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We’re hiring!

By True's Yard Team | Sep 3, 2020

Project Officer £12 per hour 7.5 hours a week for 6 month temporary contract. Job PurposeTo lead the promotion and development of the “Great Change- The Last Generation Project” and assist the Museum Curator and Deputy Manager. The post-holder will be involved in gathering oral history recordings of stories about the “Slum Clearances” in the…

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We’re Reopen!

By True's Yard Team | Jul 28, 2020

The Museum reopened on 21st July after being closed since 23rd March. They are grateful for their support. The Museum can now continue its community work and contribution to tourism which is so important to West Norfolk. The health and safety pf all visitors to True’s Yard of course be the priority and appropriate measures…

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Temporary Museum Closure

By True's Yard Team | Mar 20, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: TEMPORARY MUSEUM CLOSURE Given the official measures to combat Coronavirus/COVID-19 The North End Trust has decided to close the Museum from 20th March 2020 until 20th July.  We look forward to see you on 21st July when the Museum officially reopens. The health and safety of our volunteers, visitors and staff must come…

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Fabulous Facial Hair and Where to Find It!

By True's Yard Team | Jan 21, 2020

True’s Yard have been recently working in partnership with the charming folks over at Captain Fawcett’s Marvellous Barbershop Museum (https://www.captainfawcett.com/). They inspired the staff at the Fisherfolk Museum to take a closer look at the fabulous facial hair in their own collection and it turns out that fishermen have some very impressive beards. This photographic…

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Family History with Vic & Val

By True's Yard Team | Jan 21, 2020

Discover your Family History at True’s Yard Museum. From Novice to Experienced Genealogists – all are welcome! Are you interested in researching your family history? Need some help? You can improve your family history research skills with Vic and Val Taylor on Saturday mornings 10.30am – 12.30pm. £3 per session – to book contact True’s…

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Brand New Museum Backpacks for Hire

By True's Yard Team | Jun 27, 2018

Brand New Museum Backpacks for Hire Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Here at True’s Yard we are constantly looking for news ways for young children to enjoy the Museum. Our latest innovation is our new backpacks. They are available at the Reception Desk for hire. The cost is just £1 to hire! There are Lots of…

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Our Brand New LEGO St Nicholas Chapel Model

By True's Yard Team | Jun 21, 2018

We  are pleased to finally unveil our latest exhibition. Thanks to our successful Silver Jubilee Appeal (1991-2016) we were able to comission a LEGO model of St Nicholas’ Chapel. The model has been built by Warren Elsmore Ltd in Edinburgh Model Facts It comprises around 8,000 bricks It took 30 hours to build. The most…

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Christmas Closing

By True's Yard Team | Dec 22, 2017

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum closes for Christmas on 22nd December 2017 at Noon and reopens on Tuesday 9th January 2018 at 10am. I would like to thank all our visitors and supporters of this Community Museum. You have been a pleasure to work with and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a…

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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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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

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

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