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interesting local history

This museum is evocative of a different time. It illustrates the hard life of the fishing and fish... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Epping, United Kingdom
Pottery lesson

We visited Great Yarmouth Potteries today in February half term with my 10 and 8 year old. Was very... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
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All reviews art class worth a visit interesting local history hard life steeped in history smoked fish great value ernie pottery wheel museum lesson fishing
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having visited a few years ago and having enjoyed the experience, we thought we would pay a return visit this weekend. Unfortunately we found that the historic smokehouse and pottery are now closed. I would suggest that you check out their website before making the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank May C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is evocative of a different time. It illustrates the hard life of the fishing and fish mongering folk and one can still smell the smoked fish that was processed here

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AshleighBu
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

We visited Great Yarmouth Potteries today in February half term with my 10 and 8 year old. Was very easy to book and the people there were so friendly and made us feel at home. Amazing and very historical place, very informative and Ernie was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LynzF10
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

As a family of six we each had our first attempt at pottery under the humerous, warm and skilled attention of ernie. To our surprise we each managed to make something to take home. Most of all, we made some unforgettable memories. Many thanks ernie...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neilturner1966
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Found this place virtually in the middle of nowhere ! So glad that we did !! The museum is steeped in history , don't fancy being a small child sorting out fish lol . Thinking that pottery on a wheel looked a bit easy and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed May 13, 2018

great place to come and visit, very interesting and great value ,good place to take the family ,always friendly

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank steven21hicks
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Not only is this a really interesting historical experience but they run an Art Class on a Tuesday morning. No experience necessary and the group help each other as well as being taught by the wonderfully talented Ernie. Really worth a visit and having a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nichjago
Reviewed April 13, 2017

This is a rather out of town venue bit worth a visit. Parking is fine and of no problem.T there is a lot to learn about Great Yarmoouth here.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Colombo B
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Visit this wonderful place every year and will continue to do so. A treasure of a place with in the Historical wall of Great Yarmouth. Very welcoming people and a Great cuppa tea, and full of history.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Shazron M
Reviewed September 17, 2016

I have been visitng Yarmouth for many years and now live here, but only recently got round to visiting the Pottery. I've known that its a visitor attraction for a few years now, although had not realised that there was a museum as well! For...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Angela S
August 30, 2016|
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Response from childsgyp | Property representative |
Potters wheel still available bookings only
November 17, 2015|
Response from childsgyp | Property representative |
We are open tues wed thurs 9.30 to 3pm till the 18th december museum entrance price from £3.50