Dad's Army 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 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 1r tours. Tours include a visit to the museum and tea/coffee with biscuits. Tickets for 2019 on sale from December 1st.

Tour times 2019

Public walking tours for the 2019 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.

 

 

 

Tour dates - 2019

These are the dates for 2019.

Walking

March 31st, April 21st, May 19th, June 9th & 23rd, July 14th & 28th, August 11th & 25th, September 15th & 29th and October 20th. All these dates are on a Sunday.

Coach

May 4th, July 6th, and September 7th.

Tickets go on sale December 1st, walking tour vouchers available now and will be valid for next season.

Coach tours

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.

2018 dates

May 12th (sold out)

September 1st (sold out)

October 20th.

 

 

Group Walking Tours

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.