The museum is open from approximately Easter to Halloween, Throughout the season we are open every Thursday between 10:30 and 13:00, from July to September we are also open on Friday between 10:30 and 13:00, and in October Thursday between 10:30 and 13:00. We close for the winter season from the end of October until Easter.
Admission is Free. Donations however are always most welcome, we really value your support.
Please allow approximately one hour for viewing.
We will however open the museum for group visits outside the usual opening dates and times, subject to adequate notice and agreement, please contact us via email or call 07470 341402 to discuss.
We aren’t idle while we are closed, we are currently entering into various programmes of work, general maintenance and development of both the site and the displays. We are also improving accessibility for visitors, and planning for the future.
Groups and schools
Group visits outside normal opening times are possible the museum will require adequate notice. Please get in touch for more information.
Hirings and events
We have an area that is available for hirings and events, whether you are a local history society or a larger organisation looking to put on a talk or show, please get in touch.
For further details please contact us by telephone on 07909 890484 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to find us
DIRECTIONS BY ROAD
From the South: M11, A11, A1065. From the West: A47, A1065. From the North: A1, A17, A148, A1065. From the East: A47, A140, A1067, A148, A1065.
All approaches from the South into Fakenham. Follow A1065 into town past Jewson the builders merchants (on your left) 200 metres on your right you will find the Museum just before the bridge. Turn right into Industrial Area and (bear left) in front of Wensum Engineering and Fakenham Tyres (on your left) then right into Aldiss Community car park.
Buses from Norfolk Green run from both Norwich (X29) and King’s Lynn (X8) to and from Fakenham, The Coasthopper service is also available from Cromer, Sheringham, Hunstanton and King’s Lynn. Various other services are available from Sanders Coaches
The Fakenham Town Gas Works Museum Trust, Hempton Road, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 7LA