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“Very educational”

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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$51.53*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Malton
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very educational just for schools, it was good to walk around and see it all, needs more interactive stuff as there is alot of huts, and towards the end it got a bit boring.

Great location, the setting is fantastic, it really is very clever.

It took us around 1hr 30 mins to go round, there was loads of school buses arrive shortly after we got there and it got alot more busy, noisy and crowded.

Thank BuffetMuncher2014
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

We called at Eden Camp on our way from one holiday in Scarborough to another in Buckden and wanted somewhere under cover to visit. Eden Camp was a brilliant choice. The exhibition is vast and very comprehensive. The time it must have taken to acquire would have run into decades. A combination of visual scenes and artefacts are cleverly balanced. On our visit there were RAF cadets learning about their RAF heritage. A great educational resource.

1  Thank Redcrag
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

We decided to get to Eden Camp early as there is so much to see. Each 'hut' is dedicated to a different aspect of 'war', some with the added atmosphere of sound. The Music Hall gives you a chance to join in with the songs of the era.
There are displays outside as well.Although there were 2 Coaches of children attending on the day we visited, we did not feel that they were in any way affecting our visit( they were very well supervised and well behaved!
The atmosphere in the NAFFI ...and the food reflected the 'wartime theme'.
It is good value for a whole day spent there.

1  Thank Brenda C
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were a group of 4 adults and 4 children aged between 10 and 13 years. We arrived 1st thing in morn to try and avoid the crowds. It was very well laid out and easy to follow then no guides were needs. You could travel through each hut at your leisure and read how little or how much as you wanted. My favourite bits were the scenes from all different times of the war eg the blitz and hitler in his cell writing his book.
I also really enjoyed the few huts at the end with the great escape information and scenes and the holocaust which was heartbreaking to read.
I learned more here in one morning about the 2nd world war than I did in school so highly recommend for children to learn.
I really liked all the authentic smells of what it would have smelt like at that time.
Highly recommend this for adults and children.
Oh and they don't take card payment , so don't forget your cash for the entrance fee

Thank mrsriley
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

it was june 2014 60 years since our brave soldiers were rescued on the beaches of normanby so i decided to go to eden camp a war within a war musuem. now its got 29 nissan huts more have been added since my last visit in 2000. just a shame i was there in school term i would strongly recommend you go in the weekend when theres no school parties charging around in the darkened huts some have uv light and strobe affect but theres plenty that do not incorporate these effects a spectacle in the submarine and the blitz huts his the way the smells and noises of the time have been recreated using the craft of the waxwork its like a trip down memory lane 4 some without the high admission prices. familys young and old can enjoy the play areas and the old wartime vehicles and wartime memobralia theres so much to see the brochure states allow 3-3 30 mins a true fact of life. a coalman formed this musuem 20 years ago on a abandoned pow camp please take the time to visit off the A64 trunk road 19 miles from york 21 miles from scarborough

Thank ianbanks58
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