NORFOLK Museums Service
Prisoners meal time

The Tolhouse

Visit one of the oldest prisons in the country and explore Great Yarmouth’s story of crime and punishment.

    • Discover the fate of thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers when punishment included transportation and execution.

    • Enjoy the hands-on activities and find out about the history of this 12th Century medieval former merchant’s house, which was transformed into one of the town’s most important civic buildings.

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