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Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

| Eden Camp, Malton YO17 6RT, England
+44 1653 697777
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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| Eden Camp, Malton YO17 6RT, England
+44 1653 697777

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with low expectations as I did not think much to the website. In a nutshell, I was impressed. You are encouraged to walk through the various buildings in sequence and I would endorse that. As a bit of a history buff I tried...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With 2 adults, 13yr old and 9yr old I was unsure if this would be worth the trip. 9yr old got bored after 1hr or so but the others enjoyed it and could have stayed for 2 or 3hrs. Very busy with school trips when...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When I got there I saw this big spit fire with school. I was in Mr blands group the first hit we was in was hit 10. 8 was the best about prison at war. Eden camp used to be a prisoner of war camp....More

Thank joshinman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jam packed full of history and well placed and thought out exhibits . We spent 4 hours there . Really fascinating and good value

Thank littletuppence
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this by accident, on a brochure, so very pleased we did, the advise note saying leave about 3-4 hours, well we arrived just after 10, and still hadn't done everywhere at 5pm, there is a lot to look at plenty of things to read...More

1  Thank fattybumpkins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the past 6 years or so I have visited on 3 occasions. Obviously some things have been added but a tendency to have photographs with lengthy captions whilst informative is not the thing to get under the skin of younger visitors. I love this...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant and enjoyable day out. Very interesting exhibitions. Kids (15,12&10) enjoyed the day. Spent around 3 hours going round the exhibitions.

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mainly focused on WW2, the camp gives a great insight into life during that period. As other reviewers have commented there is quite a lot of reading and you really need to leave plenty of time if you want to try and take it all...More

Thank Vincent_HRD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to visit, especially with American visitors. It is simply presented but, some of the experiences, such as being in an air raid are very real. Our friends were really amazed at the deprivation the British experienced during the war and...More

Thank Margaret3175
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a experience Fantastic day out for all ages Excellent value for money Lots to see real smells and sounds From the war Reconstruction is scenes from the war Lots of information Even a war time menus in the cafe Lots of planes tanks etc...More

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Julie W
August 19, 2017|
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Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Thanks for your enquiry regarding wheelchairs. I am pleased to let you know that we do have wheelchairs available that can be borrowed from our Reception Office free of charge. They are manual chairs that need to... More
August 12, 2017|
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Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Hello MollyFost, Yes you can pay for your admission using your Credit/Debit card. We can also take card payments in the Café, Shop, Bar and Ice Cream Kiosk.
April 30, 2017|
Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Dear clairel69, We do provide visitors with facilities to eat their own packed lunches. There are plenty of picnic benches and grassed areas located around our site and you have unrestricted access to your car in order for... More