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Donington Collections

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Donington RIP

This was the world's greatest motor sport museum. Now it has closed. I popped in for the last time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spectacle64
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
A great collection bt sadly closing

What a collection of racing cars motorcycles and military vehicles. Sadly a lot of the cars had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terry D
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Eastwood, United Kingdom
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The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite simply, the largest showcase of Grand Prix racing cars in the world and now also incorporates the Wheatcroft Military Collection in the first two halls. Four halls, with over 130 exhibits, illustrate the...more
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| Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the world's greatest motor sport museum. Now it has closed. I popped in for the last time on Saturday on the way down to Silverstone. Half price admission as many exhibits had already gone. Wonder if we will ever find out the true...More

Thank Spectacle64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a collection of racing cars motorcycles and military vehicles. Sadly a lot of the cars had already been moved out to who knows where!! There was the biggest collection of Formula 1 cars here in fact they had enough Mclarens to have their own...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out viewing these interesting vehicles. Wide variety of military and F1 vehicles. Really enjoyed the full displays. Was actually disappointed when it ended. Just wanted to keep going to see more and more cars. Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in...More

Thank reymarr2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to use our Christmas present early as they are closing their doors for good 5th Nov 18. It was a bit rushed as my son wanted to see the McLaren car but they were being loaded into the lorry as we went round. The...More

2  Thank Ollie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been before and loved this place but heard it was closing and decided to make a last visit. Sadly many of the really iconic race cars have already been moved to new homes which is sad but better they are safe with new...More

3  Thank janwT2714TR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited 22nd October. All the McLarens have gone. Other exhibits seem to be disapearing one by one as well. Three of the military pices were taken while we were there. If you want to see some Force Indias and Williams then it's still good, but...More

4  Thank JageO1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The word has got out regarding the closure, there were a lot more people that usual. The first couple of areas were Military vehicles which were interesting and in excellent condition. The remaining six/seven halls were just full of racing cars and associated items, F1...More

1  Thank Richard213
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This place is Brilliant for the young and old who love Grand Prix and Military Transportation. Plenty of room, Very easy Disable Access

1  Thank 92GaryM92
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Some classic cars of drivers of the past and present as well as some impressive military vehicles. A little sterile in atmosphere but that could be due to how few were visiting. Disappointed the cafe was closed down. We were told you can normally have...More

1  Thank craig e
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Bought tickets for a fathers day present. Very disappointed as when we arrived half the museum was filled with tanks, this was not on the website when i first looked. There was no Red Bull F1 car as shown on the wbsite. After travelling 91...More

4  Thank csmith1289
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Opening times are on the website, and do state that the museum is open seven days a week.
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we spend two hours here with two small kids (age 3 and 6).
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We are under 65 and paid the senior rate. Don't know about vouchers.
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