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Castle Donington Museum

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Little Gen

Wonderful museum- fabulous local history with an exhibition about WWI. Run by volunteers who are... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Traceye3
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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There's always 'something' new To see. Last time I was there a sculptor in willow had a life-sized... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Fran S
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Castle Donington Museum Trust was founded in 1994 to provide and maintain a Local History Museum, reflecting the long and interesting history of this community overlooking the River Trent, which brought, in their turn, Saxons, Romans, Vikings and...more
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4 Apiary Gate | The Stone House, Castle Donington DE74 2JA, England
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum- fabulous local history with an exhibition about WWI. Run by volunteers who are really friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Traceye3
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had friends staying with us so wondered what to do on a dull damp day. As we hadn’t been for years we thought we would treat them and take them to the collection housed there. Staff 3 off stood at cash desk we paid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We braved a snow storm to visit this little museum in a quiet little backstreet on Sunday. There is no parking on site so we parked a few streets away to avoid the double yellow lines. Walked back to the museum with snow stinging our...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

There's always 'something' new To see. Last time I was there a sculptor in willow had a life-sized horse!! Not only did I come away knowing a bit more about this fascinating village, but the proud owner of some children's toys, a couple of books,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fran S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My husband and I visited the museum and it was definitely worth it. I’m into old war vehicles (tanks etc) and my husband is into Formula 1. It was great seeing how F1 cars have changed over the years and quite nostalgic seeing the actual...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you have an interest in motor racing, this is the museum for you. The displays cover F1 from its early days almost to date, and also have cars from other formulas etc. I liked the track layouts shown on the windows - something a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A must visit. a great spread of the 70-12s cars, some restored some still used and many just superb. Priceless collection all togther

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Family day out. 12 quid each for adults.Plenty to see, loads of formula 1 cars, military vehicles and memorabilia. would like to have seen more bikes.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Patricia Q
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The collection of sport vehicles on display at the Donnington Museum is impressive they have both bikes and cars going back decades and feature some really good displays. Being a F1 fan in the late 80s and 90's the collection of Prost and Senna cars...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sardev2014
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We called in at the Steamboat for coffee and Sandwich, there was no food served till mid day it was almost that then. We paid £4.00 for 2 capachinos which were two of the worst coffees we have had, they did not resemble capachinos in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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