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Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos

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An evening group visit with Boundless Group.

28 of us descended on the place at 7.00pm. as previously arranged. There is a very well laid out... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Anthony M
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Out of the way and out of the ordinary. A fabulous collection.

This was a group visit for about twenty from our Lincoln U3A group in May 2018. It didn’t... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
robinpaine11
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Waddington, United Kingdom
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The Museum spans that very small period in history from 1830 - 1980 in which the technological revolution took place. The collection traces the progress of electronic and engineered artefacts including telegraphy, telephony, audio, military and...more
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South Eau Bank, Throckenholt, Spalding, Lincolnshire, Spalding PE12 0QR, England
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

28 of us descended on the place at 7.00pm. as previously arranged. There is a very well laid out array of all sorts of gadgets including lots of telephone equipment, cameras, medical devices and even guns. Some of the items function and can be demonstrated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you Anthony for your comments, we enjoyed your company. It's good to know that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 June 2018

This was a group visit for about twenty from our Lincoln U3A group in May 2018. It didn’t disappoint. I am in awe of what Rosie and Trevor have created in a building has which been designed and built from scratch, to house their amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you Robin for your kind comments, we love showing visitors the fabulous collection and are so glad your group enjoyed their experience.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

This museum is basically the combination of two people's fascination and collecting of militaria and technology. I'm mostly interested in the technology, having worked with it, but all the exhibits are presented in what I can only describe as a high quality way. The exhibits,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Many thanks Andy for your kind comments, so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We saw this museum in an article in our local paper. We arrived on the last day of public opening for 2017. A well informed and friendly couple who are the custodians of the museum. It is situated in a new barn style building with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed 23 August 2017

I picked up a flyer leaflet for this place and wasn't at all sure what to expect from the odd name and limited content of the leaflet . The museum contents are however extremely impressive. The most striking (to me) area would best be described...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your comments, I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We visited here on Saturday 15th July and were made very welcome from stepping through the door right up until leaving. The owner was only too happy to leave us to explore on our own, yet when asked to demonstrate an item, gave a thorough...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

I stumbled upon this little gem on a trip up from the south coast. This is a wonderful collection of technology with a particular focus on communication from the last century and beyond. Quite a few of the exhibits are working and it's fascinating, especially...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Attractive modern building with plenty of parking immediately outside. Easy access. Custodians were helpful and knowledgeable. Glorious range of memorabilia and earlier items. Would be of interest to young and old.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Spent a couple of hours here. A warm welcome from the owners who are very knowledgeable and interesting to talk to. Nice cup of coffee in the cafe area. Enjoyed the different areas of exhibits and found quite a few we could remember! Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This new museum (it only opened last year) is a real gem. From the moment you walk in, you get a friendly welcome. The couple who built the museum and have gathered the majority of the collection over the years, are very knowledgeable and are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Admission £5.00 children £2.50. They do not have card facilities. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Worth every penny. They have a website and a Facebook page for further details. They are generally open... More
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