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Ashworth Barracks

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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 1 week ago
DebbieandKarl
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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A very good museum with ex military blokes showing you around. Nice cafe that have very reasonable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cavman56
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Pocklington, 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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 18 February 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
Thank Annette803
Reviewed 16 February 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
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Reviewed 15 February 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 2 February 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 15 January 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
Thank Steve T
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Whilst appearing from the outside as run down, once you get inside the transformation is amazing, it gives a concise and interesting storyline of the VC recipients with various full size models of trenches etc, for such a young enterprise they have a good selection...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ian P
Reviewed 4 January 2019

What a great Museum this is.I took my Grandson and we both had a brilliant time.Steve our guide was most excellent and made our visit informed and funny.Located just off the A1 it was very easy to find and everyone was great.It has free parking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Alexbw2008
6 September 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
14 August 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
16 June 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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