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Dessert Rats Museum

Nice to see someone has taken the time, to provide a museum to the Rats. Also someone mans the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Intriguing and fascinating

The Desert Rat trail is set amidst Thetford Forest and runs for 2km through the woods with... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Alan P
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5 days ago
“Dessert Rats Museum”
21 May 2018
“Intriguing and fascinating”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Swaffham Road | High Ash Camp, Mundford, Thetford IP26 5HR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice to see someone has taken the time, to provide a museum to the Rats. Also someone mans the station daily, to keep it open. A small donation is all that is asked for, to view the collection. You can spend as long as you...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

The Desert Rat trail is set amidst Thetford Forest and runs for 2km through the woods with descriptive signs along the route. Look out for the tank at the entrance- you can't miss it.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed May 14, 2018

It’s a large tank on the side of the road, but what it means is so much more. Take time to read the information provided and remember the sacrifice. And if you stand really quite you will see some dear little blue tit parents who...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

it's a lovely place to take your children or grandchildren for a walk and run around, 2 nice museums are now built and will soon be open to the public,

Thank Tina S
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

A short Forrest stroll with info boards showing you the layout of the camp. There's work going on here looks like there making a museum. Worth a look

Thank Paul R
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Dad was a desert Rat, so hearing about the memorial meant we had to visit. What a unique memorial to brave men.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Interesting and informative place to visit, lots of parking, great walks and dog friendly and also a caravan site close by.

1  Thank TheBookWarren
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Learn the local history of the Rats and enjoy a walk around their training camp, in Thetford Forest.

Reviewed April 22, 2016

There is an old mounted tank providing the main focal point for remembrance. The 2 or so kilometre walk around the old camp and neighbouring forest is very pleasant but there is not a lot to see. The interpretive boards provide information that was helpful.

Thank Kim516
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