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image for Group Visits item typeEden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

  • York Pass
  • Welcome To Yorkshire Member
  • Tourism Association North Yorkshire
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Visits, £4.50-£5.50

2008 MOORS & COAST WINNER, TANY MEMBER, VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR 2009 (OVER 50,000 VISITORS) YORK PASS TANY MEMBER, WTY MEMBER

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

Details

Housed in an original Prisoner of War Camp, a visit to our unique, award-winning museum will transport you back in time to wartime Britain. Experience the sights and sounds and even the smells of both the Home Front and Front Line in a series of expertly recreated scenes and tableaux. The Blitz, the Street at War (with rationing and fashions), the Home Guard, Evacuation, the Battle of Britain and VE & VJ Day are all covered in the first half of the museum, whilst world conflicts and battles are covered in the second. Other periods covered within the museum include World War One and the role played by British military forces around the world since 1945. The Museum also houses a large display of military vehicles and equipment including tanks, artillery pieces, aircraft, mini submarines, air raid shelters and a Prefab.

Special Events and Reunions take place during the year (see our website for full listing) and close partnerships formed with military and civilian associations have allowed us to create unique exhibitions including The Escape Lines, Human Underwater Chariots, RAF Bomb Disposal and Civil Defence.

Form some light entertainment, both young and old will be entertained in our Old Time Music Hall where stars of the 40's are portrayed in puppet form and the audience is invited to sing-a-long to We'll Meet Again. Full catering facilities are provided in the NAAFI Cafe, Officers Tea-rooms and Garrison Cinema Bar.

Holder of both the English and Yorkshire Tourist Boards Attraction of the Year Awards, Eden Camp provides both an entertaining and educational day out for all the family. Please visit out comprehensive website for full information:

www.edencamp.co.uk.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Previous winners: England for Excellence Award, Yorkshire Tourist Board's Attraction of the Year, Yorkshire Tourist Board's Tourism for All, Yorkshire Moors and Coast Attraction of the Year, Group Travel Awards Finalist, UK Coach Awards Runner-up, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013,2014,2015,2016.

Opening details

Last Admission is at 16.00

Closed 24 December - 10 January

Prices

Adult £5.50
Child £4.50(5-16)
Concession £4.50

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Apr World War Two Living History Weekend

Contact

Nick Hill

01653 697777

Address

Junction of A169,
Malton,
YO17 6RT

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 798734  Lat: 54.15083 Long: -0.77902

Located on the Junction of the A64 and A169. Coastliner bus services 840 and 842 picks up and drops off 800m from our entrance (on the A169).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Previous winners: England for Excellence Award, Yorkshire Tourist Board's Attraction of the Year, Yorkshire Tourist Board's Tourism for All, Yorkshire Moors and Coast Attraction of the Year, Group Travel Awards Finalist, UK Coach Awards Runner-up, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013,2014,2015,2016.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

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