Opening Times

The museum is now open for the 2015 season. The museum will then open every Saturday from 10am until 3pm until the end of November,Tuesdays in July,August and September and also Tuesdays in Norfolk school holidays. We will also be open until 4pm on Saturdays in August.

The van is housed at the nearby Charles Burrell Museum and will be on show from Easter Sunday and then it will on show on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The van will be away on some dates during 2015 and a list will be published soon.

We thank the many thousands of people who made the journey to Walmington on Sea and we look forward to seeing you in 2015.

Our web shop remains open and we are still happy to answer your enquires. Please call the numbers below or use the contact us link in the menu above.

 Please call 01842 751975 or 07467 175782 (this phone is only on when the museum is open please do NOT use messages on this phone) for further details. There is a contact form on this site.

Museum events May

The museum is pleased to announce that on May 9th we will be welcoming Neil Storey and The Cambridge Vintage & Veteran Bicycle Club. Neil will be giving some Home Guard talks in the Church Hall. Why not come along in 1940s style dress ? Entry to the museum will be free as usual.

On May 16th we will holding a Digging for Victory plant sale outside the museum from 10am until 1.30pm with the Thetford Gardens Club.

An audience with Frank Williams

The museum is pleased to advise that Frank Williams will be in Thetford on June 19th to perform his An Audience with Frank Williams at the Carnegie Rooms (next door to the museum). Full details and where to get tickets from will be announced shortly.

The date in our latest newsletter is June 9th, this is a typo !

This is how the evening will run

Friday 19th June ‘An Evening with Frank Williams’

First session approximately 20 to 25 minutes Frank’s Early career, video from Norman Wisdom’s films and Army Game. Followed by video Frank filming locations in Thetford

Break 20 to 30 minutes

Second Session Frank’s Croft and Perry TV work with video clips from You Rang M’lord and Dad’s Army.

Audience Questions and answers approximately 10 minutes

Video showing of Frank’s cine film while on tour with Dad’s Army.