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Time and Tide Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Memories of childhood

As a child brought up in Great Yarmouth in the 1950s I was friends with the son of the last owner... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brisbane, Australia
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Smoke house and art display

This is an excellent museum, Very family oriented, lots for the kids to get involved with, but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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“silver darlings”(22 reviews)
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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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All reviewsherringfishing industrysilver darlingswell worth a visitsmoke housekippersfishing historylocal historycafe on sitelocal fishingold smokeall agesaudio guideinteresting displaysgt yarmouthcouple of hoursgreat cafe
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a child brought up in Great Yarmouth in the 1950s I was friends with the son of the last owner of Swanstons fish house - a blowtering company. We used to play in the smoke house (when not in use) and eat herring straight...More

Thank androidjohn2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum, Very family oriented, lots for the kids to get involved with, but please keep them quiet! It’s very nice how you are (self) directed around. If you really like to check out the displays and write ups put aside loads...More

Thank Grab0
Reviewed 5 days ago

had a lovely meal in the cafe on site before our tour. Fantastic stories to read and such a joy for me to be able to access the top of the curing shed in the lift as I use a walker. I am sure lots...More

Thank PatsyC0lchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good museum. Excellent creation of scenarios showing the shopping, working and daily home life of people in the past in Great Yarmouth. Really good that the setting is on the original site where smoking of fish took place. Unfortunately there is quite a bit...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for a quick visit because I have been before a few years ago and they have updated and changed some of the exhibits and improved the flow through the different rooms. All of it accessible for pushchair or wheelchair. There is such a...More

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As ever a pleasure to visit We visited this venue as part of the Heritage Day celebrations It was pleasant watching the new video

Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been going to yarmouth for some years now did not know of this gem.my husband is not a fan of museums and it said be prepared for two to three hours and thought we won"t be in that long how wrong can you be it...More

1  Thank pepperc907
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful time at Time & Tide Museum today. Went specifically for the art exhibition Drawn to The Coast re: artists Constable, Turner and Crome but was pleasantly surprised to find everything else there of interest too. Centred on Great Yarmouth's maritime and fishing heritage, it...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don’t normally like museums but this was a really interesting visit. Well laid out and presented,Good for young people and I was pleased to accompany my friends.

Thank toddy123741
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forgive me if I rant on but we have had the best day here today, I have 3 boys aged from 3 to 12 and a husband and none of which are easily pleased. We read the reviews and expected it to be short sweet...More

2  Thank Samantha R
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8 September 2018|
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Response from RoamsweetRome | Reviewed this property |
I don’t so, I think it’s mainly guide dogs. But you might be best to email and check!
Katie L
5 March 2018|
Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello - the museum is open daily (at the moment Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm). From 29 March 2018 we change to Summer hours and will be open 10am-4.30pm each day.
14 September 2017|
Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hi there, I am afraid that we do not have our own car park. There is however an inexpensive pay & display car park just opposite the Museum on Blackfriars’ Road. In addition many of the streets that surround the Museum are... More