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Elizabethan House Museum

4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH, England
+44 1493 855746
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Small but very nice

Not too expensive, staff friendly. Small house but very well laid out and lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tinaglees0n
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Kent, United Kingdom
interesting but check opening times

an interesting and well restored house with fascinating displays and helpful staff. Not open on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RandallEv
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Experience the lives of families who lived in this splendid Quayside house from Tudor to Victorian times.Discover Victorian life 'upstairs and downstairs' and find out what is was really like to work in the kitchen and scullery. Decide for yourself if the death of Charles I was plotted in the Conspiracy Room. Dress the family in Tudor costumes. Let children play in the activity packed toy room, and relax in the small, but delightful, walled garden. The Elizabethan House is a National Trust site managed by Norfolk Museums Service. The museum is open from 1 April to 31 October each year.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QH, England
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"national trust property"
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"toy room"
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"king charles"
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"well worth a visit"
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"civil war"
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"touch things"
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"lots of interesting exhibits"
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"different periods"
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"south quay"
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"stained glass"
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"interesting visit"
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"fascinating history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too expensive, staff friendly. Small house but very well laid out and lots of interesting little touches. Not at all stuffy and formal. Very clean facilities. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an interesting and well restored house with fascinating displays and helpful staff. Not open on Saturdays.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived toward the end of the day, but had time to view the displays. The curator is very knowledgeable, and helpful - The only drawback is their is no disabled access to upstairs, so despite my poor mobility, as I didn't want to miss...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem this lovely man on desk friendly and helpful ! Well worth a look I'm a national trust member so glad we came in today! I'd say an hour visit maybe very hands on and impressed fully keep up the good work

Thank Tina P
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a small but informative attraction on Great Yarmouth's South Quay. There is plenty of information available and some fascinating stories about the part some of Great Yarmouth's residents played in the English Civil War and the beheading of Charles 1. Spent about an...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A nice place to visit for an hour or so,it's like walking into someone's house in the olden days.It's on 2 floors.There is a place out the back to have a sit down with a cuppa.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

After we left the museum, about an hour later, my wife discovered that she did not have her handbag. We phoned the museum and spoke to a very nice gentelman who went immediately through all the rooms to see if it was there. After about...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

A superb example of "stepping back in time" so much of real interest covering four centuries of history, you can try on the Tudor costumes for a photo shoot! and plenty for children to see and do again with costumes in the toy room featuring...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Only small compared with some NT properties but very interesting, warm and clean. We had a good hour there and would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Beautifully decorated Elizabethan house. Lots of information & areas where children can dress in costumes relevant to that era. Lovely afternoon spent there

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John R
30 August 2017|
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Response from timet123 | Property representative |
Hello - admission fees for Elizabethan House Museum are - Adult £5.00 Concession £4.75 Child £4.00 Family ticket (1 adult + children) £12.80 Family ticket (2 adults + children) £17.00 Twilight ticket (1 hour before closing... More
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