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Nelson Museum

26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
01493 850698
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Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 helpful votes 2 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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739 reviews 739 reviews
522 attraction reviews
360 helpful votes 360 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Whilst on holiday in Southwold which is 200 miles from home I felt that I must visit the Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth as this was only another 20 or so miles away. Having visited the large museum in Portsmouth dedicated to the great man, as well as a tour of The Victory and then visiting his tomb in St... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Set on the historic quay is a lovely Georgian house, home to the Nelson Museum. Very interesting and I like the way it's set out and displayed. Aimed at all ages with interaction for children. Well worth a visit. One of Gt Yarmouths hidden treasures!

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The museum is small but very insightful and demonstrates well what it was like back in those times, not forgetting everything you would want to know about Nelson, even down to his love life. The exhibits are well displayed too. I learned something, good ahead and pay a visit. Staff are very friendly too.

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Aldridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great for the history buff! Enjoyed looking around all the displays - lots to see. Cost about 6 UK pounds each, and it took about 1 1/2 hours to go around.

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