Trues Yard Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Trues Yard Museum

Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Trues Yard Museum's website
01553 770479

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00


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

More Information


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

Baby food facilities

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

Gift shop

The gift shop has a seafaring theme, including replica boats, ornaments, children's items such as pirate pencils and local crafts and books.

Eating information

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