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We took part in the Dads Army tour a couple of weeks ago and it did not disappoint! It involved a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alice K
Dads army museum

Fun afternoon in the museum, some of the staff dress up in wartime clothing and give a talk. the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joanna Penfold F
London, 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 3 days ago

We took part in the Dads Army tour a couple of weeks ago and it did not disappoint! It involved a walk around Thetford to see some of the iconic scenes filming locations, the captain Mainwaring statue and the Jones van. The three volunteers were...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun afternoon in the museum, some of the staff dress up in wartime clothing and give a talk. the man dressed up as captain mainwaring sat behind the desk next to my friend for photos pretending he was giving orders, made it more special, they...More

Thank Joanna Penfold F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific visit to the museum that celebrates one of the finest sitcoms of all time. The TV show ran for 9 years, 80 episodes and regularly achieved 18 million viewers! The show really has stood the test of time. The museum pays homage brilliantly and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. The staff were so friendly and warm, the exhibition was wonderful AND Captin Mainwaring stood with me for a photo, told be to stand to attention then called me astupid boy! Heaven

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour today with 3 volunteer guides from the Dad’s Army Museum. It’s a circular walk taking in the filming locations in Thetford. We were reminded of many famous scenes from the much loved comedy. The tour includes a goody bag and...More

Thank Sandra123258
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for sites to visit on a mini break to East Anglia. I spotted the Dad's Army museum by chance when looking around Thetford. Be warned it has very limited opening hours but happily it coincided with when we'd be there. It is...More

Thank Mikenwend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall very good. The staff are brilliant and very informative and museum is small but worth a visit in Thetford *if would have been even better in they had the first episode playing a loop on a tv screen

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last minute decision to visit en-route to our holiday cottage in Acle. Just as luck would have it, we arrived in the middle of a photographic shoot to publicise the launch of Royal Mail stamps featuring Dad's Army Actors. We were entertained by the local...More

Thank 427Hedley
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Splendid very welcoming and very friendly and knowledgable staff Museum is small but well worth a visit

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Small, friendly museum, free entry run by volunteers. Lots to read and see, if you are lucky you might even meet Captain Manering.

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Christine B
28 March 2017|
Response from corinne f | Property representative |
Hi Christine, it's Corinne here from Thetford's Great Information Centre, apologies in the delay in coming back to you. he Dad's Army Museum opened again for the new season on 18th March. It will now be open every Saturday... More
13 November 2016|
Response from corinne f | Property representative |
Hi there, Dad's Army Museum opens every Saturday and Tuesdays in Norfolk School Holidays. It is, however, worth contacting the museum to see if a private visit can be arranged. I am not allowed to post a website link but if... More