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National Trust Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England
+44 1283 585337
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So many memories!

Great museum. Evoked lots of memories of mine and my children's childhoods. Lots of 'old' toys... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linda W
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Miss it Miss out!

Three adults went primarily to see Sudbury Hall but fell in love with the Museum of Childhood - the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
diana h
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
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Sudbury Hall, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great museum. Evoked lots of memories of mine and my children's childhoods. Lots of 'old' toys, many of which I had forgotten about. Also, a lot of information about children's lives and their work lives in the past. Well worth a visit.

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three adults went primarily to see Sudbury Hall but fell in love with the Museum of Childhood - the artefacts will take you right back and they have been well presented and include live experiences for children if you plan it right. The attendants were...More

Thank diana h
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday 15th April 18, my husband and I went out for the day with our friend to celebrate her Birthday, with a day out to visit Sudbury Hall & National Trust Museum of Childhood at Sudbury in Derbyshire, which is owned by The National Trust....More

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

so many childhood memories raised by visiting this place. loved every minute of visiting. worth a visit. something for everyone.

Thank Dave N
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great for families, lots of fun activities to do, excellent place to learn about children through time and what they did. Lovely place to walk round. Whilst the children are exploring all the different sections of the museum, the adults can relax and enjoy browsing...More

Thank Mollie F
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Our 2 grandchildren had a fabulous time here they were mesmerised by all the different toys on display from the 1800s through to about 1970/80 There are points in the museum where they can get hands on with various toys and really enjoyed going up...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

So much to do here - the childhood museum is great both for children and adults looking for a spot of nostalgia. The hall itself is lovely to walk around and you've also got large grounds to take a stroll around.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This museum would be excellent if you were accompanied by a bright 8 year old, but the themed displays (work, dolls, activity toys etc) were lightweight for adult visitors. There was little additional material (such as social historical background) available, and not much of a...More

Thank Heathermacc
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Fabulous museum with lots of hidden mice holes of interest, it was lovely to see toys from the 1960s that brought back memories

Thank Joyhorne
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

There were many facinating exhibits which brought back memories of a childhood full of fun and learning.

Thank edsherrard1
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