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Norfolk Tank Museum

Station Road | Forncett St Peter, Norwich NR16 1HZ, England
+44 1508 532650
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Fantastic

Just returned from a fantastic visit. My 8 year old son is army mad, and full of questions. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christinetubby
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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A little boy’s dream come true

So it’s not massive and just a collection of vehicles in a barn but the hands on approach and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nicolanoycewilliams
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday Easter to October
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Station Road | Forncett St Peter, Norwich NR16 1HZ, England
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"military vehicles"
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"terrain vehicle"
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"great hands"
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"private collection"
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"hands on approach"
in 2 reviews
"roller coaster"
in 2 reviews
"an army"
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"thoroughly enjoyable experience"
in 2 reviews
"brilliant afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"sat nav"
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"run by volunteers"
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"few hours"
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"interesting visit"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"on display"
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"well worth a visit"
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"guns"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a fantastic visit. My 8 year old son is army mad, and full of questions. The volunteers here were so good at answering and chatting to him throughout our 3 hrs visit. He was able to go in the tanks, play with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So it’s not massive and just a collection of vehicles in a barn but the hands on approach and the knowledgeable staff meant my mark iv obsessed little boy had the time of his life. Thank you. If you love tanks this is for you.

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Visited the Tank Museum with my 8 year old son who is now crazy about World of Tanks, very surprised to see the tanks they had on display and the various conditions awaiting restoration. While there we were able to watch them building a fist...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum after discovering it online. Followed sat nav & signs ( mistake), some signs may have been changed? Slightly surprised at the high (£6) admission fee before we went around the site! The more we explored the more we discovered. The guides were...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Took the 3 grandsons there what a great place to visit they had a fantastic time. They climbed into the tanks and dressed up i. The man who showed us around told us all about the tanks and what it would be like if you...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

I took my family and two grandchildren, 8 and 5yrs, and had a great time. The information about the tanks and the guns were extremely interesting and the volunteers were very enthusiastic. A ride on the ‘Hagglunds BV206 All Terrain Vehicle’ is a must and...More

Thank Colin S
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

The staff around the exhibits were extremely helpful and knowledgable. Really interesting. I'd have given it an Very Good rating but for the ticket sales/cafe lady who was cold and unwelcoming and back on her mobile before we left the room.More

1  Thank Peter C
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Norma_haye, General Manager at Norfolk Tank Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you so much for your review Peter. I'm so sorry to hear about your experience in the tea room. We will obviously speak to the lady concerned about undertaking some training. We try really hard to make everybody feel as welcome as possible and...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

If your expecting shiny museum pieces you'll be disappointed, if you want to climb inside a real tank, you'll love it. Take a ride on a BV and have a brew in the cafe. The volunteers are very welcoming and will answer all your questions....More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Great museum with friendly knowledgeable staff ,made us feel at home. Great hands on experience there aren't many places you can get inside the exhibits and handle them. Victoria really enjoyed the cookies too. If you're going to visit any tank museum in Norfolk this...More

Thank Elizabeth H
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

the norfolk tank museum is quite a small affair,run by volunteers who are very keen.i went to armourfest,which is 2 days of exhibitions and displays held every year in august.there were several exhibitions from ww2 memorabilia to vietnam,aswell as a guns exhibition.there is a track...More

Thank David H
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christinetubby
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Norma_haye | Property representative |
Hi Sorry, we don’t open Easter Sunday. We open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from April 3rd. We have rides each day we are open, weather-permitting.
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Jane B
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Norma_haye | Property representative |
Hi, The Easter Egg Hunt is aimed at younger children and the craft activities will probably be suitable too, there is plenty of colouring available as well as making Easter bonnets. The vehicle ride is safe for all ages... More
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