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A fascinating visit - Children's University destination.

A brilliant place to go with my 8 year old son. We loved exploring the house. The nature trail is... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Pauline M
Beccles, United Kingdom
Ineresting Museum

Interesting and so much history about the surrounding area . Plenty of artifacts showing how people... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Steve J
Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH, England
+44 1493 855746
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All reviews national trust nt members civil war victorian kitchen king charles well worth a visit play room touch things information cards nature trail stained glass lots of interesting exhibits victorian times south quay fascinating history interesting visit dressing up clothes
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

very interesting and also good fun because the kiddies , and oldies can dress up in the period cistumes. Most enjoyable

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pauline F
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A brilliant place to go with my 8 year old son. We loved exploring the house. The nature trail is based on stuffed wild animals, which prompted lots of discussion about taxidermy, life and death. There's a tea party of stuffed Red Squirrells!!! The kitchen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Interesting and so much history about the surrounding area . Plenty of artifacts showing how people lived in the era. Fair entry fee .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve J
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is a small site for the national trust but has made good use of the space to weave a tale of the house's history from the civil war to Victorian times. Unlike many properties you aren't constrained by ropped off areas and can walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katherine3691
Reviewed 8 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank U2109LNrachelh
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martin O
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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