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National Trust Museum of Childhood

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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As National Trust members this is a great day out. Amazing Stately home and Children's Museum kept... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Alan W
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great fun

Fab day out for all ages - under 5s are free so we paid £25 for 2 adults and 2over 5s on a family... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
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All reviews sudbury hall all ages national trust school room school days well worth a visit looked great fun on display brought back memories happy memories lovely memories chimney sweep victorian classroom woodland play area adventure playground car park children and adults
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive wasn't much but main house was better toilets dirty smelly no hot water coffee shop lady had attitude won't return

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

As National Trust members this is a great day out. Amazing Stately home and Children's Museum kept the children very happy. We were tempted to visit the local for lunch (Vernon Arms) but so many bad reviews here we decided against and eat at the...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Fab day out for all ages - under 5s are free so we paid £25 for 2 adults and 2over 5s on a family ticket which included gift aid. Lots to see and do, lawn games outside too, Free parking and a short walk into...More

1  Thank JoM2389
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Other reviews for poor are accurate based on our visit. It is very unorganised and you can miss things because there is not a route around the property. The 1967 idea is not great. Toy museum is fine and it seems the money has gone...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We've visited Sudbury several times as National Trust members, and it is a place we always go back to. The hall itself is lovely to see, but Sudbury has a real gem thanks to the Museum of Childhood. We always enjoy the walks and gardens...More

Thank Owen D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

An excellent place to visit with my three children aged 8/10/12. Free parking and entry with national trust membership. We enjoyed the museum- a real blast from the past for me and the children liked some of the interactive exhibits. We did the garden trail...More

1  Thank hannahjhan
Reviewed 1 August 2017

we are members we not been here before ,the museum was good and got lovely memories ,from my childhood ,staff helpful ,but the house was a bit disappointing for us ,nice day out but would not go back ,the restaurant is okay but 2 cakes...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A fantastic place ,the museum offers young and old alike a glimpse into the past.The facilities are all there from the shop to the tea room.There is a children's play area ,and excellent walks. There is an adequate car park ,but people still insist on...More

Thank peterharvey492017
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been to Sudbury Hall and Childhood Museum it's worth a visit. There are a couple of Court Yards serving food and drinks also a Village Pub conveniently situated across the road. The museum will bring back plenty if memories for those in...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The house is interesting from the outside, but the inside is mainly just the Museum of Childhood. The museum is interesting and enjoyable and crowded with families with lots of kids enjoying themselves. The many exhibits brought back tons of memories of our won childhoods....More

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