NORFOLK Museums Service
Ancient House

Friends of Ancient House

The Friends of Ancient House are a registered charity who enjoy supporting the activities of the museum.

Talk at the Anceint House Museum

Anyone can become a friend of the museum. Join today and benefit from:

• Lively afternoon talks held at the museum on a variety of local topics (Free to members, £5 non-members. Booking essential)

• Free admission to the museum all year round

• Social events with the opportunity to meet new friends

• A list of all events for the year and occasional invitations to exhibition private views

• Opportunities to volunteer in the museum

• 10% discount on admission to NMAS sites across the county

• 10% discount in the café at Norwich Castle and Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

One year’s membership costs £5.00 for an Adult and £2.00 for a Child (5-15 years inclusive).

If you would like to become a friend of the Ancient House please complete the membership form below and return it to us with your subscription.

For more information please email Ancient House or tel. 01842 752599.

Friends Acquisitions

Painted case clock by Spendlove of Thetford purchased with help from the Friends of the Anceint HouseRecent items purchased by the Friends for the museum include:

    • A fine painted case clock by Spendlove of Thetford

    • Two books on portraits by the museum’s founder Prince Frederick Duleep Singh

    • A bronze age sword and prehistoric axes found locally

    • Facsimile brasses for brass rubbing sessions

    • Chairs for the use of visitors and group meetings

Registered Charity No. 269201

Read more

  • Friends of Thetford Museum Leaflet 2016 (pdf - 1015kB)