Model Soldier Museum

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The 6th Marquess started collecting model soldiers as a schoolboy in 1928. He went on to serve in the Royal Dragoons during the Second World War and was awarded the Military Cross. His collection is one of the largest personal collections in the world and there are now some 20,000 models on display as well as an interesting array of assorted militaria, including fine military prints and paintings and a selection of vintage helmets and regimental drums.

Guide Prices

See website for entry prices:



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Helicopter landing


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road: Sat Nav postcode PE31 6TY
Houghton Hall is situated 13 miles East of King's Lynn/10 miles west of Fakenham - just off the A148 at New Houghton. Signed by brown signs off the A148. Follow signs through park gates to car park. A special area is designated for disabled parking near the house.

Public Transport Directions

By Public Transport: Nearest train station is King's Lynn. The nearest railway station is King's Lynn, which is 13 miles away.

Model Soldier Museum


Houghton Hall & Gardens, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6UE

Tel: 01485 528569

Opening Times

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