Thorney Heritage Museum


Station Road, Thorney, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 0QE

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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.



  • Disabled access


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Guided tours for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Accessible by Public Transport: Peterborough station is 9 miles away.

Opening Times

* 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.

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