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Tolhouse Museum

Great Yarmouth Library Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2SH, England
+44 1493 858900
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A Cracking Place to Spend an Hour or Two

My daughter found this on the internet and what a great find it is interactive, interesting and... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Tad666
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Essex, England
Not open often

Heard that this museum was open Thursdays and Fridays from one website and open every day in a... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Melinda M
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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Great Yarmouth Library Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2SH, England
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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.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Heard that this museum was open Thursdays and Fridays from one website and open every day in a local guide book. However was disappointed to discover it wasn't open when we attempted to visit this Thursday (14th September). Heard at another museum that it is...More

Thank Melinda M
timet123, Front Office Manager at Tolhouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hello, Many thanks for your review and sorry to hear of your disappointment at finding the museum closed on that date. We do endeavour to ensure that all information re opening dates is correct but have no control over external websites. The Tolhouse Museum will...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Had a really enjoyable visit here as part of the heritage festival. Loved looking at the old prison cells. Would go again

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very informative, interesting and reminder of how things have changed over the last centuries. 90 minute visit, very good

Thank mounties022
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

A small but interesting museums, there is dressing up and brass rubbing for the children. Over 3 floors the various parts are accessible by lift. The dungeon may be scary for some smaller children but my 5 and 4 year olds were fine with it...More

Thank GSF1200n
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A small but very interesting old building parts of which date back to around 12th century. Has been used for many purposes over the years, including a gaol and a courthouse. Be sure to visit the dungeon.

Thank matthewsgrandad
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place is very well laid out great for children to enjoy and get involved and learn at the same time, it makes a good time for them to learn new skills in a fun way. The staff were helpful at all times. Adults will...More

Thank Joan D
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a small but very interesting museum, What a contrast between how prisoners were treated in those days to today! We had two young children with us and the member of staff was really good, telling them about the cells and showing us the...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

there was a lot of information for such a small area. there was plenty of interactive things for children to do, as well as lots of information for the adults. main drawback is the steps but staff were very willing to help with alternative routes...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had a great day in great yarmouth and a really interesting time at the tolhouse museum. Lots to see and its the dungeons or cells that gave me the creeps.!

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