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Dad's Army Museum

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A really good weekend

I am a big fan of Dad's Army and this weekend was a dream come true. We booked for the bus tour and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Diane C
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Cant fault it

Cannot fault this museum if you're a fan of the show! Takes about 30 mins to go around but so much... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
manicforever
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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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

I am a big fan of Dad's Army and this weekend was a dream come true. We booked for the bus tour and it was all I hoped it would be. The bus a 1959 charabanc started the day on a very high note. A...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault this museum if you're a fan of the show! Takes about 30 mins to go around but so much more to see in the town after for fans! Donation only as payment. As a huge fan I learnt so much! Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely time at this little bit compact Museum! The staff were very friendly and informative. We did go dressed in our 1940’s gear and was hoping to get photos of the two ( one from Museum ) and our Captain Mainwaring together But...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had wanted to pay a visit to the museum for quite a while,so it was on our list of places to go if the weather was maybe going on the turn.? On the day of our visit the weather was really nice,and Thetford looked...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have watched Dad's Army on BBC for years, now living in Thetford it was an easy decision to visit. Check their web site for times when you plan to visit as it is only open Saturdays and Tuesdays but I believe that changes in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember watching the first episode of Dad's Army and however many times I watch it I still appreciate the humour which doesn't seem to age. In this museum there is a superb eclectic collection of exhibits, props and documents. The reconstruction of Mainwarings office,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NB1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We pre-booked the walking tour for the Sunday morning and this includes a visit to the museum. You start at the Charles Burrell museum near wilko. There is plenty of free parking, you start here as Corporal Jones van is based here. Our tour start...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was never a big fan of Dad’s Army but I must give the team of volunteers who walked us around Thetford a great big thank you! You provide your town with a great service and keep alive the memories of one of Britain’s comedy...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Catchpoletwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic little musaem for all fans off Dad's army. Free entrance but donations welcome. There is a lot off information about film and actors history, loads of film memorbelia and more. You can sit at captain mannerings desk for a small donation and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kitty P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic little museum that has a lot of interesting props and photos from the TV Series and films. I visited during the annual Croft & Perry weekend so the museum was rather busy but that did not detract from my enjoyment. Several volunteers dressed as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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19susan1957
August 19, 2019|
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Response from HMS1979 | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay. I have been away. Entry to the museum is free. Open every Saturday 10-3 The walking tour tickets are £12.50 per person. Our tours take place on set dates throughout the year. The remaining... More
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mcneil m
December 7, 2018|
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Response from CambridgeCat | Reviewed this property |
Apologies only just seen this question. Dads Army Museum closed in in winter, re-opens Saturday 23 March, only opem on Satyurdays as all volunteer staff, hours circa mid-morning to mid-afternoon, great cafe, noty sure about... More
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Manclady
September 16, 2018|
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Response from CambridgeCat | Reviewed this property |
Car can stop outside front entry and small car park opposite & public toilets.
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