Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  East Anglia  /  Norfolk  /  Fakenham  /  Museums  /  Thursford

Thursford, Fakenham

(950+ reviews on the web)
Specialty Museum Museum
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.
map
Create a full Fakenham itinerary

Plan your trip to Fakenham

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Fakenham by other users

8 days in Norfolk BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Fakenham BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Fakenham BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Fakenham BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Fakenham BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Fakenham BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Steam engine, organ museum. A good activity for a rainy day as indoors. A few interesting little gift shops. If you time it right you get a performance from the WURLITZER organ which really is quite a...  more »
  • Went here on a cold and wet Monday as it was an inside activity. Dad has difficulty walking so uses a mobility scooter which he was able to use inside which was great. There weren't many people around...  more »
  • We visited Thursford a few years ago, we paid an entrance fee and then everything was free. Now it's £5.50 to get in then it's £2.00 a ride. Unfortunately there was only one ride working, so children ...  more »