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One mile off the A148 | Thursford, Fakenham, England
+44 1328 878477
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Feel-good factor of thousands!

This collection of traction engines and iconic organs will wow anyone who has a penchant for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ashburton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth a visit

We went here for the day arrived at 11am and left at 4pm so i would say it was well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret B
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Visited by over 5.3 million people. The Thursford Collection - The sights, sounds and sensations of the golden age of steam are never forgotten. Climb on board and enjoy all the fun of the fairground on our traditional carousels and gondola. Experience the size scale of steam with the largest collection of traction engines in the world. Delight in the unique sounds of Robert Wolfe show on the mighty Wurlitzer. Christmas Spectacular - Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, a cast of over 130 performers deliver an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. Santa's Magical Journey - A trip to Santa will never be the same again with this truly unforgettable journey to the perfect Christmas memory.
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One mile off the A148 | Thursford, Fakenham, England
+44 1328 878477
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This collection of traction engines and iconic organs will wow anyone who has a penchant for nostalgia. The organs when demonstrated will leave you riveted to the floor with joy and admiration for their engineering. The live performance on the Mighty Wurlitzer will leave you...More

Thank gehdev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for the day arrived at 11am and left at 4pm so i would say it was well worth a visit. the last time we went was in 1972 so it has changed a bit.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in the area and wondering what to do in the pouring rain. Wow what a find! We had a wonderful time. All the exhibits were in first class condition. Many of the mechanical organs were in full working order and were playing at various...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what this would be like but totally blown away. The exhibition of steam engines and organs was excellent. The exhibits were presented really well and have been restored to a high standard and the Wurlitzer was brilliant. We decided to do the backstage...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister recommended Thursford but I wasn't quite sure what to expect. When you arrive in the huge carpark, you pass a few pretty shops and enter the building. There is an icecream parlour and cafe to the left and the shop in front of...More

Thank Roverlass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On an a damp overcast day being indoors with aged parents seemed like a good idea. Having found this attraction on Trip Advisor with lots of positive reviews we travelled about 30 miles to get there, and were not disappointed with what we found. Greeted...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

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 amazing that kept us intrigued for 30 mins. I...More

Thank stirltrip
Reviewed 1 June 2017

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 so we had plenty of space to...More

Thank fabatfiftyCambs
Reviewed 31 May 2017

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 were disappointed. My Mother and Father in law...More

Thank Samantha U
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We visited Thursford today & what an amazing day we had. Staff very pleasant, interesting items in the shops,. Very reasonable entrance fee (£5.50 per adult, under 16's are free). We listened to all of the Mechanical organs, 2 Wurlitzer shows, rode the Horse roundabout...More

Thank Norwichtraveller639
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Ayesha S
26 May 2017|
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Response from EmmaF198 | Reviewed this property |
Not when we went, nothing other than the journey through the Christmas scenes
Ken S
15 January 2017|
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Response from Leslie S | Reviewed this property |
You will not know where to look as the show happens on all parts of the stage and in the aisles. You will get a good view from wherever you sit
18 December 2016|
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Response from Dee C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I don't know the answer to this but a quick phone call to the helpful staff would put your mind at rest. The attraction is open all year but mainly to see the steam vehicles. There are also organ recitals in... More