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National Trust Museum of Childhood

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Address: Sudbury Hall, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, England
Phone Number: 01283 585337
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Wed - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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A Treat for Our Granddaughters

As part of their summer treats we decided to take our two granddaughters to Sudbury Hall and the Peak District for the day, we thoroughly enjoyed the Hall and the Museum of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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English first
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We visited here with our 2 sons (5 and 8), having visited as a child myself I was looking forward to taking my children- very interesting exhibits and the children seemed to enjoy it too- highlights were the chimney that they had to crawl through to pretend to be Victorian chimney sweeps and also the Victorian Classroom. Some of the... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

As part of their summer treats we decided to take our two granddaughters to Sudbury Hall and the Peak District for the day, we thoroughly enjoyed the Hall and the Museum of Childhood it is worth a visit anytime. My wife and I are both members of NT so it was an inexpensive day out also. The Hall is fairly... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Good for children and adults. Many toys from yesteryears but, After a while I found it rather boring. If you do not have children perhaps best to visit during term times.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Looking for somewhere to take an 11yr old when the weathers not brilliant and found just the right place. Chance for him to see the toys his father and grandparents used to play with and learn about children at work - he loved the chance to go up the chimney.... We visited on a Tuesday when the Hall itself was... More 

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Belper, Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I had been here many years ago and as we are now members of the National trust it made sense to go back and have a look round. There are lots of things to look at and lots of interactive activities for children to have a go at. It doesn't matter what age you are as there are toys and... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

lovely hands on nostalgic place They have tried to make it as hands on and join in as possible and I love this place

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Aldridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great family day out beautiful views the house is massive and stands out great place to have photos took it is very scenic.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

well worth a visit museum of childhood with grounds to relax and p-ick nick area large car parking and lots to interest all

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Childhood museum is brilliant. Well worth visiting, and there are toys from most generations. A real blast from the past and enjoyed looking at their displays which covers all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We spent a happy hour or so here recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a great place for adults of all ages as well as for children from tots to teens. There are plenty of activities to keep children amused (we would have been there much longer if we had taken our grandson!) Toys on display covered a good... More 

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