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Dad's Army Museum

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A great tour and chat from Bob and Tim ! What a nice touch of history with a warming welcome... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jesse H
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5 Stars, great museum

Great Museum, staff very helpful and friendly and very knowledgeable, if your a Dads Army fan, do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
rusher223
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Please bear in mind our opening hours are limited: 10am - 3pm Saturdays Easter to November & Tuesdays in Norfolk school holidays. Museum visits at other times by prior arrangement, subject to availability - we are a volunteer run organisation. For 9...more
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Guildhall Cage Lane | Back of the Guildhall, Thetford IP24 2DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great tour and chat from Bob and Tim ! What a nice touch of history with a warming welcome . Cheers fellas!

Thank Jesse H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Museum, staff very helpful and friendly and very knowledgeable, if your a Dads Army fan, do not miss.

Thank rusher223
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum is super & the tearoom just great, as are the good value prices of their food & drink. The cafe is decorated as he film set cafe was in Dad's Army series 50 years ago. Their super cheese scones all gone on the day...More

Thank CambridgeCat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a must for any fans of the program. Free to enter & so many exhibits to see. The staff are very helpful & will answer any questions you may have. There is no parking at the museum but plenty parking is available...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff here really get behind the characters and history of the show. There are a nice collection of exhibits and the shop has a good selection of goods. The tours they offer are very cheap, too. Well worth the money.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those who remember the wonderfully funny dad's army tv series this is like stepping on set. The opening hours are limited as they are all volunteers, we met Captain Mainwaring's double! More a suitable trip down memory lane for adults but there is the...More

Thank caroline b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are life long fans of this iconic and wonderful comedy series. The museum embodies the spirit of the programme entirely in the spirit of the enthusiastic English amateur. We had the wonderful experience of a period coach trip around many of the filming sites...More

Thank Anglophile1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good fun, we used to drink in the Bell when the cast used to come in after a days filming, all of them very friendly, this museum reminds me of such memories

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place I spent an hour man thinking bk should have been 5 it's all about the comedy dad's army so in bepth lovely walking about the place got prezys and to cap it of maragold tee rooms I intend to go bk...More

Thank peterstewart1510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My other half is a big fan of Dad’s Army so we had to pop in. Very interesting if you are a fan of the show informative staff there and very friendly there’s also a traditional tea room serving up war time recipes though we...More

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Manclady
17 September 2018|
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Response from Mikenwend | Reviewed this property |
There is lots on free street parking all around the Guildhall. Remember the museum is now only open on Saturdays. It is run by fantastic volunteers.
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Valerie1958smith
5 September 2018|
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Response from Joanna Penfold F | Reviewed this property |
Its a half mile from the station to the museum.
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