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Thursford, Fakenham

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Thursford evolved from George Cushing's personal collection of antiques and knick-knacks into a working museum. The site boasts a large collection of mechanical organs, Europe's fourth largest Wurlitzer with 1,339 pipes, and a 19th-century gondola merry-go-round, among other quirky antiques. If in the area during the Christmas season, attend the Christmas Spectacular, the largest and most popular Christmas show in Britain. Make sure you book ahead due to the show's popularity. Behind-the-scenes tours run daily, giving insight into the famous show by showing the costume stores, "Fantasy Land," and the engine yard. Although public transport options exist, driving to the museum makes for a less complicated journey. Put Thursford at the forefront of your travel plans using our Fakenham tour planner.
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  • This really is a super Christmas Show that only the Christmas Grinch could fail to enjoy. Singing, dancing, comedy all in a fabulous setting provide a welcome respite from the woes of the world and a ...  more »
  • It's the best show ever, but out of way dont book wensum hotel stay b&b much better, show has everything singing,dancers,great team will be going again this year  more »
  • You can not fault the professionalism of the show, better than some London West End shows and we have been regular customers for many many years BUT, as the years pass by, it appears that the main rea...  more »