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Nelson Museum

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Interesting Museum

Really interesting and fun museum. So much information about Nelson and his life on the sea. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve J
Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
Not bad for a little collection

We called here on a saturday to find out this is the day it closes,so we returned the next day and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I a big student of Lord Nelson so I had to go to this museum ! I did enjoy it very much . Very friendly staff ,had my photo taken of my Nelson tattoo .

Thank adriandhembrow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very good museum very helpful volunteers a great 2 hours out look out for the cat in the hammock and the mouse with the cheese!!

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting and fun museum. So much information about Nelson and his life on the sea. There are dress up and models of Nelsons,' ships.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called here on a saturday to find out this is the day it closes,so we returned the next day and spent the best part of an hour here.Although there were some interesting artifacts,the most interesting things for me were the pictures and prints of...More

Thank jimbooth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know this place existed thanks to the annual maritime festival. We went there not sure what to expect but did learn a lot about the legend Horatio Nelson. Went for Scones, cream and jam which was worth the money.

Thank UkiBrit
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The Nelson museum (South Quay, Gt Yarmouth - close to English Heritage row houses & Lydia Eva steam herring drifter) is a true gem of a find ( as is the monument further along the quay, with Britannia at the very top of the helm)....More

Thank TrailBlazer753027
Reviewed 4 September 2018

On a rainy day with two young grandchildren, this museum was a real find. With clipboard in hand they set off to find the hidden dice. But got side tracked by the puzzles and other interactive stuff. For the adults this is also a great...More

Thank Ambassador792587
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is such a cute little museum which is easy to find and next door to a car park! The museum tells you all about Nelsons life and life on a boat - using puzzles, dress up and so much more to help teach...More

Thank Charlotte U
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Visiting Yarmouth many times we decided to add some culture to our visit, we found Nelson Museum very enlightening, helping one to see inside the man he was. it passed a very pleasant morning. lots to read about Nelsons life and his career at sea...More

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 13 July 2018

For any Nelson lover this place is not to be missed when in the area. There were many interesting exhibits, well worth a visit.

Thank AnnEandCharles
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Response from Robert d | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheel chair friendly
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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)