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Eden Camp

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Address: Malton YO17 6RT, England
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+44 1653 697777
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Housed within the buildings and grounds of a former Prisoner of War camp, a...

Housed within the buildings and grounds of a former Prisoner of War camp, a visit to this unique museum will take you back to wartime Britain. Experience the sights, sounds and even smells of life on both the Home Front and the Front Line.

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A good day out

Walked from Malton to Eden camp. V enjoyable day out, so much to read and take in, topped,off by a great puppet and sing along. Loved using the rifle and beating my son in shoot... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walked from Malton to Eden camp. V enjoyable day out, so much to read and take in, topped,off by a great puppet and sing along. Loved using the rifle and beating my son in shoot Off! V cold but what can you expect in February so dress for being cold as other reviewers have mentioned. Defo worth a trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I haven't been to Eden Camp for about 25 years and it was now time to take my own children. The place is still as good as it was then with many improvements. My 2 both loved the huts with the u boat, blitz, and the guy on the privy.....which provided hours of entertainment for my 6 yr old son!!!... More 

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Thank Alex H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's hard to sum up this place, they have so much to see. Allow a good 3+ hours if you want to see it all. The detail of the diorama's is fantastic. Well worth the £8.50 adult entrance fee. 👍🏼

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Thank Simon D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Eden Camp, probably easier to get to if you can drive, but we opted for the bus from York, the 840 coast liner only took an hour and stopped outside. The camp is massive, soo much to do and see, though the smell of war and smoke machines are very over powering and gave me a headache. Food Hall was... More 

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Thank Phil J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are a modern history buff like myself you can't go wrong here. The sights, the smells of world war 2 from the outbreak of war, through the Blitz to VE day all recreated with great realism. Also it shows what family life was like with rationing. A most educational experience

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Thank tictactoe210
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my 6 year old son here last week and despite it being cold and a bit of drizzle throughout the day we both really enjoyed ourselves. I was expecting it to be a run down place with a couple of tatty old tanks and jeeps but it was fantastic. When you first enter the place it's a sensory overload... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While there are not many guides about to answer questions( which is very different to the York based attractions) the huts are clearly marked and written up. For anyone with a deep interest in the period yo could spend a long tiem there but even if you only want to scratch the surface the displays ( with smells included!) are... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been before and we wasn't disappointed. It was an amazing place and very good value for money. It was quite sobering to think that it had been a POW camp. The attention to detail in the huts and the vast amount of information was incredible and kept us very busy for more than 4 hours! The facilities... More 

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Thank Hilary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First tike I have visited. Really interesting place where you need at least 4 hours to visit. Its fantastic that places that this are availavle to visit to keep the memory of what people had to go through and what happened particulary in ww2 alive would recommend as a day visit. Only downside I would say is the cafe is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to eden camp since I was tiny and have always found it wonderful. As a small child, a teenager and as an adult -it never gets old! I have gone ad a family and as a group and always we are well looked after. It is history cone to life and is highly recommended. I have... More 

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