Become a Friend of Thurne Mill

The Friends of Thurne Mill aims are to encourage the interests of people in restoring this, one of the most iconic windmills on the Broads – keeping it in good working condition and sustainable for future generations.


  • To build an archive of documents (or copies of original documents), illustrations, maps , artefacts and oral histories relating to the history of the mill and the surrounding areas.
  • To assist in opening the mill to the public.
  • To support the 200 year old drainage pump known as Thurne Mill. Repainting today costs £10,000

£10 a year will support the work in preserving the heritage of the Mill in a working condition for the future and give you:

  • FREE entry to the museum on producing your membership card for card holder 
  • Regular news
  • Opportunities to get involved with manning the mill – including training
  • Volunteering opportunities at the mill and the museum
  • Train to become a guide
  • Free glass of wine at Summer Solstice

To join, please complete the form below and we’ll be in touch about how to make your payment:

Or go directly to Thurne Mill’s website to and pay online:

Your details will be held on a database and not passed to any third party. It will only be used to circulate the details of Friends events and Thurne Mill and Wind Energy Museum activities.




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