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True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

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visited this really excellent museum last week with our 9 year old granddaughter what a brilliant... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
549150david150
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
Excellent Heritage Museum

Well laid out, informative museum dedicated to preserving a small part of the Kings Lynn fishing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
andyccox
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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North Street, King's Lynn PE30 1QW, England
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All reviews the cottages smoke house fishing community local history fascinating glimpse hard life wealth of information original cottage large families well worth a visit kippers hanseatic league interesting insight small cafe staff were very helpful tea room exhibits
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Reviewed 4 days ago

visited this really excellent museum last week with our 9 year old granddaughter what a brilliant find. Very informative and easy to get around clean and well laid out. The tea rooms are good and the staff were pleasant and helpful.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well laid out, informative museum dedicated to preserving a small part of the Kings Lynn fishing industry Very helpful and well informed staff

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank andyccox
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Well laid out and very informative. No rush and gives you a new perspective on the streets as you walk around the town. Worth the cost of admission.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gregcheeseman
Reviewed March 7, 2019

An excellent museum that we could have spent hours exploring. Absolutely packed with interesting information about the history of Kings Lynn in general and the lives of the fishing community in particular. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and we will be back to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jean S
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Was staying in Kynn Lynn whilst visiting friends nearby and saw this museum advertised. It provided an insight into the lives of fishing families living in a one up one down house with up to 10 children. I recommend a visit as it is well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed January 18, 2019

The museum was very cheap to go into and they had lots of interesting information and exhibits about the fishing folk of old Kings Lynn including two renovated cottages. It was lovely to see and so reliant on visitors to keep this type of museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maverick2008
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Went here out of curiousity and found it to be very interesting telling you of the History of lots about Kings Lynn

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BALI2007BALI
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Fantastic little museum with such an interesting wealth of information about the local fishing community over the years. A must to visit if you have a spare hour in Kings Lynn

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LondonAnnabella
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little museum about the old fishing community and they even still have an original cottage to look around.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Adam-S-Apple
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to this visit however felt let down. The cottages were lovely. However the area was not well signposted. Numbers missing on displays and the staff not knowledgable. The smoke houses were not accessible to a wheel chair user and the corridors narrow....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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