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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
+44 1709 720002
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We were here when the centre closed, as it was for the National for Rock Challenge. It looked very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
gbuc01
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Peterhead, United Kingdom
great place

went for a darts comp so was very warm inside, food was expensive and drinks also but may just have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel R
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Honiton
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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 pavilions themed around the elements Earth, Air, Fire and Water which are linked by suspended walkways, stairs and tunnels. Outside there is the outdoor adventure playground, Sci-Tek which will allow you to defy gravity and explore the limits of science or splash into Aqua-Tek, the outdoor water play areas where you can be sprayed, squirted, misted and drenched. Join us throughout the year for fantastic family science workshops, zip wire and a range of special events. PLEASE NOTE: Magna is a coats on experience due to the nature of the building and it dark in areas to encourage explorations and experience the feeling of the past during the days of Steel Production. See website for event schedule.
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Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
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+44 1709 720002
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Reviewed yesterday

We were here when the centre closed, as it was for the National for Rock Challenge. It looked very interesting, but there is a lot of corridors and rooms. It was so hot as there is no air conditions and with the temperature outside at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

went for a darts comp so was very warm inside, food was expensive and drinks also but may just have been this event.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here there times with our 6 year old (the last 2 times at my 6 yr old's request, which shows how much he likes it). It is a great concept mixing a science museum with history of the steel works. They have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As well as a museum there’s also an opportunity to do adventure activities here. I did the zip wire- amazing, a free rope abseil and a power fan which is essentially a leap of faith and free fail. I seriously recommend it. Book and go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited her at the start of the month with our 3 kids aged 3, 19m and 7m. We bought an annual family pass as we've heard incredible things about this place, lots of advertising has gone into it and there's leaflets in ever supermarket...More

1  Thank Trips-With-3-Kids
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to horrorcon for the 4th time and love it, plenty of parking and well signposted from sheffield to the centre,a huge building which used to be a steelwork factory, plenty to do and see and a full bar fot the event and a fun...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here as we were out and about. It’s great if you have kids and loads of activities to do. You can get around it pretty quickly so I wouldn’t class it as a full day out. It’s also quite expensive...More

Thank Lucy M
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Visited last year and it was good. Our second visit was so disappointing. Many activities were not working, the food is expensive and you can't get hot food long before closing time ( we ended up at a nearby chip shop) and rather bored looking...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame that what was once an exciting day out has turned into such a disappointment for the simple fact that many things are broken or unclean. We took a school trip to the centre today as part of our science topic. Including travel,...More

1  Thank Joel B
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We got an annual pass last year (you get a 12 month pass for free when youve been once) and have been back several time. Our kids do enjoy it, especially the playground now the weather is nicer, but this time more activities than ever...More

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I’ve only ever been with children - my own to begin with, and now my grandchildren. To be honest, I haven’t seen any couples there alone and I suspect it wouldn’t take long to ‘do’ the place if you didn’t want to play with... More
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There is an entrance fee to pay but less than if you view the whole attraction
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