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National Trust Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England
+44 1283 585337
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Not the cheapest day out

Visited with two children (4 & 6) and despite being school holidays the Museum of childhood and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Daniel P
via mobile
Great Fun

We came to the Museum of Childhood as part of our visit to Sudbury Hall. Even though it was school... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
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Sudbury Hall, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England
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"school room"
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"well worth a visit"
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"looked great fun"
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"on display"
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"brought back memories"
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"chimney sweep"
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"lovely memories"
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"child hood"
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"victorian classroom"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with two children (4 & 6) and despite being school holidays the Museum of childhood and Sudbury Hall were both relatively quiet. Started with the museum and spent most the day going round. Plenty of interactive things to do all the way round including...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came to the Museum of Childhood as part of our visit to Sudbury Hall. Even though it was school holiday, teeming with kids and we didn't have any kids with us, it was great fun, with exhibits reminding us of our childhood and our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family of 5 we were over £46 for the museums, museum of childhood was great, the house had lots of volunteers dotted around but I did feel like the kids were being watched! It was nice to wander round but didn't take us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed a busy but relaxed day here. Lots for the children to do inside and outside, the ability to return in and out of the museum useful as the children wanted to return numerous times to the chimney experiment and the Victorian courtyard...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to just the adventure playground and surrounding gardens today. Perfect for a hot sunny day. Adventure playpark is totally in the shade in a wooded area. Play park was perfect for 4yr olds and under. The climbing walkways were not too fat from the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic museum which had fun for everyone We went with a 5 year old and a teenager Me and my husband enjoyed reminiscing on the toys that were on display and saying what toys we had that we could add to displays and...More

1  Thank Catherine H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A step back in time we really enjoyed looking at all the things we remembered from our childhood, there was lots for children to do and they even had a classroom setup with a teacher from the past which looked great fun. The house was...More

Thank AlisonBromley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting museum, but very very child friendly, kids love this place, even teenagers. Also nice grounds with play facilities, and national trust cafe.

Thank Jackie R
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Museum of Childhood houses a superb collection of toys, many of which are on long term loan from the Cadbury family. Although there are a number of negative comments about the way the toys are displayed I found it to be a magical experience....More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited with family, cheap for us as we have membership, but very expensive for retired parents at £33.80 for both of them and father in law couldn't make the walk around all the house. I do think they should discount a little for pensioners. That...More

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