We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Yesterday's World - CLOSED

34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EN, England
+44 1493 331148
Review Highlights
small but cheap to get into so good for the money

Very small little museum with merry go round. my toddler loved it. cheap enough to get into so no... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
via mobile
It is closed

This is now closed so do not bother to go as you will find nothing. I do not know how people are... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
Carlton Colville, United Kingdom
Read all 373 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Whatever age you are, whether you’re young or not so young, you’ll just love a visit to our fantastic and award-winning Yesterday’s World in Great Yarmouth. Superbly located right on the Golden Mile you’ll be amazed as soon as you walk through the entrance – you can even walk straight from the seafront into our famous themed Victorian cafe. See stunning life-size Victorian street and shop displays. You’ll marvel at how many original exhibits we have here – over 150,000 all beautifully presented showing over 100 years of British history.Your unique and fascinating journey starts here – take in a visit to the ironmongers shop, discover what it was like in a 19th century apothecary. The younger ones will be amazed at what a toy shop looked like compared to today! Your journey continues with life-like historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Queen Victoria – you will even take an audience with her and also view the Royal exhibition. Meet also the life-size characters from famous Victorian novels. Your journey will be full of surprises including sound and light shows.Discover what the local car mechanic’s garage was like, visit the amazing wheelwrights or the fantastic display of cameras – there’s so much to see. Throughout your journey you will discover many fascinating facts and figures from various characters of over last 100 years giving you an insight into life during their times. Immerse yourself in a fabulous trip down memory lane – there really is something for everyone from our thousands upon thousands of treasures and unique memorabilia from days gone by and see for yourself how much Great Yarmouth has changed since the nineteenth century.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
17 Aug 2015
“small but cheap to get into so good for the money”
9 Jul 2015
“It is closed”
34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EN, England
Reviews (373)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very small little museum with merry go round. my toddler loved it. cheap enough to get into so no complaints you pay for what you get. cafe very nice relaxing an lovely old fashioned service. enjoyable for a little past time.

Thank foodcriticsme
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is now closed so do not bother to go as you will find nothing. I do not know how people are still putting reviews up as it closed before the start of this season. They would have got a lot more visitors if they...More

3  Thank romazlovescuba
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We had afternoon tea here on a weekend getaway. The food was well cooked and presented. The staff were very fiendly and helpfull. The place was clean and tidy.

1  Thank melvynfletcher
Reviewed 2 July 2015

It's worth a visit, I love the waxworks and the stuff they have. I would like to see a little more 70's pop stuff. They do have a super shop and tea room.

Thank Quackers1960
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Loved Yesterdays World. If you're in to history this is one for you. Very informative. Great for the kids too.

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This was a nice little tea rooms going back in time, but the attraction has now closed, and is being put up for sale, as no one was interested in buying it as an attraction and on going concern. It is a shame to see...More

Thank PBush
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Someone had a good idea about Yesterday's World and they have almost clinched it. It is worth a visit and a look back in time, but I think they could maybe add a few more Yesterday pieces. There is a gift shop with a nice...More

1  Thank Jayne L
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Enjoyed it here but it was expensive but felt i had to visit at least this once,The tearooms are good , the scones are my little treat, , however it is expensive.

Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Unfortunately this attraction has closed and most of the exhibits sold at Auction. It is impossible to REVIEW if the attraction is no longer there !!!

1  Thank MartinDNorwich
Reviewed 28 April 2015

There is no Yesterday's World it has closed down the building is up for sale as no one wanted to buy it as an attraction

Thank sharon w
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 hotels in Great Yarmouth
Fawlty Towers
143 reviews
.32 km away
The New Beach Hotel
231 reviews
.34 km away
The Waverley Hotel
387 reviews
.44 km away
The Nelson Hotel
299 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Fish & Grill
1,118 reviews
.16 km away
Ocean Spray
618 reviews
.23 km away
Columbia Taverna
301 reviews
.19 km away
Cafe Ocean
21 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Time and Tide Museum
737 reviews
.45 km away
948 reviews
.35 km away
Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth
1,717 reviews
.49 km away
Wellington Pier
94 reviews
.07 km away