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Blackfriars Road Great Yarmouth, , NR30 3BX

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PreSchool, 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

Based in a converted Victorian herring curing works, the Time & Tide museum is packed with lots of atmosphere & world-class objects, offering the perfect learning environment to inspire your pupils.   

Listed under: Art and Design | Special Educational Needs (SEN) | Picnic Areas | Museums | Ships & Maritime Museums | Historical Heritage | Historic Buildings | Arts & Galleries | Day Trip Destinations | Science | Mathematics | Leisure and Tourism | History | Geography | English | Drama / Performing Arts | Citizenship | Storytelling

What we offer

Based in a converted Victorian herring curing works, the Time and Tide museum is packed with lots of atmosphere and world-class objects, offering the perfect learning environment to inspire your pupils. Our Sandford Award winning Learning team is dedicated to bringing topics across the curriculum to life for your pupils and the exciting events we have on offer are guaranteed to have them talking about their visit to Time and Tide for the rest of the academic year!

There are lots of ways you can visit the Time and Tide Museum. We offer a number of innovative and exciting events which you can book or you can simply visit the museum on a free teacher led tour.

We are here to support your pupils learning so please get in touch!

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For more information about our learning events or to see how we can help you with a topic you are teaching contact us on 01493 743944 or email us at .

Accreditation and Awards

We are a LOtC Quality Badge holder and we won a prestigious Sandford Award in 2014.

Group Sizes Catered For

We can cater for up to 100 pupils in the museum at any one time but we recommend that you enquire about group sizes upon calling to book an event. We will do everything we can to cater to your needs.

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

We have a wide range of teaching resources to supplement learning in the museum and back in the classroom. Some of these can be found at the following website:


We also run a nationally recognised literacy project with the National Maritime Museum called Stories from the Sea. This project has successfully inspired thousands of local KS1 and KS2 children to get excited about writing through events such as Pirates!, Shipwrecked and Explorers. All supporting teacher parks and resources can be found on the project website:


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Risk Assessment Details

Please see our link: http://www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/view/NCC156737

Education Officer Information

Learning Officer - Sam Jinks

Pricing Information

Teacher led visit is free of charge but please book. Half-day workshops are £3.50 per child. Full-day workshops are £5 per child. There is no charge for teachers or accompanying adults.

Clothing Requirements

No, but you may want to come dressed up as pirates or Romans if appropriate. We provide plenty of dress up clothes regardless!

First Aid Information

Yes, we always have a qualified first aider on site with a first aid kit.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

We have disabled toilets both upstairs and downstairs.

Opening Hours & Information

We are open all year, 10am - 4pm


?They came away enthused, they all learnt something new and were talking about what a brilliant day they had.? Teacher at The Old School Henstead after a Romans and Saxons event

?The children loved it, so did the adults! Definitely the best museum service activity day we have done and fitted in really well with our topic.? Teacher at Lyng Primary on Pirates! literacy event

?The engagement of the children was fantastic! They clearly loved their time and could recall information from all activities?. Teacher at Edmund De Moundeford Primary School on Seaside Special event

?Absolutely perfect! The event really got them excited about the subject and bought it to life; thank you!? Teacher at St George's Primary School on Stone Age event

?It really bought history to life for the pupils and made it real!? Teacher at Grove Primary School on Evacuee Experience event

?The children loved working with the authors and actors; it's inspired us to teach new topics in the curriculum.? Teacher at Wroughton Infant School on her pupils involvement in Stories from the Sea events such as Pirates!, Shipwrecked and Explorers.

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