A fun place for bringing the Past to Life!

ironmongersWhatever age you are, whether you’re young or not so young, you’ll just love a visit to our fantastic and award-winning Yesterday’s World in Great Yarmouth.

Superbly located right on the Golden Mile you’ll be amazed as soon as you walk into the entrance – you can even walk straight from the seafront into our famous themed Victorian Tea Room.

Experience an amazing 125 years of British social history magically brought back to life. Discover over 150,000 nostalgic artefacts set in 20,000sq ft of themed areas plus virtual and interactive exhibits.

Journey through history with superbly recreated life size street scenes and shop displays, with evocative sounds and smells of past.

Displays include life size wax figures of King Henry VIII and his wives, also Charlie    Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy in the Silent Movie Theatre. Watch classic silent movies from these famous stars. Sit in the NEW Anderson shelter display and experience a WWII air raid!charlie-chaplin

Discover fascinating facts from historical characters and see for yourself how life used to be.

Enjoy a FREE ride on our beautifully restored 19th century Carousel.

This award winning experience recaptures our amazing past with superb displays and fantastic memorabilia dating from the 18th century right up to the 1970s and is considered to be one of the best social history collections in the UK.

Immerse yourself in a fabulous trip down memory lane – there really is something for everyone from our thousands upon thousands of treasures and unique memorabilia from days gone by and see for yourself how much Great Yarmouth has changed since the nineteenth century.

It’s a great day out for all the family whatever the weather.

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