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Ashworth Barracks

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A wonderful tour

Tucked away in the middle of a housing estate I didn't know what to expect but its a marvellous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
warlokk59
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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I took a resident with autism and did wonder before going if he would be able to cope for 2 hours... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DebbieandKarl
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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The charitable aims of the Victoria Cross Trust who own the museum,fall into 2 main categories, firstly to restore the final resting places of VC recipients not in the care of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Secondly to educate the public as...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cedar Road, Doncaster DN4 9EY, England
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+44 1302 850198
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A very good museum with lots to see and plenty of hands on with the exhibits,the only thing was it was so cold even with a coat on and the time of year ,and as you have to taken around by one of the ex...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away in the middle of a housing estate I didn't know what to expect but its a marvellous place to visit. The two hour tour given by Keith was fantastic, a lovely bloke, who made the time fly by. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank warlokk59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a resident with autism and did wonder before going if he would be able to cope for 2 hours with the guide talking. Because it was so interesting both of us thoroughly enjoyed it and it was very educational. well worth it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DebbieandKarl
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

A very good museum with ex military blokes showing you around. Nice cafe that have very reasonable prices. Great visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cavman56
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Our second visit with our grandsons 10 and 8 and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. New exhibits have been added since our last visit. Keith was a very informative and interesting guide, explaining things very carefully to the boys. The main focus is on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kay J
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic museum. The guide was excellent and really spent time explaining the exhibits to young and old My elderly father loved it. Lunch was equally good. The volunteers go that extra mile.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We took our 2 grandchildren a 5 year old and 15 year old boy and girl.The tour was very interesting showed various years of conflict.Some exhibits were origional ,chance to hold some riffles and feel how heavy the kit was.The tour is about 2hrs.would highly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank garnett59
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Went to Ashworth museum, it was so interesting plenty to see, you are given a tour and we were really lucky to get Keith. He was so informative, I learned so much, can’t thank him enough. All the staff were so friendly, really made you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lexie W
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

What an incredible place and I had no idea it was here! We took a small group of children to visit this week. Our tour guide for the day was brilliant; meeting us off the bus, lining the children up and marching them into the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 719saraw
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Nice little Military Museum run by enthusiastic and helpful staff. All tours around the Museum are guided which is beneficial to those visitors with only a little military knowledge.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Alexbw2008
September 5, 2018|
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Response from david h | Reviewed this property |
Yes you Will be able to do the two no problem at all , should not be a rush if you start at about 10 ish .Hope you have a nice day
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riedefine
August 13, 2017|
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Response from I2949EOandrewf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, £7 is the standard charge, discount for usual suspects. I think tours starts on the hour, final one is about 4.00pm. Tour takes up to 2 hours depending on how many people are there, and how much handling of guns, armour... More
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Stevensnailham
June 15, 2017|
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Response from AshworthBks | Property representative |
All visits are by guided tour which are undertaken by our Veteran volunteers and staff. This is to allow a much better quality 'hands on' experience for our visitors.
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