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Trues Yard Museum

  • Kings Lynn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Arts and Crafts

Attraction Information

Trues Yard Museum, also known as True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum, is an independently run social history museum that is run almost entirely by volunteers, and tells the story of the old North End fishing quarter in King's Lynn.

The North End of King's Lynn was once home to hundreds of fishermen and their families. They lived and worked in tiny cottages, crammed into small yards. Only 2 cottages survived the slum clearances in the 1930s and 1960s, and you can find them both at True's Yard Museum.

Explore the cottages, town models, galleries, fishing smack and more with our new children's trails. Why not have a go at doing the washing (Victorian style of course!), or hoist the flag on the boat (weather permitting)? Dip into to our new dressing up box to learn more about pirates, smugglers and other characters.

There is so much to discover here, as you step back in time to find out what it was like to be a ‘Northender', with a range of interactive activities, guided tours, and trails to follow.

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Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00


Adults: £3.00, Kids: £1.50, Seniors: £2.50, Family: £6.00

Travel & Contact Information


North Street, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1QW, England

Phone number

01553 770479



Click here to visit Trues Yard Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Male and female toilets, disabled toilet and baby changing room.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Trues Yard Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

We do not sell baby food, but there is a microwave which can be used to warm milk.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

The True's Yard tearoom serves a variety of cakes, snacks and refreshments.

Yes, Trues Yard Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Trues Yard Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Trues Yard Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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