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Stone Science

Address: Bryn Eglwys, Llanddyfnan, Pentraeth LL75 8UL, Wales
Phone Number: 01248 450310
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Pentraeth
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Type: Science Museums, Museums

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English first
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I would like to give it 3 1/2 stars because average undersells it but very good oversells it… An intriguing little place that has the unmistakable feel of being somebody's hobby/passion that was ordered out of the family home by a spouse! "Either you find somewhere else for your collection or I'm off"...! At £17 for a family it's not... More 

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Pentraeth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It's hard to imagine that this place is such a geological/paleontological treasurehouse from the road. Interesting, fascinating and particularly reasonable entry fees.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Been umpteen times and my boys aged 8 and10 still love coming here you pay once and keep your ticket then come back as many times as you want in 2week fascinating place but you have to look and read the information that is there, to actually realise what is still undiscovered and what walked the earth millions of years... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Though Stone Science could do with a little modernisation I can only recommend a visit. The owners collection is very eclectic and very interesting. Sadly my own and my cousins kids grew a bit bored after a couple of hours but the adults would have happily spent alot more time here. One I shall take a solo visit to next... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

For all you people who enjoyed this place I am happy for you but for me I could not even find it my sat nav got me on the right road but I saw no sign posts at all and ended up having a day in Conwy and I won't be going back any time soon it's a shame like... More 

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Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I am writing as an amateur geology interest group facilitator, but my comments would hold true for a family outing. Nine of us, with geological knowledge ranging from nil to degree level, visited Stone Science as part of our U3A learning experience. What an experience!! David and Delyth Wilson treated us royally and amazed us with their treasury of exhibits... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Dave is not your typical museum owner. His passion for geology is as infectious as his knowledge of fossils and the formation of rock and stone is substantial. He imparts his years of experience with enthusiasm, captivating the imagination of youngsters (and oldies!) in a way that even the best of teachers could only admire. And against this backdrop, despite... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I have scanned through the reviews and it is interesting that all but two are really impressed with Stone Science. I think the two negatives are unjustified. I am a secondary school A Level Geology teacher, so I would hope that this is the one attraction I have some relevant experience to judge! We did have to take care finding... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My granddaughter (5) was fascinated by this place. The beautiful mineral and fossil specimens were a source of great delight, but she learned a lot as well. For example, seeing and touching specimens or replicas of dinosaurs and their bones made her realise for the first time that these were not scarry pretend creatures but had actually once lived. And... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I read some of the reviews on this site, and was presently suprised at the eclectic nature of this place, my six year old son has just started up an interest in fossils so this was the perfect place for him. My five year old daughter also enjoyed herself. The owner is a lovely chap who clearly has a lifelong... More 

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