Saturday, September 11, 2010

Great Day to Visit a Castle

Today we went to Norwich to visit a castle. Norwich castle was built in 1067 and among other things served as a prison for 500 years.  There were amazing exhibits in the museum exhibits and to make it even sweeter admittance was free today for heritage days. We spent about 3 hours there exploring the castle and going through all the different exhibits.  The only exhibit we didn't get to see was the museum of modern art which was closed.
A suit of armor
The tower guard's toilet. Laugh for the day was hearing a Mom tell her little one not to "go" in there!
Sara using the hands on weaving loom
Tom coming out of a tower room
An amazing tapestry that is not that old. It was made in 1907.
I took pictures of clothing dating back to the 18th century, but I will save that for another post.  I will leave you with a picture of something that warmed my heart:

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