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Essential information

A splendid 16th century quayside house – ideal for exploring daily life for the Tudors and Victorians.

Please contact us if you cannot find an event which matches your topic.  We are happy to discuss with you how you would like us to tailor activities to support your needs.

The essentials

  • Led events only: 1.5 - 2 hours
  • Maximum group size: 60 pupils
  • Learning programme offer: Reception, Key Stages 1 and 2
  • Cost of events £3.50 per child

Museum overview

  • The Elizabethan House is one of the buildings on Yarmouth’s South Quay that Daniel Defoe described as ‘little palaces’
  • Excellent hands-on displays on daily life in the past
  • Colourful learning space, packed full of historic toys
  • Perfect for studying local and social history
  • Museum shop with pocket money items
  • Located at the heart of Great Yarmouth’s Heritage Quarter, with several other museums and heritage sites a short walk away


  • Drop-off point a short walk from the entrance

Facilities for schools

  • Space to store bags and coats
  • Learning spaces throughout the museum
  • All weather picnic area at nearby Time and Tide Museum


  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair access to ground floor only

Bookings and further information