Dad's Army Museum Thetford

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The location shots for the Dad`s Army TV series were filmed in and around the town of Thetford from 1968 to 1977. The museum celebrates this wonderful comedy. It houses unique photographs (many supplied by The Dad's Army Appreciation Society) alongside the many and varied memorabilia associated with the show. There is also information about the local Home Guard.
Why not take the Dad's Army Trail? You can choose to take the walking tour around the many locations in the town. There are also regular guided tours throughout the year, including a visit to the museum and a viewing of the DVD Extra Time, which tells the story of local people used as extras in the series.
The 'Friends' also arrange private viewings, talks, school's events, 1940's nights, 1940's dance classes and much, much more!

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Opening hours

Sat 10.00-15.00 & Tues in School Hols (inc all July/Aug/Sept)
April - November

Closed: Sun-Fri

Admission charges


Additional info

If you are unable to make a visit on a Saturday please call ahead as we will open the museum by prior arrangement.

Dad's Army Museum Thetford
The Old Fire Station
Cage Lane
IP24 2DS



General Enquiries

Event Organiser


Tourist Information

01842 751975

Corinne Fulford

07802 701911

Administration Office

01842 754005


Administration Office

01842 752014

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