Opening Times

The museum will be open every Saturday from February 27th until November 29th.

Our address is The Old Fire Station, Cage Lane, Thetford, IP24 2DS

Our postal address is King`s House, King`s Street, Thetford, IP24 2AP

Our telephone number is 07562 688641 (our old number was on a network that is no longer operating).

We will also open on Tuesdays in Norfolk School Holidays (May 31st & October 24th ) and Tuesdays in July, August & September. We open at 10am and close at 3pm, entry is free. Photography is limited in the museum.

Our new display of props from the 2016 film will on show from Saturday April 16th from 12 until 2pm at the Cosy Carpets Building next to the Thetford bus interchange.

The Jones’s Van is on show at the Charles Burrell museum from Easter Sunday until the end of October. On Saturdays from 10am until 3pm and Tuesdays from 10am until 2pm The address is Minstergate, Thetford, IP24 1BN. The van will NOT be available for viewing on the following day(s ), August 20th

There is no parking at the museum but they are several free car parks just yards from the museum.

The Marigold Tea rooms are usually open at the same time as the museum, last orders is 2.30 pm before the museum closes. War time recipes cakes are on sale but subject to availability.

Dogs are permitted in the museum but not Marigolds Tea Rooms.

The statue of Captain Mainwaring is by the town bridge opposite the Bell Hotel ,IP24 2AZ.

A map of the museum locations is available to download from this site (see the About menu option).

Contact can be made with the museum via the contact box on the web site or telephone number above..

The 2015 museum leaflet & location maps are available to download, the link is in the `About` menu option.



DVD showing

To mark the release of the release of the Dad's Army Film to DVD the Dad's Army Museum is showing a free screening of the new Dad's Army Film in the Carnegie Room next to the museum in Thetford on Thursday 16th June 2016.

Doors open 6.30pm for a 7.30pm screening

Tickets available from Leaping Hare, King Street, Thetford on a first come first served basis max of 4 per person.

 Contact Leaping Hare on 01842 751975

Dad's Army Museum Thetford

Since it opened in December 2007, the Dad's Army Museum has gone from strength to strength. Today thousands of visitors make their way to Thetford (Walmington-on-Sea) each year to see where the series was filmed and to learn more about one of the most enduring comedy programmes ever produced.