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Time and Tide Museum

Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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A lovely, interesting and educational afternoon out! A definite for families with inquisitive young... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kim N
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Went here today with my family there's 11 of us with ages ranging from 10 to 84 I must say what a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paula_Lenette
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days ago

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

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 6 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

I heard about this from a friend. We went on an afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed the music memorabilia. We even ran into Peter Jay the famous entrepreneur of Great Yarmouth.Also drummer in the late fifties and early sixties with The Jaywalkers. A fascinating experience of...More

Thank bwortley1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in GY for a week and saw the adverts for the titanic exhibition on at the time and tide and came along. The grounds are so lovely, historical and well kept. There is a cafe but we didn't use. The staff were incredibly...More

Thank sarah c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum with loads to see ...smells of fish to create atmosphere and got to see the houses of years ago ..really enjoyed it and would go again

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at the museum, it brought back a lot of wonderful memories of the herring season. Being a Yarmouth bloater myself particularly a Barrack boy there was so much for me to ponder over. The smell of the smoke house was still...More

Thank Ron L
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6 August 2017|
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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
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Mary S
24 February 2017|
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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
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Susan J
19 January 2017|
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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
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