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Address: 26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
Phone Number: 01493 850698
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Ideal for those interested in naval history

The Nelson Museum provides an interesting and informative visit for anyone interested in naval history or just history in general. The museum is the legacy and work of a local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
16 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The Nelson Museum provides an interesting and informative visit for anyone interested in naval history or just history in general. The museum is the legacy and work of a local businessman, Ben Burgess. Although the museum collection lacks some of the types of exhibits that might be found at the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth or at the Garrison Library... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This a fee payable museam and ok for a quick visit, not far from the town center so easily walkable...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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210 reviews 210 reviews
198 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Located on the Quayside in Great Yarmouth. Parking within a reasonable distance without paying is almost impossible. The museum has quite alot of interesting items, but lacked something -a manequin of the famous man. The museum had a small exhibit -the inside of a sailing ship. plenty of pictures and the dirt on Nelsons seedy love life. If your interested... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A very good and interesting museum if you like maritime history and what went on in those times well worth a visit

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A house converted into a museum, very good artifacts, explanations and memorabilia. Games outside in the back yard.Activities in school holidays.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Took about an hour and a half to go round. Good facilities for a small museum - cafe, toilets and lifts. Interesting facts about Nelson and unusual details about the man and the myth. We learnt a lot about his personal life and found out about his connection with the local area.

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Full of information about Nelson and his history told in words and exhibits. If you thought you knew Nelson you need to visit here.

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Brisbane, Australia
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413 helpful votes 413 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is such a good museum recording the life of such an important person. There is no need to describe it further... just visit it.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A modest sized museum hosting a collection of items linked to the great man himself. When I visited there were two ladies on duty & a gentleman, whose knowledge was encyclopedic, when talking about Nelson. Well worth having a coffee/tea & cake after the tour within the cafe area. A very friendly & well run museum.

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Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nelson was born a sickly child in the county of Norfolk, England but he was to become a hero and legend during his short life. This delightful museum is dedicated entirely to Nelson's life from childhood to his untimely death at the battle of Trafalgar. Prior to Trafalgar Nelson had won many sea battles; defeating the French, Spanish and Danes.... More 

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