Tolhouse Museum Latitude: 0.052° 52' 41.1° N Longitude: 0.01 ° 26' 15.9° E
Click on the link below to see the online exhibition of items in our collection
Visit one of the oldest prisons in the country and explore Great Yarmouth’s story of crime and punishment. Use the free audio guide to hear the gaoler and his prisoners describe their experiences. Discover the fate of thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers when punishment included transportation and execution. Enjoy the hands-on activities and find out about the history of this 12th Century medieval former merchant’s house which was transformed into one of the town’s most important civic buildings.
Young Person (4-16): £2.00
Museums Pass holders and under 4s free. Discounts for groups, ring 01493 743943 (non schools), 01493 743944 (schools).
*Disabled visitors, over 60s and students.
1 April – 31 October 2012
Mon - Fri 10am - 16:00pm
Sat - closed
Please note that the Tolhouse is only opening during the school Holidays or other special events
Telephone 01493 743930
Please contact Time & Tide Museum for any queries or questions regarding The Tolhouse.
There are a lot of steps and uneven floor surfaces throughout the building and wheelchair users can only access one room via a second entrance. Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free. Assistance dogs are welcome.
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