Charles Burrell Museum, Thetford

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  • Lots here for the steam engine buff. Close to the town centre, bus and train stations.Check the opening times before you travel.  more »
  • We set off to find the Dads Army butchers van but found so much more in this marvellous collection. Housed in an the original part of the Burrell factory - which adds greatly to the provenance of the ...  more »
  • Only a small building but plenty of volunteers to chat too making it fascinating place to visit. Jones butchers van dad's army very good. Bob & tim did a great talk on dad's army Please don't forget a...  more »
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  • A fine piece of Thetford industrial heritage in the centre of town. It's fantastic that there are volunteers that keep this museum running. Free entry to the museum, but well worth a generous donation to keep this essential heritage available.
  • We loved seeing the traction engine, steam roller and showman's engine. There are lots of interesting things to see and read too, giving insight about the engines and the works that made them, and some educational and fun exhibits you can play with (belts and pulleys, pistons). Everyone's very friendly and there's even a nice cafe. And it's free! But it's well worth making a donation...
  • What a great past time maintaining these grand machines and operating them must be.
  • Check opening times before setting off. I got there eventually with half hour to walk around. Lots of history of the business and how traction engines are made with lots of jigs and formers etc. Dad's Army Jones's delivery lorry and some other working traction engines on display. Helpful and informative staff.
  • Excellent museum of local importance
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