Time & Tide Museum
The Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth Norfolk is, if you like browsing through museums and you like history, boats, water and fishing, a must place to visit.
This museum, which has won or been nominated for loads of awards is situated in a renovated Victorian Herring Curing works.
The displays include a whole street or row from 1913 so you see first hand how the fishing families lived, a Yarmouth quayside from the 1950s shows us the hustle and bustle of the fish being landed and the fish wives working preparing the fish for market and there is a recreation of a fishing trip on the drifters – no seasick pills required!
Of course, the collections are very wide ranging and touch on all the other marine trades, for example boatbuilding, the merchant trading of the fish and also the lifesaving. When you have wondered at how life was way back when, you can examine the museums great collection of ship models and the local marine art collection or take a rest in the courtyard café with a cuppa.
There are also apart from the wonderful exhibitions, lots of photographs and papers that document the transformation of Great Yarmouth through all it’s ups and downs, through the wars, from its humble beginnings through to the present day.
There are plenty of things to do for the children, hands-on displays, games, puzzles, free audio guides, film shows and children's activities bring the great story of Great Yarmouth vividly to life.
Admissions costs range from a Family pass down to the under 4's enter free.
There are Discounts for groups, ring 01493 743943 (non schools), 01493 743944 (schools). * Disabled visitors, over 60s and students.
Please note: Admission to the shop is free.
Opening Hours 1 November - 31 March 2016 Mon- Fri 10am - 16:00pm Sat & Sun 12noon - 16:00pm.
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