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Nelson Museum

26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
+44 1493 850698
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Fascinating museum

On holidays in Great Yarmouth we wanted to do something different and chose the Nelson Museum. It... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Excellent for anyone interested in Nelson and naval history

It's quite a small museum but they pack a lot in about Nelson's life, loves and battles. There are... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Norwich, United Kingdom
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26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
+44 1493 850698
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On holidays in Great Yarmouth we wanted to do something different and chose the Nelson Museum. It truly exceeded our expectations. Fascinating and informative displays traced Nelsons life and achievements. An outside area had a number of games and displays which entertained two boys (10...More

1  Thank smaryfran
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It's quite a small museum but they pack a lot in about Nelson's life, loves and battles. There are descriptions of all his famous battles, pictures, models, busts and actual items from his time over 200 years ago. You can see it all in about...More

1  Thank belgianreader
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting museum lots of facts about Nelson I did not no very good artifacts and items staff lovely had wonderful post cards in gift shop that were 30p for 10. Would be lovely place of interest for dad and son girls possiably less interesting....More

2  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is only a small museum but very educational with knowledgeable staff. It is all about the private and military life of Lord Nelson. Well worth a visit as you will learn things that may surprise you. Very reasonable priced.

1  Thank Clive B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

A reasonably priced museum £3.95 £3.50 concession. A small museum with staff who know what they are talking about and offer helpful assistance. I have seen other Nelson exhibits but this one seemed more personal. It gave a lot of information about his home life...More

1  Thank sosogolfer51
Reviewed 5 September 2016

so much more to Nelson that we are taught in schools. see another side to Yarmouth and visit this place. the guides were so knowlegeable i could have talked to them all day.

Thank Revelainegran
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum while in Great Yarmouth for the day my husband is ex navy so this was his choice . The staff were extremely friendly, informative and welcoming . The museum is small and although it doesn't have many original pieces it is...More

Thank Rachelmcfarland
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a small museum run by enthusiastic volunteers. the museum is mostly made up from the collection of one man. Lots of interesting facts about Nelson and his family.

Thank HertfordshireClem
Reviewed 3 August 2016

this was a very interesting insight into the life and loves of admiral horatio nelson it tells you about the battles his love life and early days

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 2 August 2016

lovely place if you're wanting to learn of nelson and his time spent in great Yarmouth. friendly and knowledge staff and child friendly too.

Thank helenpoole1970
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Ali M
hi is there (power) wheelchair access please?
15 October 2016|
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Response from Robert d | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheel chair friendly
Lainey R
how much to get in please x
11 June 2015|
Response from 656Maureenb1 | Reviewed this property |
Admission Fees: Adults £3.95 (over 16) Concessions £3.50 (OAP, students) Children £2.50 (Over 3, under 16) Family ticket £12.00 (2 adults, up to 4 children)