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National Trust Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England
01283 585337
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Ashbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Birmingham Uk
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A real trip down memory lane - see toys you'd forgotten you played with. Car park is a fair way from the museum.

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N Ireland
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What a place! This museum is excellent, our children loved it, especially the room with the 2 bedrooms on the ceiling!! A wealth of delight in this museum, would highly recommend.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Enjoyed our visit especially the school room experience! The school teacher was very convincing, full of information and facts.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
58 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A great place to visit just off the A50 in Derbyshire. There is an entrance charge but it's free to Nat Trust members, once inside there are many interesting exhibits a school room and short films to watch. The museum toy collection spans many years and you should find something of interest whatever age you are. Outside there are ample... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

What a lovely interesting place, visited with my 5 year old, loads to do. Museum fantastic and adventure playground and grounds are lovely.

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The bedrooms on the ceiling was just amazing wasn't ideal in the house for wheelchair access. Lovely garden views and play area for kids.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A very interesting visit. It really took me back to my own and my childrens childhood. fascinates me to see toys that I played with, in a museum.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Only visited the Museum of Childhood but what an attack of nostalgia . Toys you had , toys you wanted , toys you wish you had kept !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this is the place to visit if in the area. although, it did make me feel a little old as i remember playing with half of the toys. really interesting place which is not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The museum is really good different rooms with all kinds of toys took me back to when I was young,saw a chopper bike the same colour as the one I owned. The victorian classroom was really good to see and an education what it was like to go to school then. Really well worth a visit it will bring back... More

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