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Museum:Wroxham Miniature Worlds

  • North Norfolk Attractions
  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Broads Tourism

Miniature Railway, next open Mon 3 Aug - Sun 25 Oct 2020

Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Wroxham Miniature Worlds

In light of COVID-19, please check directly with the venue for details on opening dates and potential new visiting procedures.

Details

Welcome to Wroxham Miniature Worlds.

*** COVID-19 UPDATE ***

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, our attraction has taken steps to ensure we are COVID SECURE.

Please read our social distancing and hygiene measures as well as important information on how to book and what to do before your visit on our official website: https://wroxhamminiatureworlds.co.uk/covid-19/

Please see our updated opening calendar for 2020. https://wroxhamminiatureworlds.co.uk/opening-times/

Due to Coronavirus, we have had to reduce the number of days we are open. We recommend that you book via our Facebook page "Wroxham Miniature Worlds" your timeslot at least one day before you intend to visit. We will have tickets available on the day for those who have not booked but these are subject to availability.

With everything we have put in place, we are ensuring we maintain our highest possible levels of visitor satisfaction.



Wroxham Miniature Worlds is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK stretching over 10,000 square feet with some of the largest model railways in the world on permanent public display. Come and be immersed in our miniature worlds.


The attraction is made up of many zones including model railways in various scales, slot car displays, a whole city made from over 130,000 LegoTM bricks! Model boat displays and a host of toys from across the decades there is something for the whole family.


We are excited to be adding new interactive elements to our visitors every year. Some of our highlights include interactive Flight Simulators, Train Simulators and more new railway layouts some of which you can drive yourself. Back due to popular demand is our old fashioned vintage Penny Arcade, a range of original machines lovingly repaired and renovated are with us for our 2020 season.


Something just for the kids, we have built a giant wooden train table for the kids to play and enjoy. We would love to see your creations and have them sent to us via social media!


Something just for the big kids, come and shoot some space invaders, eat some pac pills or thrash the buttons of track and field and relive the days of classic arcades. Leg warmers and floppy haircuts are optional.


Our little café serves a range of high quality teas, coffees and hot chocolates. Popular cold drinks alongside light refreshments and everyone's favourite classic, sausage rolls.


Located in the heart of the Norfolk Broads National Park and just stone's throw from the centre of Wroxham, opposite Wroxham and Hoveton train station.


Summer & School holidays: Open 7 days a week
Spring & Autumn: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
Winter: Fri, Sat, Sun


Come and visit our website, https://wroxhamminiatureworlds.co.uk/ for more details!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsPushchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Mon 3 Aug - Sun 25 Oct 2020 Wed - Sun 10:00 to 17:00
Mon 26 - Sat 31 Oct 2020 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 17:00
Sun 1 Nov - Sun 20 Dec 2020 Fri - Sun 10:30 to 16:30
Mon 21 Dec 2020 - Sun 3 Jan 2021
Mon 4 Jan - Sun 14 Feb 2021 Fri - Sun 10:30 to 16:30
April to October: Last admissions at 4pm however the attraction does not close until 5pm

November to March: Last admissions at 3.30pm however the attraction does not close until 4.30pm

Please visit our website for the days the attraction is open throughout the year.

Prices

We have held our admissions prices for another year in a row! Come and be immersed in a world of Model Railways and More!

Adults (17 to 60) £9.95
Senior (over 60) £8.95
Children (5 to 16) £6.95
Under 5's GO FREE.

Don't forget to visit our website and download our voucher on the leaflet offering £1 off per person!

We even run exclusive offers on our Facebook page

Contact

Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Address

Unit 7 Station Business Park,
Horning Road, Hoveton,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR12 8QJ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TG 304185  Lat: 52.71506 Long: 1.40990

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By car

We are located at the junction of Horning Road West and Station Road on the Station Business Park SATNAV: “NR12 8QJ” or “Wroxham Station”.

Coming from Norwich on the A1151 come over Wroxham Bridge and past Roy’s of Wroxham until you reach the mini roundabouts. Turn Left and travel along Horning Road West about 300 yards and we are on the right just before the railway station.

