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Fishermen's Heritage Centre

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Well preserved lifeboat heritage

An excellent display showing the bravery of men who manned the early lifeboat at Sheringham. The... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
So interesting.

This little museum is well worth a visit. Not only do you view the old lifeboat,, but the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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OPEN OCTOBER 20th - OCTOBER 28th then closed until Easter 2019. Fisheries Heritage Centre displaying a rowing and sailing lifeboat operated by a large crew of fishermen in its original lifeboat shed.
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West Cliff | Fishermen's Slope on West Promenade, Sheringham NR26 8JT, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

An excellent display showing the bravery of men who manned the early lifeboat at Sheringham. The display is maintaine by charitable donation only and is well woth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ernie09Kent
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This little museum is well worth a visit. Not only do you view the old lifeboat,, but the information boards tell fascinating stories of the people who lived in Sheringham, and the courage they displayed. I was touched by the sight of the Kapok jackets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RuthieRoy
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Very atmospheric old lifeboat shed with some lovely displays, very atmospheric and enjoyable. Friendly staff too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C783356
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Visited recently ( live in local area ) what a lovely little museum, full of history, well laid out. huge rowing lifeboat takes centre stage. Certainly makes you think about the bravery and strength of the crew. History of Sheringham Lifeboat, how it started and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shirley-7
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Staying in Sherringham this is well worth a visit lots of info very knowledgable volunteers had a great look round enjoyable visit How tough these old sailors must have been

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susan p
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Not the biggest, but this museum provides an interesting insight into the history of the pre RNLI lifeboats in Sheringham. Situated in two rooms with lots of stuff to see and do.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This Fisherman's Heritage Centre is quite small, manned by volunteers, free to visit and close to the beach. I learnt so much in my very short visit, because there is so much information. The sheer size of the lifeboat and the bravery of the men...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen L
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is a free visitors centre . Lots of history and old artifacts from times gone by. Helpful friendly staff..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The Fisherman's Heritage Centre is located close to the beach and although small is full of info about the Henry Ramey Upcher lifeboat and the local family that funded it also tributes to the heroism of the local fishermen who risked life and limb to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank johnm1951
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lovely characterful place to wander around right on the prom by the fisherman's slope... Lots of interesting fishing memorabilia and stuff from days gone by.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Alison23lufbra
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