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Time and Tide Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Under rated gem

Great place - lovely to see our history come to life - really worth a visit and go to the café for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Unusual and very interesting

The Museum is excellent telling a really interesting story of Great Yarmouth. Set in an old smoke... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Epsom, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3BX, England
+44 1493 743930
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All reviews herring fishing industry silver darlings well worth a visit smoke house kippers fishing history local history old smoke cafe on site all ages audio guide gt yarmouth interactive displays couple of hours great cafe little gem
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place - lovely to see our history come to life - really worth a visit and go to the café for a fab breakfast

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum is excellent telling a really interesting story of Great Yarmouth. Set in an old smoke house - amazing how large the area is for smoking fish. Very realistically told how Great Yarmouth was, and how people lived, prior to the First World War...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit interactive and really interestingly portrayed the cafe is also worth a visit good value excellent foid

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent museum for all ages. The rows of little shops and houses are fascinating. Also nice little cafe for a break to eat.

Thank 74marilyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This old herring smoke house is amazing. It still smells of smoke and fish. The fishing industry has changed so much. There is lots of great displays and activities to keep the children interested. They have a exhibition on the circus which we found interesting....More

Thank U2109LNrachelh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find! Wonderful museum. The ‘Rows’ street scene was excellent. So much information about the fishing industry of the local area. The ‘Herring’ displays, the authentic smells Many hands-on exhibits for the children, whether it be dressing up at the circus or Victorian bathing,...More

Thank SuffolkMayfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this museum on a really cold rainy day at half term mainly because we just didn't know what else to do. What a pleasant surprise! The children with us ranged in age from 16 down to 7 but all of them thoroughly...More

Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our toddler and baby to look around the museum. We spent a good couple of hours which seemed to go so fast. It was very interesting and pitched at just the right level. Lots of interesting facts and time well spent on a...More

Thank peter_mm_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating museum, lots to see and do, great little shop and wonderful cafe. Definitely a must do when Great Yarmouth.

Thank JanetE55
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant museum housed where they used to smoke herrings back in the day . There’s even still the smell in parts of the building ..... !!Telling the history of Great Yarmouth through the ages. Spent an enjoyable couple of hours here last...More

Thank Sharon A
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8 September 2018|
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Response from RoamsweetRome | Reviewed this property |
I don’t so, I think it’s mainly guide dogs. But you might be best to email and check!
4 March 2018|
Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello - the museum is open daily (at the moment Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm). From 29 March 2018 we change to Summer hours and will be open 10am-4.30pm each day.
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