Stories of Lynn – Museum and Old Gaol Cells

Stories of Lynn, Museum and old gaol cells, bring’s King’s Lynn’s fascinating history, vividly to life with a stunning exhibition.

Set within the magnificent, newly-revealed vaulted undercroft of the 15th century Trinity Guildhall, Stories of Lynn invites you to discover stories of the seafarers, explorers, merchants, mayors, magistrates and miscreants who have shaped King’s Lynn, one of England’s most important medieval port town’s, over more than 800 years of history.

Tour the Old Gaol Cells!

Try on mayor’s robes!

See the magnificent King John Cup!

And more!

The revitalised town hall complex is a gateway to the town’s other heritage sites including the Red Mount Chapel, neighbouring King’s Lynn Minster, Greyfriars Tower, True’s Yard, St. Nicholas’ Chapel and Lynn Museum.

Look out for the new “Stories of Lynn” mobile app, that helps to bring history and local heritage to life. Find out more about the history, and tales within Stories of Lynn, and discover more about the historic town and it’s wealth of heritage sites and attractions – Coming soon!



Where to go

Story Of Lynn, The Old Gaol House
Saturday Market Place
King's Lynn
PE30 5DQ
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