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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Not for under 5s

Very dark not for kids who don't like the dark or people with vision problems. Few of the buttons... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Racquel W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Great Trip For all the Family

Fascinating exhibitions with interactive features. Fun playground outside. Great for kids that are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Open your mind and prepare yourself for a mind-blowing voyage of discovery...A hands-on, feet-in, full-on day out at Magna. Opportunities for adventure are endless. Built within the Former Templeborough Steelworks, inside you can explore the four...more
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Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
+44 1709 720002
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Brilliant place to both entertain & educate the kids. 5* Staffed by lovely people to boot, a great way to remind the young of the history of Sheffield.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Russell J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Avoid – 75% of the “hands on” exhibits do not work or are broken, the ‘Big Melt’ billed as “Magna's most breathtaking feature” is more of a Big Flop. The video of this on Magna’s website could be argued under the Trades Description Act!. Their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bj102uk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very dark not for kids who don't like the dark or people with vision problems. Few of the buttons to press didn't work bit run down and needs more lights. Maybe over 5s would enjoy it my 3 year old was petrified of the dark...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Racquel W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a real shame that such a brilliant museum is now in this state. A visit to Magna used to be a exciting and educational family day out, unfortunately it now seems to be a very expensive way to spend 30 minutes walking round a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother in law at the opening of magna bought a family lifetime membership. We wouldn't have. It's way different than it's opening aim to promote steel it's history, what it could do. Now it has fair ground rides, children's play areas and animal areas....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating exhibitions with interactive features. Fun playground outside. Great for kids that are interested in science. Great day out.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank EllaMGryffindor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3rd year at Magna Xmas Fayre and the layout had changed for the better. So much more for kids to do and see, our 3 year old daughter, 80 year old nan and parents all enjoyed it. Great indoor family Xmas Fayre, inside away...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mel_Wadsworth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Magna many years ago and were impressed by what they had to offer. We went back a couple of years ago with our young children and we enjoyed the day, although a couple of major things were not working. When we went back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Recently had our works Christmas party at magna. Absolutely brilliant! Really well organised, plenty of staff and great food and party atmosphere. Will book for next year.well done magna

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bikerbabe54
Reviewed 22 November 2018

First of all signage.I came on the bus from Meadowhall, missed the pedestrian entrance sign because I had my back to it, and walked about 2 miles all the way round the outside to find the entrance. Another sign is needed opposite the present one....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Joan B
6 August 2018|
Response from F5330BOrichardh | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has lifts and is accessible throughout
5 October 2017|
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Response from 174Pepa44 | Reviewed this property |
Half an hour
13 August 2017|
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Response from jennyeales2016 | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance fee to pay but less than if you view the whole attraction