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More detailed then expected

Free museum is free but has odd opening times, on the occasions I've managed to get there while... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Chris C
Peterborough, United Kingdom
nice building

Hidden away in not much to see Thorney. Worth a visit, friendly staff and free admission. Not open... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
Lob S
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6 Nov 2018
“History in a Heritage Building”
6 Sep 2017
“Review of the Thorney heritage museum”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Station Road | The Tankyard, Bedford Hall, Thorney, Peterborough PE6 0QE, England
+44 1733 270908
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Free Entrance. Open every Sunday afternoon between 2.00pm and 5.00pm from Easter Sunday until last day of September.Great range of artifacts and profiles on touch-screen. Family history search available.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FullerFamily2013
Reviewed 7 September 2017

So i went to the Thorney heritage museum one morning Thinking it would be a great learning opportunity for me to get to know thorny village, But inside was very small had a few models and showcases, so overall its juts a waste of time...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Free museum is free but has odd opening times, on the occasions I've managed to get there while it's opened it was surpsingly detailed and informative.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 June 2016

What a historic village take a look back in time in our museum very interesting.also we have a beautiful abbey on the green.aswell as many attractions we have the rose and crown pub which do fantastic food . In August we have the Thorney music...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Hidden away in not much to see Thorney. Worth a visit, friendly staff and free admission. Not open very much so check website for details.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Lob S
Reviewed 24 July 2015

If you come from Thorney or want to know about a small village visit this interesting place. The volunteers are very friendly and helpful. Wonderful that such a collection has been preserved for future generations.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Beryl F
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The museum is only open for a limited number of days each year. Plan your visit accordingly - it is well worth seeing. Entry is FREE (donations welcome) with ample free parking on site. Disabled step free access. Be sure to visit "The War Room"...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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