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Time and Tide Museum

Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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Fab place to visit

My daughetr & I loved our visit to The tide and time museum. Loads to do, great staff, plenty to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tania F

Really interesting trip through history of Great Yarmouth and herring industry built in old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 drifter. Hear gripping tales of wreck and rescue and meet some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea.Discover the town's rich maritime heritage and its development as a popular seaside resort. Wander down a tupical 1913 'Row' and see inside the homes of a local fisherman and his neighbours.Explore the smokehouses, where the lingering aroma of smoked herring is a reminder of times gone by.See website for details of of our events programme.Shop and cafe also available. For all other enquiries please see the website or telephone the museum.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughetr & I loved our visit to The tide and time museum. Loads to do, great staff, plenty to see, great fun. Will return.

Thank Tania F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting trip through history of Great Yarmouth and herring industry built in old smokehouse. Didn’t realise how attacked it was during the war. Excellent on site restaurant called silver darlings. Good for accessibility including free caters place.

Thank GrossenB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just the place for a coffee and sandwiches freshly made .... reat to stop just s nice place to stop after a brisk walk along the prom maybe ??

Thank 370tobin_david
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cold November day with relations visiting, what could we do? It's a few years since we last visited & wondered what had changed. Displays have been updated. The rails with folding seats were very welcome. The row of cottages an eye opener. We...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum saff very helpful and welcoming. Displays are varied, many and evocatively tell the herring fishing history of Great Yarmouth. Only area for improvement is to make sure the audio guides are fully charged / retain charge to get around the whole museum (mine stopped...More

Thank bravotangi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit made to this attraction not arranged but as a last minute idea. As his great great great grandmother was a fisher girl from Peterhead who used to travel to Great Yarmouth every season and his great grandfather her son a cooper by trade who...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very good exhibition of old time great yarmouth, excellently explained with pictures and writing from a smoke house to the fishing boats that used to use this once very busy port. it has a very nice restaurant with good quality food, it's a nice place...More

Thank suzukinutter
Reviewed 4 November 2017

One of the best museums. Visit and see what I mean. The tide has ebbed and flowed for this town so many times and all the changes are reflected here. Don't miss the seaside fun bit!

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 4 November 2017

been twice most interesting, mobility scooter friendly to all floors staff pleasant and helpful don't miss it

Thank barry22017
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I spent a lot of time in Great Yarmouth as a child and this museum taught me so much more about this lovely town and resort. My husband also thoroughly enjoyed the museum, despite not having been to Yarmouth more than once before. We spent...More

Thank pamstrips
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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
9 September 2017|
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Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hi rchatts2016, Here are our admission prices: Adult: £5.70 Concession*: £5.40 Child: (4-18) £4.55 Family (1 adult + all children): £14.55 Family (2 adults + all children): £19.40 Twilight Ticket (1 hour before closing... More
6 August 2017|
Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello and many thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the museum buildings - we have a guide dogs only policy. Dogs are allowed into the courtyard area in front of the café only and must be on a... More