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British Magic Museum - CLOSED

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This is an amazing Museum and from the moment you walk through the door, its like you step into a... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Anita M
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great family visit

We went here on the way back from Cromer with our four year old. We bought the tickets with the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Reading, United Kingdom
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Magic has long enthralled the British public, from the skill and dexterity of close-up magic, to the art and illusion of stage performance. The long-awaited creation of a national museum dedicated to this treasured art form is now a reality. The...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Davenports Magic Kingdom Cromer Road | Near Waitrose, North Walsham NR28 0NB, England
+44 1692 218310
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

On looking for things to do my 8 year old decided she wanted to go back here as she loved it before. CLOSED all curtains drawn and what you can see is like a storage dumping ground for a lot of stuff. Asked around town...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Beau204
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Please note this museum has now closed down! Whilst stopping in Sheringham we decided to visit after reading the favourable TA reviews but was meet with looked doors and a deserted building.. guessing the 30 plus cars parked there were for local offices! Time to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
10  Thank hayjanemerry
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing Museum and from the moment you walk through the door, its like you step into a whole different world. There is lots to learn about magic but also about the showmanship and artistry involved in the acts. The collection is outstanding...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Anita M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We went here on the way back from Cromer with our four year old. We bought the tickets with the magic show and were welcomed very warmly. They didn't take cards at the time but are awaiting their machine so maybe bring cash if you're...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 989awright
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This was a random area search find and we had no expectatons, you could even say we were a little cautious due to its location. From the moment we pulled up, as the gates were being opened, we were welcomed in. As we were the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

First heard of this attraction on an episode of Salvage Hunters when it was Davenports Magic Kingdom. Determined to visit when next in the area we read that it had closed. So glad it has now re-opened under it new name. We had a great...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank camtrek
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Spotted this place whilst traveling into Cromer for a crab sandwich and decided to pop in on our return... what a fantastic 3 hrs we spent there Friendly staff, decent exhibits and a host who clearly loves his job and is proud of his heritage....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank AlanDavison59
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This brilliant little museum with its exceptionally friendly staff and its marvellous magic show is a great visit for any family group or couple. Would definitely recommend it. They are seeking to renovate some of the very old exhibits and welcome your support. Both kids...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank VanessTheMess
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We visited as a family today and EVERYONE had a brilliant time. Such an amazing range of historical artefacts and magic tricks and the staff were both knowledgeable, welcoming and friendly. Mr Davenport talked to the children and they were shown some great magic tricks...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank raec12361
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were huge fans of the old magic kingdom and very sad that it had closed - but were hugely excited to read that it had reopened as The Magic Museum so we popped down and it was as wonderful as ever - amazing artifacts...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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