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Museum, free entry

Thorney Heritage Museum

Thorney Heritage Museum

Thorney Heritage DB Tower


Station Road,


The Heritage Museum is part of the Bedford Hall, which lies off Station Road. The Museum is run and maintained by the Thorney Society. Step inside and view the displays depicting the development of the village from its early monastic history to the present. The display demonstrates how the village developed as an agricultural estate under the Dukes of Bedford and their building of the "Model Village" It is brought up to date by the section on the effect of the various wars. Guided tours of the Abbey and Thorney village can also be arranged.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for groups

Opening details

Open SUNDAYS ONLY from Easter Sunday until end of September. 2pm - 5pm. The Museum will also be open August Bank Holiday from 11am - 2pm. Arrangements can be made to open the Museum at other times at a small charge. Please call 01733 270908 for further information on opening times.


Free entry


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Map reference: TF 281046  Lat: 52.62459 Long: -0.10763

By Road:
From A47 Thorney bypass, take B1040 towards Thorney (station Road). Museum is in Tankyard on left before the traffic lights, at the left of the main building.

By Public Transport:
Buses (x8 and x1) run every day from Peterborough bus station.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Peterborough station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

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