Visiting the Museum

The museum is situated at 26 South Quay in Great Yarmouth. Visits usually take between one to two hours. There is full wheeled access to the galleries, shop, toilets and Maritime Courtyard. There is a car park directly adjacent to the museum.


Directions from Norwich A47:

Cross straight over at the roundabout from the A47. Stay in the right-hand lane and turn right at the next roundabout (signposted Historic South Quay). The road bears left. Keep to the right. In front of you is the Haven Bridge on your right and the Town Hall to your left. Continue through the traffic lights with the Town Hall still on your left.


Continue straight and you will see signs to the library on your left. The museum is just after this on the left. We have car parking adjacent to the building and there is also free car parking on the quayside over the road.


Directions from A12/A143:

Follow the signs to the town centre and seafront. When you reach the Haven Bridge, turn right. Continue straight and through the traffic lights and you will see signs to the Library on your left.

The museum is just after this on the left. We have car parking adjacent to the building and there is also free car parking on the quayside over the road.


Trains:

Trains run regularly from Norwich and Lowestoft. On exiting the train station, cross over the iron bridge onto North Quay. Cross over the traffic lights and continue walking with the river on your right and past the Town Hall on your left. The museum is situated just past the library on South Quay.


Buses:

There is a bus station in the centre of Great Yarmouth at Market Gates. Local buses run frequently from here and the X1 service from Petersborough to King's Lynn also stops and picks up from here.


It is approximately a 10-15 minute walk from the bus station to the Nelson Museum. Follow signs for the Town Hall then turn left along South Quay. The museum is on your left just after the library.


Visiting Us:

Visits usually take between one to two hours. There is full wheeled access to the galleries, shop, toilets and Maritime Courtyard. We also have a car park directly adjacent to the museum.

Admission Fees:

  • Adults £3.95 (over 16)
  • Concessions £3.50 (OAP, students)
  • Children £2.50 (Over 3, under 16)
  • Family ticket £12.00 (2 adults, up to 4 children)
  • We offer discounted rates for pre-booked groups
    Contact the museum for further details on
    01493 850 698

Opening Times:

    1st Feb - 31st Oct

  • Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 4pm
  • Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

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