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Ancient House

An atmospheric Tudor house telling the remarkable story of Thetford and the Brecks.

Opening Times

Set in a beautiful Tudor house this museums tells the story of Thetford and the Brecks.

Here you can discover Thetford’s connection with an Indian Prince, the Maharaja Duleep Singh, marvel at the wealth of the Thetford Treasure, and find out about Thetford’s most famous revolutionary son, Thomas Paine.See collections that span the centuries – all brought to life by audio guides, films and animations.


Adult: £4.70
Concession*: £4.45
Child (4-18): £4
Family (1 adult and children): £12.40
Family (2 adults and children): £16.55
Twilight Ticket (1 hour before closing): £1.50
Museums Pass holders, Friends of Ancient House and under 4s: Free

There is a discount for groups of 10 or more if you book in advance.Please contact us for more details.

More information about group visits
Payment can be made on the day of your visit by cash, credit card or cheque (made payable to Norfolk County Council).

Your ticket is valid all day, so if you want to explore Thetford you can pop in and out as much as you want.

Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free.

*Concessions for visitors with disabilities, over 65s and students.

Visitors with disabilities may bring one companion in free.

Opening Times

April to September

Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm

October to March

Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm

Closed Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays, including Good Friday, 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

  • Gift Shop
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Accepts Groups
  • Baby Changing Facilities
Ancient House
White Hart Street
IP24 1AA