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Thorney Heritage Museum
The Tankyard, Station Road, Thorney, PE6 0QE
(01733) 270908
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Young visitors getting into character at the 2010 summer fayre.
Who are we?

We are a community group with charitable status. We run family, school and community events locally and also regionally with partner groups.

Our commitment is to local heritage including architecture, archaeology, culture, natural history & arts. More....

The Thorney Society runs the Thorney Heritage Museum showing a collection bringing the area’s history alive from ancient to modern times.

Face-painted lad from summer fayre poster
New Book - The hidden story of the Calvinists settlers of the Great Fen Levels in the 17th century.
Plaque above museum door - Samuel Sanders Teulon, architect of Thorney, the model village.
Tower of Bedford Hall
What's Happening

Thorney Heritage Museum and Abbey Church now have tactile Braille and large text guidebooks.

The Heritage Lottery Fund has made a lasting difference for visually impaired people visiting Thorney, by funding Braille and large text books as guides around Thorney Abbey and Thorney Museum. Appointments for individuals or small groups may be made on 01733 270908 or online Books for visually impaired are for sale at the price of a normal hardback book - exact price here soon: Museum+large print; Museum+Braille and tactile pictures; Thorney Abbey+large print;Thorney Abbey+Braille and tactile pictures.

Museum Access Information

Winter 2014
Dec 7th Sun Christmas Market at Pigeons Farm.


Thorney in Focus - forthcoming book

Support for publication has reached £2300 including promises. Buy a book in advance for £12; helping by sponsoring for £25 or over, with the option to have your name put on the sponsors’ list at the end of the book. To help: ring 01733 270634, email: Or send cheque for “Chris Lane” to 108 Wisbech Rd.,Thorney, PE6 0SD. Sample pages here soon and on show at the Bedford Hall during the weekend of May 10th/11th.


Web admin – help needed ASAP. Would anyone be able to take on the admin of this site please? I will not be able to continue from the start of December 2014.
Please do e-mail if you could help. Its really simple.






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window detail of bedford hall
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Thorney Society is a registered charity (No. 298235) Thorney Heritage Centre is a registered Museum. Copyright © 2010 Thorney Society (copy, design & coding). All rights reserved.