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Great Yarmouth Learning

Time & Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life

Set in one of the UK’s best preserved Victorian herring curing works, this museum tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its ice age origins to the present day. More Information.

Elizabethan House Museum

This Historic quayside house is an ideal place to learn about home life in the past. Meet characters from the past and find out how the Tudors and Victorians lived “upstairs and downstairs”. More Information.

The Tolhouse

As one of the oldest prisons in the country the Tolhouse offers an atmospheric and authentic setting for the study of crime and punishment. More Information.

Schools Programmes

Click the link to download Great Yarmouth Schools Programmes:

Primary School


Stories from the Sea

Time & Tide Museum is working with Royal Museums Greenwich to create a new literacy programme for primary school children. The new school events, Pirates! and Shipwrecked!, use maritime collections to explore Yarmouth's nautical heritage and inspire the writers of the future! This project is funded by the Department for Education through the Arts Council's Museums and Schools Programme.

Stories from the Sea

Project Background



Risk Assessments and School Visits Guide

Click the links below to download Risk Assessments and School Visit Guides:

School Visit Risk Assessment

Time & Tide School Visit Guide

Elizabethan House School Visit Guide

Tolhouse School Visit Guide

Teachers’ Resources

To download teaching resources click on the links or view the list at the bottom of the page. If you would like to discuss a tailor-made package to suit your curriculum needs please contact us.

Table showing links to teaching resources

Elizabethan House:

Background Information

Tudor Costume Suggestions

Victorian Costume Suggestions


Time and Tide:

Background Information

Gallery Trail


Evacuee Experience:

Evacuee Label

Gas Mask

Gallery Information

Event Information & Costume Suggestions

Great Yarmouth Background Information

Norfolk’s War Project


Romans & Burgh Castle Resource Pack



Gallery Information

Activity Sheets


Seaside Special:

Background Information

Gallery Trail


Contact Us

Email Patricia Day (Learning Assistant) or tel. 01493 743944

Email Colin Stott (Learning Manager) or tel. 01493 743931

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Attending a Family Learning Numeracy Course is what encouraged me to get a job…It gave me the confidence.

We had a broad spectrum of ability (amongst the pupils) and the visit catered for all of these and gave us a few surprises – i.e. the children who asked and answered questions were not necessarily the ones we expected.