbered points of interest & a brief description of eac). One of the backdrops for the recently filmed David Copperfield.

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

On our holiday in Kings Lynn, we came across this iconic 17th century historic building one evening quite by chance, whilst wandering around the centre of town looking for somewhere to eat. Sadly it was closed, so we were unable to access the building. However,...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Kings Lynn council have recognised how important Kings Lynn history information will enhance a tourist's visit. This building has had an important role to play in Kings Lynn's heritage.

Thank Major C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Visited here to have a look around and found it to be very interesting and well worth the trip to this building

Thank BALI2007BALI
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I came here many years ago to work on the BBC tv programme 'David Copperfield'. I fell in love with the Custom House then, and was rather sad that it was never seen in all our shots of the quay. The director would have his...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Went for a wander around Kings Lynn in the evening when the town was quiet and we could park easily. Discovered this stunning building near the quay side. Tourist information was on the ground floor however at the time we visited it was closed. Would...More

Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The ground floor of this building is used as the Tourist Information Office whose staff are friendly and helpful. On the upper two floors is a fascinating exhibition about the buildings history which we enjoyed exploring. At only £1 for entrance, it was an informative...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I wanted information about the facilities King's Lynn had to offer. The staff in the Tourist Information Office were courteous and helpful both face to face and following up my enquiry by sending me leaflet. It is rare to be given this standard of service...More

Thank OliviaWinston
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A friendly staff greeted us, the price was only a pound and the little one got in for free. There was a game for my child which kept him interested and allowed me time to look around. The museum is quite small but enough to...More

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Response from Ken C | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not. Why don't you contact them? The address and phone number are on the main TA page in the usual place.