Norfolk Nelson Museum

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Norfolk Nelson Museum: Explore Nelson's career, from his Norfolk childhood through his famous battles to his tragic, heroic death, with our hands-on actvities. Find out about his mesmerising personality, his terrible wounds and his many illnesses - not to mention his scandalous love life. What was Nelson doing on your birthday? Find out here! Avoid the rats and beware of the cannonfire in Below Decks, a recreation of a man-of-war. Try our hammock, play ship's games, examine cannons from Nelson's time or relax in the picnic area of the Maritime Courtyard. "Man the Guns!": Life on Board a Naval Warship has just one more month to run, so visit soon. Come and see it all for yourself.

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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 in front of the Town Hall. Continue along and past Yarmouth Way traffic lights. You will see the white columns of the Port Authority Building and signs to the Library on your left. The museum is just after this on the left.


The hop-on hop-off red City Sight-seeing Bus stops directly outside the museum during the summer season.


Trains run regularly from Norwich and Lowestoft. On exiting the train station, cross over the iron bridge onto North Quay and turn right. The road bears left past Haven Bridge House. Cross over the traffic lights and continue walking with the river to your right and past the town hall on your left. The museum is situated between Yarmouth Way and Nottingham Way, just past the Library.


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Address: 26 South Quay,Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RG, UK
Phone: +44 1493 850698

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