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Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

| Eden Camp, Malton YO17 6RT, England
+44 1653 697777
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Housed within the buildings and grounds of a former Prisoner of War camp, a visit to this unique museum will take you back to wartime Britain. Experience the sights, sounds and even smells of life on both the Home Front and the Front Line.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Eden Camp, Malton YO17 6RT, England
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"world war"
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"u boat"
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"war years"
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"military vehicles"
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"different theme"
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"stew"
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"gift shop"
in 135 reviews
"school children"
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"well worth a visit"
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"sounds and smells"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great day spent here. Very informative museum with plenty of exhibits. The fact that it's a old POW camp gives it a more authentic feel. We spent 5 hours walking around and having lunch in the reasonably priced cafe. Love the girls uniform...More

Thank LORNA68
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We only had a few hours here on the day we visited and it wasn’t really enough to see everything comfortably so we rushed through the exhibits. There are so many huts full of well put-together exhibitions - the models and scenes bring to life...More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing museum. This is by far the best war museum I have been to. Each ‘hut’ covers a specific element of the war and immerses you with recreated scenes, smells and atmosphere. Absolutely brilliant day out whilst on holiday in Yorkshire and even...More

Thank Liz L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

WOW... We visited whilst driving back from Whitby. The layout is excellent, the staff great and the exhibits wonderful. The camp is set out like it used to be with huts from 1-29 (I think) and they range from pre war to U boat simulation...More

Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a couple of days in York using the York Pass to visit attractions. This was the one place I was desperate to see. We made it by the skin of our teeth. The last time I had visited had been in either 1990...More

Thank Herta F
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended for all age groups. Eden camp was a prisoner of war camp during WW2 . All the guys have been made into museum's of different parts of WW1 and WW2 and it's really interesting showing press cuttings and photographs and more. They have...More

Thank 1234knockatthedoor
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A brilliant slice of history housed in a former prisoner of war camp. Plenty of exhibits to see - some of which give a real flavour of wartime life. There are also some great vehicles on display including a number of tanks (T34, Sherman and...More

Thank UncleDads
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I are both from military upbringings, so we thought it would be interesting to visit Eden Camp seeing as how we were in the area - it was great to see more recent conflicts covered, and recognition given to civilian services too....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out. To be able to see it all and read everything it’s best without kids. Very atmospheric and informative

Thank Tracy W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Second time here and took grandchildren. So very interesting and makes you thankful to all those involved in keeping us safe. Really nice that the children Tom an interest and were very respectful in the chapel

Thank jimdonson55
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Mandy H
15 June 2018|
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Response from Jeanette L | Reviewed this property |
Yes one carer free to one disabled person 😊
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kennyd9321
10 May 2018|
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Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Hello, We accept chip and pin payment right across the museum - at the entrance and in the shop and cafe. Hope you enjoy your visit.
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humphreys6192
20 December 2017|
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Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
2018 Admissions are : £10.00 per adult, £8.50 per Child (aged 5-16)/Senior Citizen/Disabled. We also offer Family Tickets and discounts to groups of 10 or more(groups must pre-book).
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