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Elizabethan House Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Nice place

Easy to find, very informative. National trust free entry. Some very interactive items in show... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Could be better

The house is beautiful and a great bit of eye candy but I think that the costumes could be more... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Charlotte U
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Experience the lives of families who lived in this splendid Quayside house from Tudor to Victorian times.Discover Victorian life 'upstairs and downstairs' and find out what is was really like to work in the kitchen and scullery. Decide for yourself...more
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4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH, England
+44 1493 855746
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find, very informative. National trust free entry. Some very interactive items in show rooms.

Thank Katherine3691
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're NT members and have visited many sites. Had we paid to go in here we'd have been hugely disappointed. Like the town itself, this was just dull.

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little find, very informative tactile museum. Great for children with the dressing up in each room and play room. Good for adults with the herb garden and plenty of Interesting exhibits most of which can be handled. Friendly staff good couple of hours spent...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

It was a bit of a struggle to find this place on a busy wharf-side road and get a paid park about 200 metres away, and the exterior of the building is not special, but it was surprisingly interesting once we were inside the house...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Elizabethan House and it was very interesting. The rooms are all laid out how they would have been. My daughter enjoyed doing the native Norfolk nature trail round the house and got a lollipop at the end. There...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 21 July 2018

On holiday for a few days in Great Yarmouth and found this little gem of a museum that covers the history of the house over several hundred years. It has things from the English Civil War linked to the Cromwell Museum & Trust, Huntingdon as...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The house is beautiful and a great bit of eye candy but I think that the costumes could be more size inclusive and there could be more activities. The gift shop is beautiful though with cute finds!

Thank Charlotte U
Reviewed 16 July 2018

National Trust property. Quite expensive entrance. Although this is classed as an Elizabethan house the story inside only begins in the 1590s so yes, technically Elizabethan but then most of the interior is regarding the Civil War (1640s) and Victorian era. A real mash up...More

1  Thank JoanneElizabeth1970
timet123, Admin Assistant at Elizabethan House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Many thanks for your review and for your comments about our friendly Visitor Services staff. The museum takes it name from the period in which it was built i.e. 1596 in the Elizabethan era. In our publicity we offer visitors the chance to 'explore four...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This was an expensive visit for the amount of time the three yo dained to stay. There was a hunt around questionnaire bit too hard for her to complete as questions required reading g skills so I had to work hard to keep her entertained....More

Thank Ali0818
Reviewed 1 July 2018

You'll find the Elizabethan House Museum next to Great Yarmouth's Town Hall on the South Quay in Great Yarmouth. You visit the Kitchens, Laundry room, Living areas, large stairway and Landing leading to the Bedrooms and Meeting Rooms. It was here that some of the...More

2  Thank David S
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Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello - admission fees for Elizabethan House Museum are - Adult £5.00 Concession £4.75 Child £4.00 Family ticket (1 adult + children) £12.80 Family ticket (2 adults + children) £17.00 Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing... More