Welcome to the Museum 4 Watton Website
Watton is steeped in history. After all, it has been around for well over a thousand years. But who knows more than that? We think our history should be explored and recorded for future generations.
With this in mind, welcome to the Museum 4 Watton website, where you can explore our journey through Watton's history, donate items, share your knowledge, or even volunteer to help us discover the next set of hidden secrets Watton has buried.
Museum 4 Watton started with this; the publicity surrounding the discovery of an Inhumation which is thought to be Roman, on a building site on Norwich Road. Watton is steeped in history. After all, it has been around for well
We’re not just interested in Watton! The surrounding villages are all part of Watton’s history. These are the areas covered by our project – all within 3 miles of the town:
Why a Museum for Watton? Museum 4 Watton was first suggested in June 2014 via a letter to the Town Council explaining the principles. The letter was acknowledged by the then Town Clerk on behalf of the Council and support
Do you think you've found something of interest?
If you think you've made a discovery while detecting or you have item you wish to donate then please get in touch!
Are you interested in history? Can you volunteer?
Get in touch to volunteer a few hours a month and help our team unearth Watton's deep historical treasures.
- MUSEUM 4 WATTON AWARDED NATIONAL LOTTERY SUPPORT 30th August 2017
- SKELETON LAUNCH HERALDS BUSY TIME FOR MUSEUM GROUP 12th May 2017
- 400 YEARS OF HISTORY SAVED FOR THE TOWN OF WATTON 27th March 2017
- MUSEUM TRUSTEES GO TO GAOL 31st December 2016