Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Malton

4.7
Must see · Military Museum · History Museum
A restored prisoner-of-war camp from World War II, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum stands as a reminder of one of England's most trying periods. Thirty-three huts are spread across a small area, with one building holding three human torpedoes and a "Sleeping Beauty" motorized submersible canoe. Other buildings recreate the conditions for a prisoner at the camp and house exhibits related to social and military history from 1914 to the present. Regular bus services running from nearby cities make daily stops near the museum, or you can take the train to Malton station. The site is dog friendly, including designated areas in the cafe. Plan your Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Malton using our Malton travel route planner.
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  • It is a few years since I last visited but it was very interesting and gave a very good insight as to what the camp was used for in the war time and informative and excellent displays everywhere.  more »
  • This exhibition is amazing, so grateful it has been kept and maintained by the originator. It really needs a good 3 or 4 hours to read, experience and see it all. The story it tells and the...  more »
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  • Most amazing museum. Covers WW1, WW2 and conflicts since right up to recent. Full of information, military memorabilia and life scale experiences. Will keep you informed and entertained for the whole day. If you visit Yorkshire you must visit this gem of a museum. I recommend this museum for young and old. It definitely has the wow factor. Entertaining and educational. Loved it
  • Lovely day out.. So much to do.. Something different in every hut. Lovely food. Would love to go again. Fun for all ages. Just wish they had some water bowls put out for the dogs visiting as it well such a hot day. Xx

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