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image for Historical Event item typeHeritage Open Days at Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth

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Historical Event, Sun 9 Sep 2018, free entry

Time & Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life

Time & Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life

Address

16 Blackfriars Road,
Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk,
NR30 3BX

Details

Discover the history, rich maritime heritage & story of Great Yarmouth from the Ice Age to the present day.
Come and explore this museum housed in a converted Victorian herring curing works and take an exciting journey into the past.

Discover Great Yarmouth's fascinating history, its rich maritime and fishing heritage and some of the colourful characters who made their living from the sea.

Wander through a Victorian 'Row' and see inside a fisherman's home. Experience the heady atmosphere of a 1950s quayside, take the wheel of a coastal Drifter and hear gripping tales of wreck and rescue on the high seas. Follow Great Yarmouth’s transformation from a sandbank to the present day, through times of boom and bust and war and peace.

Not usually open to public; we will have our 1940's Row shop open for visitors. So bring along your ration book to get your ration of sweets from the shopkeeper.

Lastly, it will final day of our Drawn to the Coast exhibition. An exploration of Great Yarmouth and its coast through the lives and works of Turner, Constable and Cotman.
This exhibition looks at the British masters’ connection with the area and also the relationship between past and present. Paintings, drawings and etchings by JMW Turner, John Constable and John Sell Cotman are displayed alongside social history objects from the museum’s maritime collections.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 9 Sep 2018 10:00 to 16:30

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

Plan route to Time and Tide - Museum of Great Yarmouth using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TG 527068  Lat: 52.60096 Long: 1.73102

By Road:
Leaving the A47 from Norwich follow brown heritage signs for Historic South Quay. Proceed along South Quay turning left on to Nottingham Way. Continue over junction onto St Peters Road, the 2nd turning on right is Blackfriars Road. Small car park available opposite.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Great Yarmouth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu