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Time and Tide Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Day out in GT Yarmouth

If you only go to one attraction in GT Yarmouth make it this one. Well worth the time, and for once... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter L
via mobile
Under rated gem

Great place - lovely to see our history come to life - really worth a visit and go to the café for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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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...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 reviews herring fishing industry silver darlings well worth a visit smoke house kippers fishing history local history old smoke all ages audio guide cafe on site great history gt yarmouth interactive displays three hours great cafe
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you only go to one attraction in GT Yarmouth make it this one. Well worth the time, and for once NOT over priced. You need about 2 hours to see it all.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place - lovely to see our history come to life - really worth a visit and go to the café for a fab breakfast

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wanderer58409459218
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The Museum is excellent telling a really interesting story of Great Yarmouth. Set in an old smoke house - amazing how large the area is for smoking fish. Very realistically told how Great Yarmouth was, and how people lived, prior to the First World War...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MandCF
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit interactive and really interestingly portrayed the cafe is also worth a visit good value excellent foid

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helen K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Excellent museum for all ages. The rows of little shops and houses are fascinating. Also nice little cafe for a break to eat.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 74marilyn
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This old herring smoke house is amazing. It still smells of smoke and fish. The fishing industry has changed so much. There is lots of great displays and activities to keep the children interested. They have a exhibition on the circus which we found interesting....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank U2109LNrachelh
Reviewed 4 November 2018

What a find! Wonderful museum. The ‘Rows’ street scene was excellent. So much information about the fishing industry of the local area. The ‘Herring’ displays, the authentic smells Many hands-on exhibits for the children, whether it be dressing up at the circus or Victorian bathing,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SuffolkMayfly
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We went to this museum on a really cold rainy day at half term mainly because we just didn't know what else to do. What a pleasant surprise! The children with us ranged in age from 16 down to 7 but all of them thoroughly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We took our toddler and baby to look around the museum. We spent a good couple of hours which seemed to go so fast. It was very interesting and pitched at just the right level. Lots of interesting facts and time well spent on a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peter_mm_10
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Fascinating museum, lots to see and do, great little shop and wonderful cafe. Definitely a must do when Great Yarmouth.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanetE55
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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!
4 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