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National Trust Museum of Childhood

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Great for Children and Adults

Don’t think this museum is just for kids. We loved the visit and spent a lot of time reliving our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jill F
feedback for excellence

A National Trust property where you can b taken back to the very early school days with a very... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Angela H
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don’t think this museum is just for kids. We loved the visit and spent a lot of time reliving our childhood memories. If you haven’t been yet put it in your diary. A great visit.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is a wonderful place to visit with or wouthout children. There is lots of items that bring childhood memories flooding back , all mixed in with modern children’s toys . I do feel there is room to expand the museum with more items...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

A National Trust property where you can b taken back to the very early school days with a very strict teacher teaching on slate boards. Brilliant experience

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The NT Museum of Childhood was interesting, with various interact exhibits and a small children indoor play area at the end. The chance for children to climb up the chimney was an interesting idea and children seemed to love it (shame it was banned in...More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Loved this museum - brought back lots of happy memories of my childhood during the 50's and 60's. Very popular with adults and kids alike.

Thank Sonia R
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It can be quite disturbing to see toys one used to play with in museum. The Museum is very well set out and interesting. We visited during school holidays so it was very busy with children.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The hall was closed on the day we visited but we decided to see the museum. It was very busy as it was the school holidays and in fairness the younger children were clearly enjoying the interactive exhibits. However I was not impressed. There are...More

2  Thank Shropshirelass56
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with two children (4 & 6) and despite being school holidays the Museum of childhood and Sudbury Hall were both relatively quiet. Started with the museum and spent most the day going round. Plenty of interactive things to do all the way round including...More

1  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We came to the Museum of Childhood as part of our visit to Sudbury Hall. Even though it was school holiday, teeming with kids and we didn't have any kids with us, it was great fun, with exhibits reminding us of our childhood and our...More

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 9 August 2018

As a family of 5 we were over £46 for the museums, museum of childhood was great, the house had lots of volunteers dotted around but I did feel like the kids were being watched! It was nice to wander round but didn't take us...More

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