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Dad's Army Museum

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Great day out

Great to see 😊 where dad's army was filmed especially Jones's truck with a lovely old fashioned... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian A
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Romford, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

Great place to visit. Lovely tea room with old fashioned cakes etc of the 40s had photo with capt... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2019
peter12345678901234
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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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All reviews captain mainwaring tea room dad's army cake run by volunteers tv series well worth a visit walking tour filming locations charles burrell tea shop free entry limited opening hours trip down memory lane marigold cafe friendly volunteers volunteer staff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see 😊 where dad's army was filmed especially Jones's truck with a lovely old fashioned Cafe in the museum would recommend it to all dad's army fans especially as you walk up the high Street and see j Jones butchers

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Great place to visit. Lovely tea room with old fashioned cakes etc of the 40s had photo with capt manering it's free but we left a donation for upkeep. Town is also very nice good restaurants theirs also a motor museum with corp Jones van...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

We paid a visit to this museum with our teenager, who is a fan of the programme. It was a lovely place, there was loads to look at, the staff there were helpful. The cafe was quaint though limited

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

Nice little museum, of particular interest to fans of Dad's Army TV Series. Free entry and very enthusiastic volunteers. We called in for 1/2 hour on a tour of Norfolk. Plenty of photographs and information. Offerings in shop are limited, as we would have been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Many thanks for your kind review and I am pleased you enjoyed visiting our museum. I will pass on your suggestions to our merchandise team. We are very limited for space at the museum, particularly storage space, so we have to try and select merchandise...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Very authentic and well presented. the staff are very helpful and and know every thing you ask them about and tell you even more than is apparent from all the displays. Two hours very well spent.

Date of experience: October 2018
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HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Please do visit us again.

Reviewed 12 November 2018

Spent a lovely couple of hours looking around the museum and the staff and exhibits were extremely well presented.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caspar54
HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Please do visit us again.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Our son bought the bus tour as a Father’s Day present, a couple of days before we were due to go we were informed that the vintage bus we were due to travel on was not available, and that we could rebook on a different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Many thanks for the good review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit. I apologise for the inconvenience caused in relation to the coach. Our coach tours are very popular so it's disappointing when things like this happen. I will pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Fun and easy. The volunteers were friendly and helpful. We could get into every room including the tea room

Date of experience: October 2018
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HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Please do visit us again.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

As part of a trip round looking at all things & places Dad’s Army this is a must. Friendly welcoming volunteers guide you in with a great little shop selling dads army paraphernalia. An opportunity to have your photo taken at what looks like Mainwaring’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Please do visit us again.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We loved the museum. I was so excited to see everything on offer. It's a small area but worth the visit. Was so nice to see so many volunteers to keep this programme alive. All were polite and welcoming x x x Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicola B
HMS1979, Front Office Manager at Dad's Army Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. I will pass on your comments to the team. Please do visit us again.

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mcneil m
7 December 2018|
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Response from Alison H | Reviewed this property |
hi check on the dads army museum website Thetford it will give you the details of opening.As its maned by volunteers its only usually open on a saturday at certain times of the year .The museum is free to look round and... More
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Manclady
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Response from Ruth F | Reviewed this property |
On street parking a few minutes away.
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Valerie1958smith
4 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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