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We visited today as it was raining, and wanted indoor things to do! The place is interesting, with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lea H
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Open Day visit

A most informative picture of Great Yarmouth as it was Basically there is a lot here that you did... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JethrotheMutant
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At first sight, The Tolhouse seems strangely out of place, like a relic of a bygone age stranded amongst the modern streets, houses and offices of Great Yarmouth. When it was built about 800 years ago, it must have looked a grand place, with its...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Great Yarmouth Library Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2SH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most informative picture of Great Yarmouth as it was Basically there is a lot here that you did not know

1  Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to visit while on holiday two weeks ago with my husband but was disapointed the building was all locked up .we are going back to great yarmouth in October so hoping it will be open as it looks really interesting keeping my fingers crossed...More

Thank shirleyphillips2
timet123, Admin Assistant at Tolhouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear of your disappointment at being unable to access the Tolhouse Museum during your recent holiday. Due to funding cuts over the years, we have had to limit the opening dates of the Tolhouse to mainly school...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today as it was raining, and wanted indoor things to do! The place is interesting, with plenty of facts to read on. The gaol cells were good, although I expected the place to be a little bigger. Average entry price, would visit again

Thank Lea H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The children were really looking forward to visiting the gaol but it was closed dispite it being advertised as open.More

1  Thank gems262018
timet123, Admin Assistant at Tolhouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Many thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear that you were unable to access the museum during your visit. Due to funding cuts over the years we have had to limit the opening dates for the museum to school holidays and other special...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

While on holiday in Great Yarmouth my wife and I tried to visit this attraction but found it all locked up .Apparently it's only open during school holidays.It seems that no one except school children are allowed to see inside,not a good advertisement for the...More

1  Thank milmicfau
timet123, Admin Assistant at Tolhouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hello, Many thanks for your feedback and sorry to hear of your disappointment at being unable to visit the Tolhouse Museum during visit to Great Yarmouth. Due to funding cuts we have had to change the opening dates and hours of the museum over the...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We visited at the end of May and really enjoyed it! Well worth a visit! The cells are actually quite eerie but fascinating at the same time. We actually captured something interesting too on one of our photos we took! We will definitely visit again.

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Took my son here the other day while on holiday and we went to the nelson museum first and when we came out it was raining so I said let's pop into the Tolhouse museum and have a look around because it was only a...More

Thank Steven S
timet123, Admin at Tolhouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

We are sorry to hear of your disappointment at a recent visit to the Tolhouse Museum. The museum is advertised as a small site with capacity to spend an hour there at the most, and admission fee is priced accordingly. In addition to this we...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A small museum but really interesting, showing what the jail used to be like in olden days. Well worth a visit in Great Yarmouth

Thank supersal4
Reviewed 28 March 2018

fantastic museum, great history of pirates, witches, etc all have been held in prison here, dungeons are awesome.

Thank burridge2522017
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My daughter found this on the internet and what a great find it is interactive, interesting and worth every penny. There is a voucher on the Norfolk Museum Site for a pound off per person.

Thank Tad666
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