Town House Museum Latitude: 0.052° 52' 41.1° N Longitude: 0.01 ° 26' 15.9° E
The Town House Museum features historic room settings from the Middle Ages to the 1950s. Some rooms relate to the Lynn's maritime heritage. The 18th century displays highlight the importance of whaling in Lynn. Among the historic paintings on display are the Purfleet and Custom House in 1800, and local views by Thomas Baines, the famous Lynn-born African explorer and artist who travelled with Dr David Livingstone. In the 1950s room, the effects of the North Sea Surge on Lynn's inhabitants is explained.
Behind the museum is a Victorian town house garden, complete with outside 'privy'.
Adults £3; Concessions £2.50; Young Persons £1.65; Adult in family group £2.45.
May to September: Monday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm,
October: Monday to Saturday: 10am - 4pm.
Museum closed 3 November 2008 to 13 February 2009 (open to prebooked schools).
Town House Museum
46 Queen Street
Tel 01553 773450
Ground floor only is accessible to wheelchair users. Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free. Assistance dogs are welcome.
External Website: http://www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/default.asp?document=200.32
No public toilets.
How to Find Us
The museum is in Queen Street in the heart of historic 'Old Lynn' and close to the Saturday Market Place and St. Margaret's Church. There is a short stay parking at Boal Quay, 5 minutes walk away.