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National Trust Museum of Childhood

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place for all ages

I've been going here for the last eight years since I moved into the area. I've taken visitors of... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Janet E
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Beautiful place museum a bit of a let down

We went to the museum with our grandchildren aged 5 and 3. The property is lovely and very well... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Sudbury a few days ago as it was a rainy day and this was an indoor attraction. Was really disappointed at how small the museum was. It took about 10 minutes to walk round. Tea room ok, lovely pineapple and coconut cake. Gardens very...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've been going here for the last eight years since I moved into the area. I've taken visitors of all ages from grandchildren of two years old to my Dad of 90! Something for everyone, toys from the Victorian era to present day. Lovely grounds...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Janet E
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum with our grandchildren aged 5 and 3. The property is lovely and very well kept . There is a large free car park nearby and a short walk into the property. We went through into the garden and had our...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Had a pleasant few hours at Sudbury Hall which was enjoyable but we could see there is still lots to do. Everyone was very helpful and knowledgeable which made it more interesting. The Museum of Childhood was good and the children seemed to be thoroughly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank irenechadwick51
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Dangerous parking on the Main Road is the fault of thoughtless lazy people and not the National Trust but it`s worrying. There is a free car park a few minutes walk away along a pleasant countryside path and there were spaces available. The gardens were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kathy b
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive wasn't much but main house was better toilets dirty smelly no hot water coffee shop lady had attitude won't return

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Angela W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

As National Trust members this is a great day out. Amazing Stately home and Children's Museum kept the children very happy. We were tempted to visit the local for lunch (Vernon Arms) but so many bad reviews here we decided against and eat at the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Alan W
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Fab day out for all ages - under 5s are free so we paid £25 for 2 adults and 2over 5s on a family ticket which included gift aid. Lots to see and do, lawn games outside too, Free parking and a short walk into...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JoM2389
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Other reviews for poor are accurate based on our visit. It is very unorganised and you can miss things because there is not a route around the property. The 1967 idea is not great. Toy museum is fine and it seems the money has gone...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We've visited Sudbury several times as National Trust members, and it is a place we always go back to. The hall itself is lovely to see, but Sudbury has a real gem thanks to the Museum of Childhood. We always enjoy the walks and gardens...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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