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Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park - CLOSED

Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN, England
+44 1530 278444
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A hidden treasure

I had never heard of this museum before and I found out about this museum from reading someone's... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2015
Jane W
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Salem, Massachusetts
Very educational

The local council wish to close it down , to the horrorof local people . A museum that cater for... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2015
keanLondon
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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 is plenty to explore at this must see museum!
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
12 Mar 2017
“Was a great museum”
12 Jul 2016
“Great for children of all ages”
LOCATION
Ashby Road, Coalville LE67 3LN, England
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+44 1530 278444

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Reviewed 28 May 2015

I had never heard of this museum before and I found out about this museum from reading someone's blog on corsets. I had no idea that there was another museum besides the one at Bath, outside of London with such an extensive fashion collection. While...More

Thank Jane W
LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2015

Many thanks for your feedback. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the Fashion Gallery, which is in fact the largest such gallery outside London Cheers Mark

Reviewed 27 May 2015

The local council wish to close it down , to the horrorof local people . A museum that cater for everyone .amazing day out . Help to to keep it open .

Thank keanLondon
Reviewed 27 May 2015

I have visited Snibston many times and never tire of it. it is truly a place of discovery for all ages and at a time when kids spend so much time I front of screens it is so refreshing to have the 'hands on use...More

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LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Thanks for the kind words - I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the wide range of activities on offer for all ages and it's always good to hear that children don't want to leave! We look forward to welcoming you back to Snibston...More

Reviewed 27 May 2015

Small enough to have a break and play outside, lots of interactive things for kids and adults to play with. Price to enter not bad for a family of 5. Play area and picnic area outside. Plenty to do for very little ones soft play...More

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LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Thank you for your 5 out of 5 review - I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit Cheers Mark

Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

...........regardless of age. Large free car park. Pleasant little café with good choice of hot and cold food. Optional extra fee to have the colliery tour which is a brilliant experience (thanks to our tour guide Chris). The colliery closed in 1983 and it is...More

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LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2015

Thanks for such a glowing review, it sounds like you visited and enjoyed every part of the museum I will make sure that Chris your Colliery Guide sees a copy of the review Many thanks Mark

Reviewed 26 May 2015

We took my nieces aged 2 and 7, they both loved the day out. Such a shame that it is closing down. Lots of activities for the children to do, kept them entertained for 3 - 4 hours. They would have stayed longer to be...More

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LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2015

It was great to read that your 2 and 7 year old nieces enjoyed their visit and didn't want to leave, although I have to say I very rarely get bored of lifting the mini up! I'm glad that you were still impressed with the...More

Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Great day out for whole family and something for everyone - in a somewhat stereotypical way, my husband enjoyed the colliery tour, I loved the fashion through the ages section and the kids had a ball in the adventure playground! Very interactive, very wide variety...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I had a great day out at Snibston Discovery Museum yesterday. The steam engines were running... Brilliant. The fashion gallery was very interesting. There were a lot of families enjoying the interactive displays. In all a great way to spend a day, thank you, Paul...More

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LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2015

I was really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Snibston and in particular the Fashion Gallery and the Beam Engines. You might also be pleased to know that the Beam Engines will be running again on Saturday 20th May

Reviewed 3 May 2015

My grandchildren found it fascinating from the large exhibits,scientific experiments to the out side play area.

Thank royWilliams
LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2015

I'm glad you and your grandchildren enjoyed you visit Cheers Mark

Reviewed 2 May 2015

Marvellous day out for adults and children alike. Even our 2 year old Granddaughter enjoyed it. There are inside and outside features and refreshments are available, A must visit.

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LCC_HeritageService, Manager at Snibston Discovery Museum and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2015

I'm pleased that you has such a good day Cheers Mark

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