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Exterior and sign of True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum in King's Lynn, west Norfolk.

True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum

North Street,King's Lynn

Two galleries display a film show and hold exhibitions. The new museum extensions show the last surviving smokehouse in King's Lynn. The cottages and smokehouse are grade II listed.

There is a museum, gift shop and tearoom. Film shows, guided walks and a programme of exhibitions are on display in the galleries. The Yard also holds an authentic fishing smack 'The Activity'. Facilities upstairs include a large Education room and computer room with broadband and all updated packages.


Our entry prices are £3.50 for adults £3.00 for seniors and £1.50 for children (under 5’s are free).


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  • Welcome Host
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Accepts groups
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Opening times

Open all year except for 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year. Last admission 3:00pm.


True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum,
North Street,
King's Lynn,
PE30 1QW


By Road:
Take the A47 from Norwich.

Accessible by Public Transport: King's Lynn station is 1 mile away.