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Beautifully displayed this Tudor house has exhibits and videos which explain its life through the... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Surprisingly comprehensive history

Although quite small, the museum was packed with interesting information and artefacts, with some... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
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Thetford's Ancient House has recently benefitted from a £1.6 million renovation, which has gone towards conserving the Grade I listed Tudor merchant's house and creating up-to-date displays. The atmospheric crooked house tells the remarkable story...more
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I visited on Saturday 24th August and were presented with a very interesting talk on Duleep Singh whom I was completely unaware of as far as his part in history. After which we toured through a very interesting museum going through various ‘sections’ I spent...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

Beautifully displayed this Tudor house has exhibits and videos which explain its life through the ages. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Although quite small, the museum was packed with interesting information and artefacts, with some interactive exhibits. we spent about two hours, but you could easily spend longer.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

This museum is an old/ ancient! house well signposted from the main town. It is well laid out with excellent videos to view before moving into the main house. The signage and information will appeal to all ages and there are child friendly exhibits in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

I recently use this museum as a venue to launch a tourism app (BreckWorld) and had a chance to wander around this wonderful museum. Packed with things to see, engage with, touch, inspect...the museum not only tells the tale of the building, the local area,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

When I was very young my dad and I was burying a terrapin that had past away, we found what was believed to be a draw handle, I kept it for many years, one day I took it to the museum and they were very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MichaelAndrew1978
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Thetford House Museum is a wonderfully surprising place. I had not expected to discover the story of an Indian Prince, the Maharajah Duleep Singh, in a Norfolk town nor to find that the museum is something of a pilgrimage site to the Sikh community. Behind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

We went primarily to see the house itself but found the museum to be very interesting. Lots of fascinating displays. Very good value for money. Anyone interested in the architecture and history of the building might find it helpful to print off the info from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tigger445
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Really interesting museum in a beautiful medieval house. Enthusiastic staff. Gives information on thetford history.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank uktravellingwoman
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We were on a short visit to Thetford. We wanted to visit this Museum but did not arrive until 4.00 pm and it closed at 5.00. However they do a 'twilight ticket' at a reduced rate for the last hour , which was good. Lady...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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