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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.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Malton YO17 6RT, England
+44 1653 697777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally agree with comments about the school children, Eden Camp is a great place to visit and is very interesting we have visited many times. But the school children were terrible, no excuse me, just push you out of the way, screaming, running around and...More

Thank PurpleAstral
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a last moment decision to look at Eden camp and it was well worth the trip Firstly very well sign posted and easy to find, the chap at the entrance was helpful and very nice gave is a little overview of what to...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last time visited here was17 years ago. Improved since then thought provoking each but tells and shows a different theme from the start of war . Everything from bombed out cities you get the smoke sounds and smells . Unfortunately when we went loads of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Eden Camp is excellent. The layout, information, displays, special affects - all educational, enjoyable, thought provoking and entertaining; but without losing sight of what the camp represents in history. However, the spoiler during the visit experienced by my wife and I was the unsupervised,...More

1  Thank anthonyfZ3262NS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was originally an old WW2 POW camp mainly for Italian and later German prisoners of War but has now become a modern history theme museum "The People's War 1939 - 1945". The original huts (29) each cover an aspect of that time. eg. The...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a half day at least. Lots of interesting things to see and even more to read. Due to the nature of the camp some corridors are narrow and can become frustratingly slow. I loved the visit on a quiet Monday but I would...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We certainly had a wide age range in our group when we visited here. From Grandparents in their late 50s who's parents had lived through the 2nd WW2 to our tiny mouse who is still in her pram. I admit we were reticent about coming...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! SO much to see and displayed in such a great way - the sounds and smells really added to the atmosphere! Cafe was great too and really good choice of tasty food. Would definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads to see on this old camp site. All wars are remembered. Staff very friendly. A step back in time!!! We spent over 3 hours there and the entry fee was very reasonable and free car parking.

Thank 158David1607
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited Eden Camp and we were very impressed. We both lived through the Second World War and I did National Service. The Sirens and the Air Raids brought back memories of sleeping in the Shelters (especially my wife). Both our fathers were in...More

Thank Batley34
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Is there any where to eat a packed lunch x
30 April 2017|
Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Dear clairel69, We do provide visitors with facilities to eat their own packed lunches. There are plenty of picnic benches and grassed areas located around our site and you have unrestricted access to your car in order for... More
Is there any where to eat a packed lunch x
30 April 2017|
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Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Hello Janet J, Yes we do provide our visitors with facilities to eat their own pic-nics. There are plenty of outdoor pic- nic benches, seating and grassed areas around our site. We also provide indoor facilities in the form... More
Is this a wet weather option
25 April 2017|
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Response from EdenCampManagement | Property representative |
Dear Helen, Eden Camp is an ideal venue to visit when the weather isn't great. The majority of our exhibitions and displays are housed undercover - in huts that originally housed Italian and German prisoners during World... More