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Time and Tide Museum

Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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Interesting place to go.

A very interesting and educational place to visit for an hour or so. Good to have a look st Great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mark B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
An interesting look at Norfolk Life Gone By.

An enjoyable afternoon looking through the exhibits and displays of Norfolk life and Great Yarmouth... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian herring curing works, Time & Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its Ice Age origins to the present day. Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950s fish wharf and take the wheel of a steam drifter. Hear gripping tales of wreck and rescue and meet some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea.Discover the town's rich maritime heritage and its development as a popular seaside resort. Wander down a tupical 1913 'Row' and see inside the homes of a local fisherman and his neighbours.Explore the smokehouses, where the lingering aroma of smoked herring is a reminder of times gone by.See website for details of of our events programme.Shop and cafe also available. For all other enquiries please see the website or telephone the museum.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very interesting and educational place to visit for an hour or so. Good to have a look st Great Yarmouths past and heritage.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 days ago

An enjoyable afternoon looking through the exhibits and displays of Norfolk life and Great Yarmouth in days gone by. You will also find a wide selection of art works with a coastal theme on display and during my visit, there was a temporary titanic exhibition...More

Thank Mr_Global_Roamer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the first places visited this holiday. Family ticket is good value. We went there with or 3 children - 5 year old twins and a 4 year old. There is plenty for the children to do, with dressing up as a fisherman and...More

Thank GSF1200n
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good value for money at under £13 for 2 adults and a child. We spent over 2 hours there. Easy to follow route around the museum. You start in a mock up of the Rows - love this. Then through the story of herring fishing...More

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely, interesting and educational afternoon out! A definite for families with inquisitive young children!

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today with my family there's 11 of us with ages ranging from 10 to 84 I must say what a fantastic day out we had breakfast then went into the museum itself which was very educational and interesting for all the family will...More

Thank Paula_Lenette
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic museum which has been thoughtfully planned. Lots of interactive stuff for kids to do. We were especially impressed with their example of a Great Yarmouth row and the original smoke rooms which still smell of fish!

Thank chloebaker1992
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting and fun place for ages 5-99 approximately. Shows Yarmouth as it was until quite recently.

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a large and very interesting museum. It draws on all the history of Great Yarmouth from Wolly Mammoths, stone age, Romans and yes the herring fishing. There are many hands on things to do and the staff are very friendly to encourage children...More

Thank craigandsarah14
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really interesting museum describing the life and times of a nearly vanished industry centred on the herring fishery. The exhibits are right up to the mark, and there are activities for young children as well

Thank rfortey
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6 August 2017|
Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello and many thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the museum buildings - we have a guide dogs only policy. Dogs are allowed into the courtyard area in front of the café only and must be on a... More
Mary S
24 February 2017|
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Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Admission prices up to 31 March 2017 are - Adult £5.50, Concession £5.20, Young person (4-18) £4.40, Family ticket (1 adult + children) £14.00, Family ticket (2 adults + children) £18.70, Twilight ticket (one hour before... More
Susan J
19 January 2017|
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Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello, The museum is fully accessible by wheelchair with a lifts to ground floor in reception and to the first floor also. If you have any further queries please let us know or telephone reception on (01493) 743930 - option... More