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Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos

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Address: South Eau Bank, Throckenholt, Spalding, Lincolnshire, Spalding PE12 0QR, England
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4401945700772
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Museum of Technology The History of Gadgets and Gizmos Our museum offers...

Museum of Technology The History of Gadgets and Gizmos Our museum offers you a chance to step back in time. Remember "A & B" Public Telephones, Batteries you had to fill up, Crystal Sets, Gas Masks, Morse Keys, and Frame Aerials? then you will want to see our collection of early technology. As well as all that our collection of war memorabilia has artefacts from the Somme and a range of items from the Second World War.

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Thoroughly enjoyable visit. An extensive collection of memorabilia which was very much appreciated by our age group. Very knowledgeable curators who could not do enough for us.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Thoroughly enjoyable visit. An extensive collection of memorabilia which was very much appreciated by our age group. Very knowledgeable curators who could not do enough for us.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I had been waiting eagerly for this place to open - having followed it's progress online since 2009 and recognising some of the exhibits on the website - so I knew that it was "right up my street"! Today I finally got there, and I certainly wasn't disappointed. There is so much stuff to see, some of it working, including... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Well worth the effort visiting the museum, great collection of artifacts got lost in there for a few hours. Really good selection of technology over the years. Will visit again in the future.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door we were welcomed at felt at home. It may be a small museum but it is full of interesting things to look at. There was lots of articles from the first and second world wars. I usually find 'war stuff' a bit boring but there were such unusual things to look at.... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This independent museum rivals the best, and it's still growing. I went to the 'Think Tank' in Birmingham once and came away underwhelmed. No chance of that here! As it is the “Museum of Technology” it is appropriate to say that visitors might well need 'new' technology in the form of SatNav to arrive. I wasn't travelling far, but unmarked... More 

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March, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I had a fascinating visit to the Museum of Technology, the History of Gadgets and Gizmos at Throckenholt. A labour of love by the owners, with beautiful displays of old telephones, radios and all sorts of other techy devices. No inter active touch screen displays, just original artifacts, well labelled and displayed, as a proper museum should be! Brought back... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I went to visit this museum with a group of friends and had a wonderful afternoon at this unusual little place. We were made to feel very welcome and were treated to a wonderful wealth of information. Who knew there was such an interesting history to some of these gadgets? I am certainly not a 'gadget freak' but I was... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Decided to visit this newly opened Museum following an article on Look North. Well worth it. The displays are excellent and well laid out to a specific design. We were made to feel very welcome with coffee and interesting conversation. There's more here than you would think!

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This little museum is a treasure trove of gadgetry covering all aspects of life during the period roughly 1850 to 1980. It's all here,from things we take for granted, e.g: phones and vacuum cleaners, to things that have you wondering 'why?', e.g.: an electric hairbrush. If you're under 40, this will be a voyage of discovery; if you're older than... More 

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