Britain WWII experience

This item appears on page 76 of the November 2009 issue.

In England during WWII, Eden Camp housed prisoners of war. Today, the camp’s 33 huts comprise Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6RT, U.K.; phone +44 1653 697 777, fax 698 243,, presenting reconstructed scenes of Britain in the war years, complete with lighting, sounds and scents.

Among displays subjects are “The U-Boat Menace,” “Women at War,” “The Blitz” and “Civil Defense.”

10-5 daily from the second Monday in January through Dec. 23. £5 (near $8) adult, £4 senior or child. (Only cash or checks with a bank card accepted; no credit or debit cards.) Accessible for disabled and visually impaired. Gift shop, canteen, tearoom and picnic areas. Free parking.