2018 season.

The museum will be open every Saturday from March 17th until November 24th

We open at 10am and close at 3pm, entry is free. Photography is limited in the museum. The address is The Old Fire Station, Cage Lane, Thetford, IP24 2DS, our postal address is King`s House, King`s Street, Thetford, IP24 2APand our telephone number is 07562 688641 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm). We will also open on Tuesdays in Norfolk School Holidays (April 3rd, April 10th, May 29th & October 23rd) and Tuesdays in July, August & September.

Coach parties welcome by appointment.

The Jones’s Van will be back on show from Easter Sunday 2019.

Charles Burrell closed October 2nd.

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 30 minutes 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 Inn and in
front of the Light Cinema, IP24 2AZ.

Contact can be made with the museum via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or telephone
number above.

Private and out of hours visits by arrangement.

Museum AGM 2018

The annual general meeting of the Friends Of The Museum will held on Saturday November 24th at the museum starting at 17:30. All members of the friends are welcome but please advise the museum if you are attending.

Tour dates - 2019

Theses are the dates for 2019.


March 31st, April 21st, May 19th, June 9th & 23ed, July 14th & 28th, August 11th & 25th, September 15th & 29th and October 20th.


May 11th, July 6th, and September 7th.

Tickets on sale December 1st, walking tour vouchers available now and will be valid for next season.