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Silver Jubilee Appeal Update- so long and thanks for all the fish!

By True's Yard Team | Sep 28, 2017

Letter from the Chairman of the Trust As the Silver Jubilee Appeal at True’s Yard draws to a close, we would like to thank those people in Lynn and West Norfolk who have supported us. The funds raised so far are allowing the trustees to repair buildings, develop community project and upgrade the Museum. The…

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Vacancy – Archive Cataloguing Assistant

By True's Yard Team | Aug 23, 2017

The Pat Midgley Research Centre True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum, King’s Lynn Job Title: Archive Cataloguing Assistant Location: The Pat Midgley Research Centre, True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum, North Street, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1QW Responsible to: Museum Manager Salary: £15,600 pro rata Hours: 15 hours per week (temporary position -16 weeks) Background True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum…

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By True's Yard Team | Jan 17, 2017

  True’s Yard Heritage Lottery Funded Project: Opening Up a House of History January 2017                                             A Happy New Year to all! The project is well over half way through now and is progressing well. The commitment of the volunteers has been tremendous and is invaluable to the on-going success of this project. In addition to…

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True’s Yard – Exhibition Hall Redecoration

By True's Yard Team | Jun 29, 2016

The Exhibition Hall has been under renovation in recent days as we change our theme from The Royal Family, to images of the famous 1st World War. We would like to thank all the people who have donated True’s Yard images of the Royal Family, all images ranging from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II all…

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True’s Yard- The Cottages

By True's Yard Team | May 25, 2016

One of True’s Yard’s attractions is the cottages. There are only two remaining cottages, cottages 5 and 6, of the original six built in 1790. Cottages 1, 2, 3, and 4 were demolished in 1937 in the slum clearances. Below shows a picture of cottages 5 and 6 before restoration, and once they have been…

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Children’s book about the History of King’s Lynn

By True's Yard | Mar 12, 2016

One of the Silver Jubilee Appeal funded projects is the creation of a children’s book about the History of King’s Lynn. There a number of books available on this subject, but none which are accessible to a younger audience. Readers will be guided through a timeline of the town’s history by Nick and Margaret, illustrated…

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Information for Educators & Schools

By True's Yard | Mar 12, 2016

Important Information COST: £2.50 per child (teachers and helpers are free of charge).  Time Club Schools receive a reduced rate for admissions; please contact the Museum for details. The children are encouraged to dress appropriately for the era of study as it adds to the experience Visits can be tailored to your needs or the…

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Heritage Lottery Fund Project

By True's Yard | Feb 3, 2016

Because items within the collection require different environments for their preservation, each of the three attic storage areas have been designated to store specific types of material. Items have been moved into the appropriate stores. The addition of dataloggers, to monitor the environment, and a dehumidifier to the store containing the most sensitive material will…

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Admission Prices

Adults £3

Seniors (over 60) £2.50

Children (under 5′s go free) £1.50

Family (2 adults + 2 children) £6

Research Centre Free

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm Last admission 3:30pm

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