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The David Howkins memorial Charity Museum

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Closed down now

Unfortunately the Museum is no longer open (summer 2019) I don't think it will be re-opening. I'm... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
Rose B
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Venue Closed

Sadly this place is closed and there is at the moment no plans to reopen it. This is shame because... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Dream756981
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Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Feb 14, 2019
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Nov 14, 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

Unfortunately the Museum is no longer open (summer 2019) I don't think it will be re-opening. I'm not sure if the museum contents have been donated elsewhere (Time & Tide Museum?)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rose B
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Sadly this place is closed and there is at the moment no plans to reopen it. This is shame because there are so many thing of interest to look at and the stamproom just blow me away at what could be done. I do hope...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Surprised my Dad and wife with a visit to this little gem of a museum. Set out in the old gas showroom which is a lovely setting. The exhibits are very interesting and bring back memories of our childhood. The ladies in there were very...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SMARTAlex10
Reviewed August 5, 2016

lovely museum, small but sweet, was in there over 2 hours, very knowledgeable staff and very interesting stories. The lady Valerie (in her 80's I believe), who owns it was not there at the time, but she pays all the running costs her self and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

This was very interesting and a very kind lady was there helping with the history and of her family , it is worth a visit , but not open all the time

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank th0mas50
Reviewed May 28, 2016

This museum is packed to the rafters with oddities; including a mass of royal memorabilia, a room dedicated to furniture covered with stamps, a rather freaky teddy bears' picnic (stand there for too long and you can imagine them coming to life!) and a section...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank TheMissElaineous
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great collection of memorabilia loved the matchstick model's. Pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank mars6843
Reviewed April 23, 2016

only saw this while passing so popped in,many wonderful models in tiny detail, collections of toys,teddies,dolls, paintings, collections of oddities ect...enjoyed the visit

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank keithhazel13
Reviewed April 2, 2016

What a little gem. A small museum packed to the rafters with memorabilia of every kind.We called in expecting to be there half an hour but ended up staying an hour and a half and could have stopped longer.Very suitable for people and children of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank John187061
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Spent a lovely afternoon at this museum,s so many things to see to send me back to my childhood, lot's of Royal memorabilia and interesting facts.. A very friendly hands on venue. I would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: March 2016
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