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“I Could be a Kid Again”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Action Stations

Action Stations
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US$36.49*
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: All Attraction Ticket
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“I Could be a Kid Again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Simulations and activities, both entertaining and informative for young and old (particularly good for the old!)

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Portsmouth
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96 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Not good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

We took a 3 year old and there was nothing for her to do, everything interactive was too high or she was stopped by attendants because she was too little! Staff seemed lack lustre, especially the younger ones, very disappointing!

Visited August 2013
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Derbyshire
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335 reviews
277 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Halfway to being a really good experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

We expected to spend longer here than we did. For such a large building it's really empty. There are two floors of hand-on interpretation, but the top floor only really has a couple of interesting activities, and it is really a very empty space with a corporate hospitality suite in the centre! The ground floor exhibits could be really good, but have suffered at the hands of unsupervised groups of children - the artillery displays are not all working correctly, the Helicopter simulator needs a better queuing system (it is good, if you get a chance to have a go) and there are too many additional activities requiring payment.

Visited August 2013
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Laser quest make sure u book”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

We went here for my nephews 13 birthday and when we rang up a week before was told we didn't have to book. However when we got there on the day we got told we couldn't play till 1 hr and half later as we didnt book. So it started off bad.

However once your inside and playing all was forgotten as it is great fun and very hot and sweaty inside. Its worth the price 3 games for £12 just take a drink with you or you pay lots for one as you will need it.

Visited July 2013
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64 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Run down”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013 via mobile

Staff were just hanging around on mobile phones , flight sim wasn't a sim it was a video feed on loop, sat trainer guns didn't work, lots of empty space. Only thing worth a look in there was the climbing wall, which has nothing to do with RM or RN and the laser quest (which is yet extra money).

Visited April 2013
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2 Thank JonLex
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