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True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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It's truely interesting

Lovely little museum about the old fishing community and they even still have an original cottage... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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really interesting

we found it a bit hard to find but people were happy to help us. So full of information and the 2... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Elsie E
Norwich, United Kingdom
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“the north end”(11 reviews)
“smoke house”(8 reviews)
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North Street, King's Lynn PE30 1QW, England
+44 1553 770479
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum about the old fishing community and they even still have an original cottage to look around.

Thank Adam-S-Apple
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to this visit however felt let down. The cottages were lovely. However the area was not well signposted. Numbers missing on displays and the staff not knowledgable. The smoke houses were not accessible to a wheel chair user and the corridors narrow....More

Thank racheljennings137
Reviewed 30 September 2018

we found it a bit hard to find but people were happy to help us. So full of information and the 2 original cottages are facinating, the whole museum brings to reallity the lives of the people and life in kings Lynn all those years...More

Thank Elsie E
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I have visited this fantastic site on more than one occasion . Especially poignant for me as my ancestors were fishermen & i am a proud Northender . A really informative place showing just how these hardy people lived . Tons of historic interest covering...More

Thank kevchase666
Reviewed 24 September 2018

great place to visit - it takes about 1 hour to walk around and learn all about the lives of the King's Lynn fishermen and their families.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Thank goodness this small area was saved so that we could all really see how life was like in yesteryear. One up one down cottages which back in the day housed large families. Such a wealth of information about the Fisherfolk of the area. Worth...More

Thank vjeannie
Reviewed 8 September 2018

A friendly welcome on arrival.high spot are the two fishermans cottages .there are plenty of exhibits and stories of how they and their families lived and survived.

Thank 771colin
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This small museum tells the story of the fishermen of King's Lynn. There are rooms set up in period style and plenty of exhibits to keep one interested. The only pity is that you cannot see the waterfront from here now.

Thank MeridianManchester
Reviewed 23 August 2018

If you are in Kings Lynn you should visit this museum. It truly reflects life of a fishing family and the cottages are a real eye opener to how people used to live.

Thank KentFoodies
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a small and privately owned, but very important museum in explaining the social history of the town and the lives of the fisherfolk who lived in True's Yard in the last century. It's quite central in the town and doesn't cost much to...More

Thank Karen L
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