Travelling by train to the Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life is Thetford, which is served by Greater Anglia and EMR services throughout the day. It's 7 minutes to the Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life on foot. Walk west of the station and turn left onto Station Road. Then turn left again onto London Road and turn right onto Whitehart Street - the museum will be on your right.

The Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 13:30
Saturday 07:00 - 13:30
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

Customer Service notes

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces35
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces36
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle storage notes<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="4 Sheffield Stand spaces">36&yuml;Sheffield Stand spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to each platform, but not between platforms.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Departures and arrivals from Thetford

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NorwichGreater Anglia21:29On time
to NorwichGreater Anglia22:32On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia22:412On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia06:062Scheduled
to Liverpool Lime StreetEast Midlands Railway06:232Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Stansted AirportGreater Anglia21:29On time
from Stansted AirportGreater Anglia22:32On time
from NorwichGreater Anglia22:402On time
from NorwichGreater Anglia06:052Scheduled
from NorwichEast Midlands Railway06:232Scheduled

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