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Time and Tide Museum

Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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Excellent day with the grandchildren

We visited on a Pirate day and the kids loved learning about a pirates life. Loved the modern art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norfolk, Uk
Ver informative

Very infromative, lots of things to see, lots of rooms and stairs. Videos to watch about fishing in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mandy H
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Pirate day and the kids loved learning about a pirates life. Loved the modern art exhibition too. Funn for all the family Aaarrrggghhhhhh!

1  Thank amyhillmob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very infromative, lots of things to see, lots of rooms and stairs. Videos to watch about fishing in theolder days, which my nan use to due. Cafe there with competative prices

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was raining, we were at a loss as to what to do, so decided to pay this museum a quick visit. Wasn't expecting much to be honest. HOW WRONG WE WERE! The Time and Tide Museum is incredible. So much information on Gt Yarmouth...More

Thank thatwatson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first appearance is of a small museum,but upon entering,you realise it is quite big. The main theme,is the Yarmouth fishing industry,which is presented inn excellent way. After leaving the fishing section,you go on to see what local archeologists have found.Then on to a section...More

Thank PaulT12-18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting museum. Very good reflection of what life in Yarmouth has been like over the years. Plenty for young children to do. Not a whole day out but excellent none the less.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are both from Great Yarmouth originally. We saw the end of the herring industry and my wife's grandfather was an award winning skipper, several times over for Bloomfield'd. There is so much to see and the original smell of the racks...More

Thank galmi4me
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a great place to go what ever age and see how things used to be here in Great Yarmouth. The site itself is very misleading from the front about its size! The place is quite big. You can spend hours looking around...More

Thank 373nathany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little museum, currently running a photo exhibition which was our main reason for going. Lovely staff and a fabulous cafe too.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a fantastic few hours looking around this museum, housed in an old Victorian herring curing works. Who knew that the art of smoking fish 🐟 would be so interesting?! This subject really was the highlight of the museum for me, the information boards, videos,...More

1  Thank Sahloff79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was invited along to this rather dingy looking building (from the outside) situated not far off the old town wall of Great Yarmouth just for a quick lunch and was most surprised at the good service and excellent food. Great Yarmouth on a winter's...More

Thank Ynot36
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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
9 September 2017|
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Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hi rchatts2016, Here are our admission prices: Adult: £5.70 Concession*: £5.40 Child: (4-18) £4.55 Family (1 adult + all children): £14.55 Family (2 adults + all children): £19.40 Twilight Ticket (1 hour before closing... More
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