Norfolk Heritage Centre

Start your local, family or house history research at the Norfolk Heritage Centre. We're on the second floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library.

If you'd like access to items from our store, you'll need to bring your Norfolk library card, CARN ticket or proof of your name and address with you.

If you have any queries about our collections, email before your visit.

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Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 10am-7pm
  • Saturday 9am-5pm

Resources and facilities

  • More than half a million printed volumes, maps, newspapers and photographs
  • PCs and free internet access
  • Access to the most popular Norfolk Record Office archives
  • Microform readers and reader-printers
  • Free access to the Norfolk Library and Information Service subscriptions, including Find My Past and the British Newspaper Archive

Online resources

Listen to our podcast to discover more about the beautiful county of Norfolk.

Search our local studies resources from the library catalogue.

For wills, parish registers and other Norfolk Record Office resources search the Norfolk Record Office online catalogue.

For family history and genealogy search the Find My Past database. If you use a library PC, access is free.


Events at the Heritage Centre include:

  • Introduction to family history courses
  • Summer schools
  • Themed evening lectures
  • Heritage Hour, a regular drop-in session, with talks on a wide variety of topics and research clinics

Go to Eventbrite for a list of our events.

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