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Nelson Museum

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Address: 26 South Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 2RG, England
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+44 1493 850698
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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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 descriptions of all his famous battles, pictures, models, busts and actual... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
belgianreader
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 an hour and it's well worth the entrance fee.

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Thank belgianreader
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 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. Would recommend

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Thank Julie S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 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.

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Thank Clive B
Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 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 and I found this to be enjoyable. I liked the idea that schools come to... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 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.

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Thank Revelainegran
Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 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 very well laid out and interesting and also offers interaction along the way eg has... More 

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Hertfordshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 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.

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Thank HertfordshireClem
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 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

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Thank Tony K
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 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.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Very ask able entrance fees. Handy parking nearby. Take time to wander each floor to take everything in. Lift to most floors. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Don't forget to visit to visit the "other" Nelsons Column at the other end of town.

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