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Caister Lifeboat Station

Tan Lane, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR30 5DJ, England
+44 1493 722001
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Why does this have to rely on private funding?

It is a shame this was closed in 1969 by the RNLI but I realise that financial constraints come... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
whetstoneview
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Walsall, United Kingdom
Cup of tea

Went to beach watch air show with family and friends sataday afternoon..lifeboat station open for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shabbyNorfolk
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norfolk
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Tan Lane, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR30 5DJ, England
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+44 1493 722001
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"well worth a visit"
in 12 reviews
"volunteer staff"
in 2 reviews
"great outing"
in 2 reviews
"friendly volunteers"
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"bernard matthews"
in 4 reviews
"free entry"
in 5 reviews
"easter egg hunt"
in 2 reviews
"open to the public"
in 2 reviews
"heritage centre"
in 3 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 2 reviews
"informative visit"
in 2 reviews
"fantastic visit"
in 2 reviews
"interesting history"
in 3 reviews
"tea and coffee"
in 2 reviews
"boat launch"
in 2 reviews
"interactive displays"
in 2 reviews
"little gem"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a shame this was closed in 1969 by the RNLI but I realise that financial constraints come into such expensive services. It reminds me of the same situation with the Air Ambulance service! At least by having days when the public can visit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to beach watch air show with family and friends sataday afternoon..lifeboat station open for teas and coffees.very welcome treet.volunteers do a very good jo b.

Thank shabbyNorfolk
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Had lovely visit to station, great to see the old & the newer life boats on-station. Very friendly volunteers with good knowledge and engaging with the young & old of us. The grandchildren had a lovely time dressing up in the jackets and safety helmets...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We Stopped here as was passing. Found it very Interesting & Knowledgeable, These fine men do a brave job with no pay. We Had A Sandwich & Tea In The Cafe which was lovely. Lots Of thinks for the kids to do. And thank you...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking for the beach and found the large car park where the lifeboat station is situated. The lifeboat station is in two parts with one of the older lifeboats in one shed which included an interactive series of displays and museum pieces backed...More

Thank Ian0367
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent information and items for all to see about the history of this great service. We usually visit when we are in the area. New interactive displays are good. Often activities for children as well as usual displays. You can get to see their boats...More

Thank Woodrow137
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Run by volunteers they have a good collection of artefacts and an interesting if at times disorganised history. We would have liked to look around the 'shop' area but the volunteers all stood in the way chatting and we didn't like to disturb them. Overall...More

Thank Corinne R
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stumbled across this as we walked along the beach, it was a very wet day and the ( I take volunteers) were inside with a table of goodies to sell, we wandered around and had a read of all the signs on the wall....More

Thank Jackie L
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

very informative staff and crew interesting to see life boats and have a cuppa and cake well done to the lifeboat crew doing this on a volunteering basis

Thank joy C
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Had a look around inside and read up on some interesting things. Spent a quick half hour in there with family.

Thank Angela F
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ilrealisemydream
11 July 2017|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Yes,. Well behaved dogs are welcome. To see all the museum involves using stairs so consider this. But most of it is on the flat..
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_jan0757
12 May 2016|
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Yes we welcome all dogs large and small water always available pleased to see you
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_jan0757
12 May 2016|
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Are dogs allowed in the museum please.
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