We have cancelled the tours for May, June and July. if you have booked a tour we will contact you and offer a refund or tour voucher, these vouchers are valid until the end of the 2021 season.
Dad's Army walking tours start at the Charles Burrell Museum in Minstergate then take in the many filming locations used around the Thetford town centre, the bronze statue of Captain Mainwaring, Jones's van (subject to availability) and end at the Museum. The total time to allow for the walking tour and museum visit is 2 hours a. Visit the shop to purchase tickets or gift vouchers for walking tours. Tours include a private visit to the museum and tea/coffee with biscuits.
Coach tours start from the museum and include a private visit to the museum with tea & cake. There are two sessions morning & afternoon with a break at lunch time.
Children 12 and under go free on walking tours but must have a ticket for the coach tours, there is no child rate.
Tickets for both tours need to be pre booked.
Public walking tours for the 2020 season will start at 10:30am you are advised to arrive by 10:00am so that you can have a good viewing of the Jones`s Van and the Charles Burrell Museum. Tickets must be pre booked. All public tours take place on a Sunday.
Walking tours start at the Charles Burrell Museum and finish at the Dad`s Army Museum and tickets must be pre booked.
Coach tours start promptly at 10am at the Dad`s Army Museum.
Vouchers may be used for any walking tour but must be pre booked and are valid for a year. There is no friends discount on tours.
These are the dates for 2020.
9th August. 23rd August, 20th Sept ,Sept27th and 11th October
8th August, 5th Sept and 3rd October. .
Tour dates are subject to change.
The museum will be running coach tours of some of the out of town locations used in the filming. The tour is in 2 stages with the first leaving the museum at 10am.
The first stage of the tour (North) will feature Stanton Downham, Brandon, Lynford Hall, West Tofts, Red House, East Wretham and Thorpe camp. This part of the tour will leave the museum at 10am.The second stage of the tour (South) will include Ixworth, Bardwell, Sapiston and Honnington. This will be back at the museum by about 4pm.The tours will mention many other locations, stories about the show and local history. Included in the tour is tea/coffee and cake with a private viewing of the museum at the end of the tour.
The museum team have taken many groups on the walking tour of Thetford locations. The group pictured here were the first group to visit the statue in it`s new location.
If you would like details of our group tours please contact us.