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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Good for kids, not so great overall

As it said in the title I can recommend this for kids, they will love it the problem is that the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mjhill1984
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Was apprehensive having read the reviews.

Today I visited magna with a 14,11 and two 10 year olds. In answer to previous reviews....yes it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vickiB1981
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Grimsby, 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughter lives it here the playground and water park are fantastic you can stay all day the food is nice there are lockers to store your bags an ice cream shop and it's all gated off so completely safe too what more do you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was warned about this place but did not heed the words. So I write for others to heed. wanted a few hours out found this. Read qt ok. Got there v windy nice well maintained road. On way in some chap said- Its more...More

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

Used to visit when I was little and went back for the first time in 13 years. Had a great day out and the two kids (9 and 13 y/o) had so much fun. It was very cold inside so had to keep our coats...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lizzieiles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids absolutely love Magna and have returned twice this year. The dark and cold adds to the atmosphere of excitement for them too. Plenty to explore and do, including the outdoor playground (and Mayhem was on at half term). Granted, some of the hands-on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it said in the title I can recommend this for kids, they will love it the problem is that the parents might look at it with a bit of a better eye and spot the neglect. To start with a brief idea, Magna is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a trip to Magna during our half term holiday thinking that the STEM science links might inspire our young daughter. We were appalled to find that around 40 to 50% of the exhibits were not working. There was very little there in terms...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took DS, 5, and his friend, 6. About a third of the activities were either broken or needed maintenance. One of the 2 diggers in the Earth area were blocked off and could not be used, which was a shame, since it is always a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fernanda J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came with friends and between us we had 2 x 4 year olds 1 x 3 year old and 2 x 4 month old babies. There is 4 sections... Air which is ok, there's not a whole lot to do in there for younger...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our children 17 years ago and took our grandchildren today. It was just about ok back then but with potential to be much better. Unfortunately it's clear that there has been little further investment and it now looks "tired". The kids thought it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today I visited magna with a 14,11 and two 10 year olds. In answer to previous reviews....yes it is cold. It’s winter! It’s an old steel works not sure what people expect. I arranged to meet a friend here. I read the reviews last night...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Joan B
6 August 2018|
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Response from F5330BOrichardh | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has lifts and is accessible throughout
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minnie2594
5 October 2017|
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Half an hour
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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
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