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Nelson Museum

26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
+44 1493 850698
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mixed blessings

Quite a small museum on the quayside, but really interesting, there is a "gun room" as on the gun... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
brian t
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Learn all about Nelson's history

Very interesting & showing a lot of maps, costumes & paintings. Time well spent learning about the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Solihull, United Kingdom
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26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
+44 1493 850698
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Quite a small museum on the quayside, but really interesting, there is a "gun room" as on the gun deck of the Victory, with sound effects as if in battle. Don't miss the multi panel display in the back yard which gives many definitions for...More

Thank brian t
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Very interesting & showing a lot of maps, costumes & paintings. Time well spent learning about the history of this great man.

Thank 1stcolehouse
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We arrived at the museum at 4.30 only to be told by a grumpy man-we shut in half an hour. My husband asked Will we be able to get round the museum in that time. He replied Yes and charged all three of us full...More

Thank Fifi A
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Having been to the Nelson exhibition at Greenwich recently, and even the one in Norwich castle, this was a bit of a let down... Yes there were some interesting articles, and memorabilia, but nothing that I had not seen before. The website does make it...More

4  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had spent time over the weekend at the maratime event on the harbour. The museum was very interesting and there were a good selection of artifacts and knowledge of staff we met . Worthvthec £1.00 entrance fee.

Thank gaildxn
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Having seen the previous reviews I am beginning to wonder if we went to the same place! Each to their own but for me this is without doubt one of the dullest museums I have ever had the misfortune to visit! If you want to...More

1  Thank mystic100
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived as the museum opened. Sadly It doesn't accept card so i had to go for a little walk to get some cash. But they were very good and let my wife and kids in to go to the courtyard to play. The museum is...More

Thank GSF1200n
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A lot of effort has gone into the presentation of this museum and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and extent of the exhibition offerings. Spent a good hour or two and came away knowing a lot more than I did before, especially surprising...More

Thank ToriTbag
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were passing and decided to go in, glad we did. There was loads of information, pictures and interative things for childre, there was a nice coutyard to sit in, also with things for children to do. It was smaller than we expected but it...More

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

On holidays in Great Yarmouth we wanted to do something different and chose the Nelson Museum. It truly exceeded our expectations. Fascinating and informative displays traced Nelsons life and achievements. An outside area had a number of games and displays which entertained two boys (10...More

1  Thank smaryfran
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Ali M
16 October 2016|
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Response from Robert d | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheel chair friendly
Lainey R
12 June 2015|
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Admission Fees: Adults £3.95 (over 16) Concessions £3.50 (OAP, students) Children £2.50 (Over 3, under 16) Family ticket £12.00 (2 adults, up to 4 children)