Opening Times

The museum will be open every Saturday from February 27th until November 29th.

Our address is The Old Fire Station, Cage Lane, Thetford, IP24 2DN.

Our postal address is King`s House, King`s Street, Thetford, IP24 2AP

We will also open on Tuesdays in Norfolk School Holidays (March 29th, May 31st & October 24th ) and Tuesdays in July, August & September.We open at 10am and close at 3pm, entry is free. Photography is limited in the museum.

There is no parking at the museum but they are several free car parks just yards from the museum. The museum can email a car parks map on request.

The Marigold Tea rooms are usually open at the same time as the museum, last orders is 30 minutes before the museum closes. War time recipes cakes are on sale but subject to availability.

The Jones’s Van is on show at the Charles Burrell museum from Easter Sunday until the end of October. The address is Minstergate, Thetford, IP24 1BN.

The statue of Captain Mainwaring is by the town bridge opposite the Bell Hotel ,IP24 2AZ.

A map of the museum locations is available by email from the museum web site.

Contact can be made with the museum via the contact box on the web site.



Dad's Army Museum Thetford

Since it opened in December 2007, the Dad's Army Museum has gone from strength to strength. Today thousands of visitors make their way to Thetford (Walmington-on-Sea) each year to see where the series was filmed and to learn more about one of the most enduring comedy programmes ever produced.