20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Great Yarmouth Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Great Yarmouth

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Great Yarmouth in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 21 Great Yarmouth museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Outside view of Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth

Nelson Museum

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Nelson Museum is a Grade II listed Georgian merchant's house in Great Yarmouth where you can discover more about Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson and...

T-Rex model at Jurassic Journey in Great Yarmouth

Jurassic Journey

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

There’s plenty of rawrs, fossils, and dino- exhibits to explore at Jurassic Journey. Dinosaur mad kids will love this prehistoric life like adventure...

Display room at Time and Tide in Great Yarmouth

Time and Tide

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Follow your nose to Time and Tide in the old Tower Fish Curing Works and Smokehouse and you can explore an authentic period fisherman's home whilst w...

Rocket at The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum in Norwich

The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum Enter the atmospheric 'Cold War' operations room which during the 1970's would have housed seventy operational perso...

Boat at Museum of the Broads in Stalham

Museum of the Broads

  • Stalham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum of the Broads is a fascinating collection of vintage boating related items and thoughtful exhibits on the area's social and economic relat...

Model villiage at Wroxham Miniature Worlds in Hoveton

Wroxham Miniature Worlds

  • Hoveton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wroxham Miniature Worlds is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK stretching over 10,000 square feet with some of the largest model railw...

Inside view of Norwich Castle

Norwich Castle

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Norwich Castle, one of the city's most famous landmarks, was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago. Now a popular family friendly muse...

Outside view of Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell

  • Norwich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell is an ancient building that is packed with displays and collections that all the family will enjoy exploring! You...

Aircraft at City of Norwich Aviation Museum

City of Norwich Aviation Museum

  • Norwich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The City of Norwich Aviation Museum houses an impressive selection of both preserved and mocked up aircraft as well as a fascinating series of well t...

Military tanks at Norfolk Tank Museum in Forncett St Peter

Norfolk Tank Museum

  • Forncett St Peter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Norfolk Tank Museum gives you the chance to explore tanks and military vehicles outside and in! You can climb aboard and even experience what it is l...

Outside view of The Mo Sheringham Museum

The Mo Sheringham Museum

  • Sheringham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Mo: Sheringham Museum is located on Sheringham's beautiful seafront. The museum tells the fascinating story of Sheringham's history through its p...

Tank display at The Muckleburgh Military Collection in Weybourne

The Muckleburgh Military Collection

  • Weybourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Muckleburgh Collection has been so named after Muckleburgh Hill at the foot of which the military camp is situated. The site was an Anti-Aircraft...

Piglets at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse in Dareham

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dereham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

At Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse you can enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk. With a thrilling woodland adventure playgro...

Aircraft at Bentwaters Cold War Museum in Woodbridge

Bentwaters Cold War Museum

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bentwaters Cold War Museum gives you the opportunity to see the inside of a type of building that is not normally open to the public and find out wha...

Merry go round at Thursford Collection in Fakenham

Thursford Collection4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Fakenham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Thursford Collection and associated attractions are a terrific family treat at any time of year, but this side of the country when one says Thurs...

Ruins of Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum

Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Museum

  • Little Walsingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Walsingham Abbey Grounds and Shirehall Museum The grounds of Walsingham Abbey are famous for the spectacular ruins of the mediaeval Priory and pl...

Staff dressed as historic characters at Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket

Museum of East Anglian Life

  • Stowmarket
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Encounter the history and natural world of East Anglia on the beautiful 75 acre site surrounding the Museum of East Anglian Life. Discover 15 splendi...

Kids make butterfly hats at Ipswich Museum

Ipswich Museum

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Calling all time travellers! Ipswich Museum has an adventure with your name on it, spanning thousands of years from all over the globe. The exhibits...

Trolley busses at Ipswich Transport Museum

Ipswich Transport Museum

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ipswich Transport Museum will show kids how people used to travel with an amazing selection of different modes of transport. You can see a fire engin...

Outdoor seating area at Felixstowe Museum

Felixstowe Museum

  • Felixstowe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Felixstowe Museum will probably surprise you when you discover the significant military history of somewhere that is now a peaceful coastal resort. Y...

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