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Address: Old Orchard, Poole BH15 1SD, England
Phone Number: 01202 670504
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must visit for enid blyton fans

great place for enid blyton fans --nostalgic with lots of lost & found Enid Blyton titles. Other than enid blyton, Eileen soper, a talented illustrator was also honoured for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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122 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

great place for enid blyton fans --nostalgic with lots of lost & found Enid Blyton titles. Other than enid blyton, Eileen soper, a talented illustrator was also honoured for bringing to life in pictorial form enid blyton's characters

Thank taysiewhua
Devizes, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

What an unlikely delight. Directed by slightly eccentric (in a good way) proprietors we, two 50+ adults, did have some trouble finding the secret door to the start of the trail, holding up some eager kids behind us. Fortunately we regained some cred' by managing to quickly identify the thief. We spent ages in the forties room, bashing away on... More 

1 Thank jobberdave
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Shop owner promised we could play with all toys where we were told not to in shop.This was not the case .All the good toys were only shown by owner and under lock and key. Was watch most of the time even though there were cameras everywhere . Film room was not going .Did not try to get it going... More 

Thank andrew l
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Went there when we came back from Brownsea Island. We really enjoyed the Famous Five trail they have. They also have a "Room from the Fourties" which was also very good. All round, a good place to visit.

Thank Nicholas J
Norwich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

My family stumbled upon this delightful not-quite-a-museum dedicated to all things Enid Blyton a fortnight ago, and as elder daughter ("nearly nine") is a massive Famous Five fan, decided to give it a go. At first, I thought a family ticket at £16 was a bit steep, but what a treat was in store... An exciting Five-style adventure to begin... More 

Thank LS1964
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Kids 7 to 12 as well as the adults had good fun on the special 70th anniversary, Famous Five themed treasure trail. Visiting 6 locations in the Poole / Swanage area - to fit in with our other plans, we managed it in 2 days, but you could spread it over a longer time to get more time at the... More 

Thank Steve C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Some of the other reviews list some of the fun activities and interesting toys/artifacts. Our 4 kids aged 2-8 years were occupied and interested for nearly 3 hours and we also had fun. While small, this is at least an hours activity for any family and the passion of the staff/owners really shows through. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Daniel C
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We decided to visit this museum as we had seen it advertised and remembered Enid Blyton books from our childhood. We paid our admission fee and went into the secret tunnel to solve the "crime" that had been committed. This was fun although our 5 year old was a bit scared of the dark and loud noises. The museum provided... More 

Thank Friendlypers0n
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012 via mobile

My friend and I, driven by a shared nostalgia for Enid Blyton Famous Five books, decided to give this interactive museum a try. At a couple of years off 40 we thought it might be a bit childish for us, however we felt as if we were going on a real adventure to solve an exciting mystery. The secret passage... More 

Thank Stepfordtales
New Malden, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Staying for a weekend break in Poole we came across this quirky museum based on Enid Blyton stories and, more particularly, the Illustrator for her books (among others) Alice Soper. Us "fiftysomethings" thoroughly enjoyed the interactive mystery to solve, especially the Secret Tunnel! Other highlights were the three short films shown; one relating to Alice's life and two others depicting... More 

1 Thank Julie S

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