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Elizabethan House Museum

4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH, England
+44 1493 855746
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Elizabethan House

A nice place to visit for an hour or so,it's like walking into someone's house in the olden... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
656Maureenb1
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
One of the best informative museums my wife and I have been to.

After we left the museum, about an hour later, my wife discovered that she did not have her... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
jimbo1002013
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canvey island essex
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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 if the death of Charles I was plotted in the Conspiracy Room. Dress the family in Tudor costumes. Let children play in the activity packed toy room, and relax in the small, but delightful, walled garden. The Elizabethan House is a National Trust site managed by Norfolk Museums Service. The museum is open from 1 April to 31 October each year.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH, England
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"well worth a visit"
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"touch things"
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"heritage weekend"
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"lots of interesting exhibits"
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"different periods"
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"victorian times"
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"stained glass"
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"interesting visit"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to visit for an hour or so,it's like walking into someone's house in the olden days.It's on 2 floors.There is a place out the back to have a sit down with a cuppa.

Thank 656Maureenb1
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

After we left the museum, about an hour later, my wife discovered that she did not have her handbag. We phoned the museum and spoke to a very nice gentelman who went immediately through all the rooms to see if it was there. After about...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

A superb example of "stepping back in time" so much of real interest covering four centuries of history, you can try on the Tudor costumes for a photo shoot! and plenty for children to see and do again with costumes in the toy room featuring...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Only small compared with some NT properties but very interesting, warm and clean. We had a good hour there and would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Beautifully decorated Elizabethan house. Lots of information & areas where children can dress in costumes relevant to that era. Lovely afternoon spent there

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A very interesting building, packed with historical artefacts and informative displays. Great for children to see and touch history.... right up to the older generation. Many things displayed here brought back memories from my childhood. Well worth popping in to have a look round. Parking...More

Thank Lilly A
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. The kids aged 6, 7 and 9 loved playing with the old toys, dressing up and exploring this interesting house. The guide was very informative with tales of ghosts and good all around knowledge. The house may be small, but...More

Thank murtus
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This museum is a good insight to the Tudor period this Elizabethan house with all it's furnishings built in 1596 etc. A merchants house on the quay where it is known the supports of Cromwell meet before the civil war 1648 to plan to kill...More

Thank Malcolm021
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The smallest National Trust property we have visited. Some wonderful features - especially the huge fireplaces and wooden paneling. Definitely worth popping in.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Local museum and historic interiors including some very nice stained glass and childrens toys. Worth visiting if in the area.

Thank KAW687
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John R
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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
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