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The Tankyard, Station Road, Thorney, Peterborough PE6 0QE Cambridgeshire UK

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HERE IS A TASTE OF THE EHIBITIONS YOU CAN EXPECT TO FIND IN THE MUSEUM

From pre-medieval to recent times

Learn about Thorney Abbey, now the Church of St Mary and St Botolph, which was a medieval monastery established on the island of Thorney in The Fens of Cambridgeshire.

Follow our timeline from the early monastic estates to the Russells' Thorney Estates, through a history of the drainage of the Fens, the "French" settlers, the struggle to drain the estates and keeping the water at bay from floods to the present day.

Visit the war room and find out how the village of Thorney fared during the Great War and WWI. Discover some of the local people involved and the contributions they made to the war effort. You might even discover information about one of your relatives.

THORNEY ABBEY

Learn Something New!

TIMELINE

Work Your Brain

THE WAR ROOM

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