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The David Howkins memorial Charity Museum

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39-40 King Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2PN, England
+44 1943 852637
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No 1 must see things in Great Yarmouth

Surprised my Dad and wife with a visit to this little gem of a museum. Set out in the old gas... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
SMARTAlex10
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Fantastic and friendly

Wonder museum to visit. Mine unfortunately was a flying visit but all the same its a great place to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Joanne M
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29 Aug 2016
“No 1 must see things in Great Yarmouth ”
5 Aug 2016
“Fantastic and friendly”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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39-40 King Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2PN, England
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+44 1943 852637
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Surprised my Dad and wife with a visit to this little gem of a museum. Set out in the old gas showroom which is a lovely setting. The exhibits are very interesting and bring back memories of our childhood. The ladies in there were very...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Wonder museum to visit. Mine unfortunately was a flying visit but all the same its a great place to see. Wonderful friendly staff..... Don't miss it ;)

Thank Joanne M
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

lovely museum, small but sweet, was in there over 2 hours, very knowledgeable staff and very interesting stories. The lady Valerie (in her 80's I believe), who owns it was not there at the time, but she pays all the running costs her self and...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

This was very interesting and a very kind lady was there helping with the history and of her family , it is worth a visit , but not open all the time

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This museum is packed to the rafters with oddities; including a mass of royal memorabilia, a room dedicated to furniture covered with stamps, a rather freaky teddy bears' picnic (stand there for too long and you can imagine them coming to life!) and a section...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Great collection of memorabilia loved the matchstick model's. Pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 23 April 2016

only saw this while passing so popped in,many wonderful models in tiny detail, collections of toys,teddies,dolls, paintings, collections of oddities ect...enjoyed the visit

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

What a little gem. A small museum packed to the rafters with memorabilia of every kind.We called in expecting to be there half an hour but ended up staying an hour and a half and could have stopped longer.Very suitable for people and children of...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Spent a lovely afternoon at this museum,s so many things to see to send me back to my childhood, lot's of Royal memorabilia and interesting facts.. A very friendly hands on venue. I would definitely recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

This museum is a must for adults and children alike. The entrance fee goes to the local hospice so this is totally self funded. The displays are so interesting and quirky. It brings back memories of childhood with all the old toys, mecanno, spinning top...More

1  Thank Steven G
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