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Lots to see and do - something for everyone

There is so much to see where, all of which are associated with children, what they did and what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
durham05
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Durham, United Kingdom
Fascinating

Great museum with plenty of nostagia and loads of interactive stuff for kids to do. We really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
janwT2714TR
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I hadn't been here since my children were young, but after hearings from friends how it has been improved, decided to take two of our Grandchildren (7 & 4) whilst they were staying with us during the February half-term. The trouble was, hundreds of other...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see where, all of which are associated with children, what they did and what they played with. Some of the displays were quite moving, when you learnt about the children who went down the mines, or those used to clean...More

Thank durham05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum with plenty of nostagia and loads of interactive stuff for kids to do. We really enjoyed our visit

Thank janwT2714TR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great day out. Hands-on experiences, which really make the day. Getting to show the kids the toys we played with when we were young.

Thank michellecarrier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The start is a display of when children had to work and did not really have a childhood. Then there are games, toys and pastimes from every era, interspersed with lots of hands on objects for children and adults to enjoy. Bonus of the National...More

Thank 378lizh
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The hall was closed so we only accessed the museum. Some interactive exhibits and a lot of people exclaiming 'remember that' or 'I had one of those'. A very enjoyable couple of hours. As a child who took music lessons from a young age I...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The kids (4 and 2) love it round the museum The staff are generally well meaning but can be a bit snooty and overly pushy

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I recently joined the National Trust and decided to make use of this during the summer holiday with my Son and his friend who are both 10 years of age. We arrived a little after opening time, parking was well sign posted but is a...More

Thank AmyC335
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited this museum to check it out with a view to bringing our grandsons - all under 7. It is a brilliant place with hands on activities in every room. The boys will love it.

Thank Val C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a great time we had here! It has a sobering history of children over the last couple of centuries and how hard life was compared to now, but also a fantastic range of toys and games on display from Victorian to modern times. Scarily,...More

Thank BurtonTrekkie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I brought a 7yo and 4yo, and they both had a great time, playing and learning at the same time. Their favourite was being chimney children! It was quite hot inside the museum with few windows and no ventilation.

Thank Laura S
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