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Ashworth Barracks

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Brilliant Museum

This museum was recommended to us by some friends and wow what a fab place it is. The guided tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susanvc24
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manchester
Amazing, a must visit!

I came today with my two sons and partner, we had a tour with a amazing gent full of knowledge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The charitable aims of the Victoria Cross Trust who own the museum,fall into 2 main categories, firstly to restore the final resting places of VC recipients not in the care of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Secondly to educate the public as...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cedar Road, Doncaster DN4 9EY, England
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+44 1302 850198
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As stated above, I knew that there was a military museum in that part of Doncaster but it wasn't until I actually visited that it was connected with those that had received the V.C. There was quite a lot of information, displays and dioramas for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was recommended to us by some friends and wow what a fab place it is. The guided tour is great full of amazing information and the guides are really friendly, knowledgeable and very amusing. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, definitely one of...More

Thank Susanvc24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came today with my two sons and partner, we had a tour with a amazing gent full of knowledge. This place is packed with history and information, any questions my kids have was answered with so much detail, such a educational experience. Would definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting museum! Our guide, Paul, was amazing! Full of information, delivered with authority and humour. A first class museum that does first class work for our fallen heroes! Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself visited here with our two sons (4 and 12) and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Steve was our tour guide and he was very good and extremely knowledgable. The way he talked about some of the Victoria Cross recipients was almost like...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew this museum existed as I pass a direction sign frequently so I thought I would have a look in. Well worth the time, a very well organized place run by dedicated volunteers. A brilliant guided tour by Steve, I joined a mixed group...More

Thank tlightburn402
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I decided to have a visit to the Barracks. Paid our OAP dues and there is a tour guide, who is a veteran himself, and he gives and account on all the displays. The guide himself is an ex-military veteran and gave us...More

Thank barryw761
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A guided tour of the history of the Victoria Cross and the service men and women it was awarded to. Well worth a visit.

Thank Wingchundad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had no idea the museum was there until recently. Very well worth a visit, had a guided tour which took a while and seemingly left nothing out but it was v interesting, wandering around alone and taking it at your own pace was not an...More

Thank Johnboy15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum , very interesting . Staff friendly and very imformative. Had a great day will visit again

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Alexbw2008
6 September 2018|
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Response from DAVE9146 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you Will be able to do the two no problem at all , should not be a rush if you start at about 10 ish .Hope you have a nice day
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riedefine
14 August 2017|
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Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, £7 is the standard charge, discount for usual suspects. I think tours starts on the hour, final one is about 4.00pm. Tour takes up to 2 hours depending on how many people are there, and how much handling of guns, armour... More
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Stevensnailham
16 June 2017|
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Response from AshworthBks | Property representative |
All visits are by guided tour which are undertaken by our Veteran volunteers and staff. This is to allow a much better quality 'hands on' experience for our visitors.
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