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Time and Tide Museum

Discover Great Yarmouth’s history and maritime heritage in this beautifully preserved Victorian herring curing works.

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Set in one of the UK’s best preserved Victorian herring curing works, Time and Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its ice age origins to the present day.

Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950s fish wharf and take the wheel of a steam drifter. Hear gripping tales of wreck and rescue and meet some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea.

Explore the original smokehouses where the lingering aroma of smoked fish is a reminder of times gone by. Enjoy fascinating archive film shows and hands on displays and relax in the attractive courtyard beneath a canopy of sails.


Adult: £6.40
Concession*: £6.10
Child (4-18): £5.50
Family with 1 adult: £16.90
Family with 2 adults: £22.50
Twilight Ticket (1 hour before closing): £2
*Concessions: over 65s, people with disabilities, students
Museums Pass holders and children under 4 free.
Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free of charge.

Tickets are valid all day, so if you want to explore Great Yarmouth, you can pop in and out of the museum as many times as you want.

There is a discount for groups of 10 or more, please contact us for more information.
More information about group visits

Opening Times

1 April to 31 October – daily 10am-4.30pm
1 November to 31 March 2020 – Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm (Closed 24-26 December & 1 January)