Stuffed hen

Half marathon notice

Visitor notice: On Sunday 4 March Cutty Sark and the museum car park will be closed for the Vitality Big Half Marathon. All other museums will be open as normal and DLR and rail links will be running. Find out about road closures

Essential information

Key stage: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Location: 
National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
School subject: 
History

A stuffed chicken given to the lifeboat men of Great Yarmouth by the captain of the fishing boat Jordan. The lifeboat had rescued the boat when it was grounded just outside the city in 1895.