Museum opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

The Broadway, St Ives,

Cambridgeshire, PE27 5BX



What's On

Twilight at the Museums: The Norris at Night

4:30-7:30pm Tuesday 13th February 2018

Experience The Norris Museum in a whole new light!  Bring your torch to explore the darkened galleries – what will you discover?

Part of the University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden’s Twilight at the Museums

At The Norris Museum, The Broadway, St Ives PE27 5BX

Arts on Prescription

1 – 3 pm Wednesdays from February to May 2018

Free arts workshops at the Norris Museum, St Ives for anyone experiencing depression, stress or anxiety.

(It is not art therapy, although participants find it therapeutic)

At The Norris Museum, The Broadway, St Ives PE27 5BX

More events coming soon!

Past Events


Doodle and Draw

Design, Doodle and Draw

10am – 4pm, Friday 27th October 2017

For all ages – no drawing experience required! Celebrate the joy of mark-marking and be inspired by historical artefacts

Pop In

 September 2017

Information, advice and guidance for serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists, veterans and their families will be available!  Pop in to the Norris Museum, working in partnership with the Royal British Legion!  Pop in, call 0808 802 8080 or visit

Pebbles and Friends Story Time

10am – 12pm, Saturday 11th November 2017

Free to drop in, but be here at 10:30am to hear ‘Pebbles and Friends: A Christmas Adventure’ read by the authors, Hannah Vandridge and Robert Clarke. Get creative with festive crafts based on the characters!

Oh Whistle...two ghost stories by M.R. James

7pm, Tuesday 28th November 2017

Think stories are just for children? Think again. Robert Lloyd Parry performs two stories by M R James.

Tickets £10. Refreshments included in ticket price.

Booking essential


10am -4pm, Saturday 2nd December 2017

An ice themed family fun day with crafts, games and sensory play! Warm yourself with a mince pie and hot chocolate.

This event is free to enter, just drop in.

Donations welcome.

Christmas Carols

6:30pm, Monday 11th December 2017

Along with St Ives Methodist Church we invite you to join us to sing carols in the Museum garden. This has become something of a tradition and a lovely way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping.

Free; donations welcome and split between the Museum and the Methodist Church

Sherlock at Christmas

3:30pm, Monday 11th December 2017

The Adventures of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle

A rehearsed reading by Roboert Lloyd Parry.

Please reserve your place by contacting us on 01480 497314

Pay what you like on the day.