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Yesterday's World

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Address: 34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EN, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1493 331148
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Description: Whatever age you are, whether you’re young or not so young, you’ll just...
Whatever age you are, whether you’re young or not so young, you’ll just love a visit to our fantastic and award-winning Yesterday’s World in Great Yarmouth. Superbly located right on the Golden Mile you’ll be amazed as soon as you walk through the entrance – you can even walk straight from the seafront into our famous themed Victorian cafe. See stunning life-size Victorian street and shop displays. You’ll marvel at how many original exhibits we have here – over 150,000 all beautifully presented showing over 100 years of British history.Your unique and fascinating journey starts here – take in a visit to the ironmongers shop, discover what it was like in a 19th century apothecary. The younger ones will be amazed at what a toy shop looked like compared to today! Your journey continues with life-like historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Queen Victoria – you will even take an audience with her and also view the Royal exhibition. Meet also the life-size characters from famous Victorian novels. Your journey will be full of surprises including sound and light shows.Discover what the local car mechanic’s garage was like, visit the amazing wheelwrights or the fantastic display of cameras – there’s so much to see. Throughout your journey you will discover many fascinating facts and figures from various characters of over last 100 years giving you an insight into life during their times. Immerse yourself in a fabulous trip down memory lane – there really is something for everyone from our thousands upon thousands of treasures and unique memorabilia from days gone by and see for yourself how much Great Yarmouth has changed since the nineteenth century.
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It's worth a visit, I love the waxworks and the stuff they have. I would like to see a little more 70's pop stuff. They do have a super shop and tea room.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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English first
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's worth a visit, I love the waxworks and the stuff they have. I would like to see a little more 70's pop stuff. They do have a super shop and tea room.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Loved Yesterdays World. If you're in to history this is one for you. Very informative. Great for the kids too.

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was a nice little tea rooms going back in time, but the attraction has now closed, and is being put up for sale, as no one was interested in buying it as an attraction and on going concern. It is a shame to see this nice venue disappear from the seafront.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Someone had a good idea about Yesterday's World and they have almost clinched it. It is worth a visit and a look back in time, but I think they could maybe add a few more Yesterday pieces. There is a gift shop with a nice selection of gifts to buy. Then you can end the visit with a cup of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Such a shame to see this fantastic attraction has now closed, this place was a little gem and offered a real different and interesting place to go. I just hope someone is able to utilise the building in a positive and productive way. I don't understand the nasty and fake reviews about this place. Such a loss.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Enjoyed it here but it was expensive but felt i had to visit at least this once,The tearooms are good , the scones are my little treat, , however it is expensive.

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Norwich
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11 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Unfortunately this attraction has closed and most of the exhibits sold at Auction. It is impossible to REVIEW if the attraction is no longer there !!!

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There is no Yesterday's World it has closed down the building is up for sale as no one wanted to buy it as an attraction

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Went last September and i message them in August before i went telling them i am disabled in an wheel chair i got cheaper tickets, i message them again to check something with the tickets, on the day lift broken has been for two weeks, so i managed to gèt up the stairs with my partner help and we looked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

had a good time, kids loved the merry go round. The cafe food was nice and staff were welcoming and polite

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Address: Address: 34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EN, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1493 331148
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth

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