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We’re Hiring

By True's Yard Team | Mar 28, 2023

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum, King’s Lynn Job Title: Deputy Manager Location: True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum, North Street, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1QW Responsible to: Museum Curator Salary: £10.94 per hour Hours: 22.5 hours per week Background True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum was founded in 1991 by Pat Midgley to preserve the last fisherfolk cottages and yard…

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Christmas Message and Temporary Closure

By True's Yard Team | Dec 22, 2021

Christmas Message From Museum Curator Lindsey Bavin I can safely say this year has been better than the last. Although the Museum remained closed to the public until mid-May we used that time to do some necessary renovations. You may have noticed the kitchen is looking a lot lighter and brighter, the toilets have a…

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Maritime Art Exhibition

By True's Yard Team | Jul 6, 2021

THEY THAT GO DOWN TO THE SEA IN SHIPS: Maritime Art Exhibition   True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum celebrates 30 years 2021. To highlight this anniversary, the trustees have organised an exhibition of local maritime art since 1850 using paintings from the Museum’s own collection with other works from Norfolk collectors. Artists include: Henry Baines, George…

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Getting Here

By True's Yard Team | Jun 28, 2021

Getting here By car If you are driving and using a sat nav to find your way here, you should use the postcode PE301LT (St Ann’s Street). On arriving at St Ann’s Street, follow the road to where it meets North Street where the Museum is located. Parking Unfortunately, we have no onsite parking but…

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Information for disabled visitors

By True's Yard Team | Jun 28, 2021

Information for disabled visitors At True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum, we can currently only provide partially access our public areas, but efforts are being made to improve that. Getting here By car If you are driving and using a sat nav to find your way here, you should use the postcode PE301LT (St Ann’s Street). On…

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By True's Yard Team | Jun 25, 2021

ACCESS POLICY Mission Statement The founding philosophy of the North End Trust is to educate and inform the public about the once thriving fishing community of the North End of King’s Lynn and its culture and history.  Our current mission is also to provide training and educational opportunities, as well as research facilities, to a…

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VE Day

By True's Yard Team | May 8, 2021

VE Day blogpost by Museum Assistant, Lexy Today marks the 76th anniversary of VE Day. VE Day stands for Victory in Europe. This is the day in which Great Britain and The United Sates rejoiced in victory due to the defeat of the Nazis in World War II. 1 million Nazi soldiers tried to allude…

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Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

By True's Yard Team | Apr 17, 2021

The North End Trust to receive £15,600 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund The North End Trust among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund  This award will help the Museum to be able to continue serving the community it…

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Christmas Closure

By True's Yard Team | Dec 19, 2020

True’s Yard will be closed from 20th December 2020-4th January 2021. We want to thank all our supporters for helping us get through this difficult year and we look forward to seeing you all again when we reopen on Tuesday 5th January at 10am

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Reopening again!

By True's Yard Team | Nov 27, 2020

The Museum will reopen on 3rd December after being closed since 5th November. We are grateful for all your support. Grant funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund has meant the Museum can continue its community work and contribution to tourism which is so important to West Norfolk. The health and safety of all visitors…

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Admission Prices

Adults £5.00

Seniors (over 60) £4.00

Children (under 5′s go free) £2.00

Family (2 adults + 2 children) £8.00

Research Centre Free

We welcome all assistance dogs, water is available on request

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm Last admission 3:30pm. Breakfast Club Wednesday-Friday 9am-11am.

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