5 reasons to visit the Henry Blogg Museum

Henry Blogg is one of the most famous Norfolk residents. He served for some staggering 53 years on Cromer’s life boats helping save hundreds of lives at sea. There is a museum located in Cromer to celebrate his life and colourful career at sea.

Here are 5 reasons why you should visit the Henry Blogg Museum.


Free Admission

With so much rich history and memorabilia on offer such as the actual life boats that Henry Blogg worked on, personal photographs and films it is surprising that there is no admission fee. Donations of course are welcome, but it really is worth a stop off if you are in the Cromer area. We guarantee you will not regret it!



Located on Cromer Sea Front there is no better reason than to visit the Henry Blogg Museum. It sees very fitting that this is the place to mark this incredible man’s rich nautical history than being close to the sea he loved so much. After you have finished exploring the museum you can talk a walk along the front, and why not try a famous Cromer Crab for lunch?



Family friendly, baby changing facilities, picnic areas, informative staff, a café upstairs (run separately) and even a photo booth on site the museum really does have everything you could need. The amazing facilities on offer is one of the reasons you must visit the Henry Blogg Museum.


Norfolk History

Norfolk has a rich maritime history and this museum is a celebration of this and the others who saved so many lives at sea. It is by far one of the best reasons to visit the Henry Blogg Museum and you will come away awe struck at the bravery of the men who served. There is an extensive collection of medals on display, Morse code equipment as well as 200 years of history on display.


Glowing Reviews

Do not just take our word for it, but also the hundreds of glowing online reviews the museum has received. It really has a remarkable reputation as being one of Norfolk’s best museums and if that isn’t one reason to visit the Henry Blogg Museum then we don’t know what is! So, if you are in the area, what are you waiting for, go and see it for yourself!

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