The Dad's Army, T.V. series, was filmed in Thetford for 9 years, as Warmington on Sea. A relatively new museum, run independently by enthusiastic volunteers, with Bill Pertwee as the Patron. It is only open Saturdays,...10am. - 3pm.... Easter to November and Tuesdays in School Holidays.or by appointment.
Although small there is a lot to see relating to the series, housed in the Guildhall, which featured as Warmington Town Hall.
Entry is free..
.but a Guided Tour of where the location filming of 'Warmington-on-Sea' took place.. for which there is a charge, which also includes a visit to see recently acquired Jones's Butchers Van, which is housed in the nearby Charles Burrell Museum. a chance to sit beside 'Captain Mainwarings seated statue...... and Tea and a ' Wartime Recipe Cake' in 'Marigolds Tea Room.
Booking for the tour is necessary ...to book your place on the next tour OR arrange a private/group tour.......coach parties welcome.
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We went as a group and proved to be a most enjoyable experience, the 'staff' were very friendly and helpful..
.A Must for any Dad's Army Fan. and the tea room provided our group a chance to reminisce.
There were plenty of unique souvenir gifts of the show/museum.
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