We have parking for 50 cars complete with disabled parking spaces. We also have dedicated cycle and motorcycle parking. The main car park is located at the rear of the attraction and is clearly marked.

We would like to remind visitors that our car park is for the exclusive use of visitors to the attraction and if you are intending on visiting Wroxham for the day to use one of the many car parks in the village.


On Foot or Cycle

From the centre of Wroxham at the main crossroads where Roy’s Department stores, McDonalds and Barclays Bank are located follow “Station Road” past the tourist information office 300 yards to the end of station road and we are located directly opposite Wroxham railway station. We are about 3 minutes’ walk from the centre of Wroxham and just a few yards from the Roy’s of Wroxham medium stay car park in station road.

We are in easy walking distance of Wroxham, with footpaths all the way along station road for safe and convenient access on foot.


By Train

There is an hourly train both to and from Norwich and Wroxham (journey time 15 minutes). The train station is located directly opposite us. We would like to point out to disabled travellers coming by train that there is a steep slope from the station platforms to ground level. Current timetables show the train departing Norwich generally about quarter to the hour and departing Wroxham at about 25minutes past the hour.

From Sheringham/Cromer to Wroxham the service is also hourly with a (Journey time 40 minutes from Sheringham, 30 minutes from Cromer. We would like to point out to disabled travellers coming by train that there is a steep slope from the station platforms to ground level. Current timetables show the train departing Sheringham generally about quarter to the hour and Cromer about 10 minutes later. The trains from Wroxham to Sheringham and Cromer depart approximately on the hour.

Please be aware that at weekends, essential engineering work may affect your journey and you should always confirm your travel plans with, National Rail Enquires on 08457 48 49 50, use this number for planning a longer distance journey or the www.nationalrail.co.uk web site.


By Bus

The main bus stops are located in the centre of Wroxham outside Roy’s Department Store there are regular bus services from Sanders, Firstbus and Connect from all over Norfolk including North Walsham, Norwich and the Great Yarmouth area.

From the Bus stops in the centre of Wroxham where Roy’s Department stores, McDonalds and Barclays Bank are located follow “Station Road” past the tourist information office 300 yards to the end of station road and we are located directly opposite Wroxham railway station. We are about 3 minutes’ walk from the centre of Wroxham.


By Boat

Wroxham is at the heart of the Broads National Park and Wroxham is situated on the river Bure surrounded by its many beautiful Broads and inlets. If you are on holiday by boat on the Broads Wroxham makes an ideal boating destination with its many shops and eateries there is something for everyone. Wroxham is upstream of the Norfolk Broads network and can be reached easily from the boatyards at Ludham and Horning as well as from those downstream of Gt Yarmouth.

Downstream of Wroxham Bridge. There are many boatyards and moorings downstream of Wroxham bridge if you are moored downstream follow the footpaths to the centre of Wroxham. From the centre of Wroxham at the main crossroads where Roy’s Department stores, McDonalds and Barclays Bank are located follow “Station Road” past the tourist information office 300 yards to the end of station road and we are located directly opposite Wroxham railway station. We are about 3 minutes’ walk from the centre of Wroxham

Upstream of Wroxham Bridge. There are many free moorings upstream of Wroxham Bridge, if you are moored upstream you are just a couple of minute walk through the riverside garden into Station Road. Follow the railway line into Station Road we are located directly opposite Wroxham railway station.


From the Bure Valley Railway

Our attraction is adjacent to the Bure Valley Railway and can be easily reached on foot. Use the footbridge over the road from the Bure Valley Railway and exit Wroxham station through the underpass. We are located directly opposite the forecourt at Wroxham station.


North Norfolk Railway

The Mainline station at Sheringham is adjacent to the North Norfolk Railway “poppy line” station. It is just 40 minutes on the train direct from Sheringham to Wroxham station with trains operating hourly in both directions. We are located directly opposite the forecourt at Wroxham station.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Wroxham & Hoveton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired