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National Trust Museum of Childhood

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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I have for some time wanted to visit The Museum of Childhood in Sudbury. It is a National Trust... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet H
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Great outdoor play area, museum of childhood memories for parents and grandparents

As national trust members we visit Sudbury several times annually. Sudbury offers an interesting... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Dawn M
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have for some time wanted to visit The Museum of Childhood in Sudbury. It is a National Trust Property. As it is November the Hall was not open - a visit for another time. I found the museum fascinating - seeing toys (some long...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

All in all I was pretty underwhelmed for £10.20. Better visit was to the second hand/antique toy shop in the courtyard next door!

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 28 October 2018

As national trust members we visit Sudbury several times annually. Sudbury offers an interesting old Hall, and a museum of all things childhood. The museum is of more interest to parents and grandparents. Toys and games long ago forgotten are now on display in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant museum with exhibits to trigger nostalgic memories for adults and eye opening history on how childhood used to be. Loads of stuff for kids to do with hands-on stuff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jill F
Reviewed 16 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary K
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