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Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park - CLOSED

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Was a great museum

Now sadly closed down, but was a great museum and discovery centre. Pity they couldn't keep it... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
John-the-Phone
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Great for children of all ages

It was great for children of all ages and then the council struck and closed it down. Hopefully... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Luke S
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12 Mar 2017
“Was a great museum”
12 Jul 2016
“Great for children of all ages”
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Take a fascinating journey around Snibston where you can discover 500 years of technological innovation and its impact on our everyday lives. From the earliest mining tools, prototype jet engine to the largest fashion display outside London, there...more
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Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN, England
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Now sadly closed down, but was a great museum and discovery centre. Pity they couldn't keep it going.

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank John-the-Phone
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

It was great for children of all ages and then the council struck and closed it down. Hopefully enough public pressure can get it to open again.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Luke S
Reviewed 28 March 2016

i am only writting this as been more than once, saly thanks to the cancel fat cats this is no longer around as atraction, the centary thertre is about still, musim part is not. was ok once visit, as for yearly panto was good and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank cheesecake1984
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Well when i first went i was amazed about what you could do they had a summer thing where a steam train ran. They do halloween bonfire night related stuff where its a firework display but halloween themed. I WILL MISS THIS PLACE!

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

This museum is closed all thanks to the tory they have destroyed everything in Coalville not a problem if it was labour thanks Tories you will probably just want to build on the clocktower next ashamed you shouldn't be in power your a disgrace

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank harry5654
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I felt someone needed to mourn the passing of this great museum of technology which was probably the best thing to come out of the town of Coalville in fifteen years. The determined efforts of one local politician saw the closure of this wonderful resource...More

Date of experience: June 2015
7  Thank kishere t
Reviewed 24 October 2015

A wonderful museum to rival those in London. Stunning displays of mining history. Fascinating interactive science area. Ever changing temporary exhibits it was dress through the ages when we went . Cafe good food and not expensive.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Jenn S
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We came here back in July and it was an excellent day out! Staff were so friendly and helpful. Suited all ages, even my 1year old was fascinated by everything! So gutted it has closed we would have came again and again!

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank katie-smithy
Reviewed 8 August 2015

love this place we went on the last day but it was still as good as it had ever been theres lots of interative bits like lifting a car, making fire and other great stuff like that. theres other stuff like cars, fashion and mining...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank flaky23
LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Cheers Mark Heritage Events Manager

Reviewed 7 August 2015

Now closed through ashby de la zouch county and district councillors running down coalville. Purely a political move by councillors not wanting a successful museum that was not situated in Ashby de la Zouch. Ashby museum to close? Don't think so

Date of experience: July 2015
10  Thank steviewonder1
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