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Address: Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX , England
Phone Number: +44 1709 720002
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Open your mind and prepare yourself for a mind-blowing voyage of...
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 pavilions themed around the elements Earth, Air, Fire and Water which are linked by suspended walkways, stairs and tunnels. Outside there is the outdoor adventure playground, Sci-Tek which will allow you to defy gravity and explore the limits of science or splash into Aqua-Tek, the outdoor water play areas where you can be sprayed, squirted, misted and drenched. Join us throughout the year for fantastic family science workshops, zip wire and a range of special events. PLEASE NOTE: Magna is a coats on experience due to the nature of the building and it dark in areas to encourage explorations and experience the feeling of the past during the days of Steel Production. See website for event schedule.
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Me & my friends visited magna on a sunday afternoon. We all went when we was younger so thought it'd be a good idea to go again and nothing at all has changed, we thought there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Me & my friends visited magna on a sunday afternoon. We all went when we was younger so thought it'd be a good idea to go again and nothing at all has changed, we thought there would have been a few updated new things, but there was nothing new. Half of the things didn't work! Probably the best thing was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We've been here a few times with the kids and our visit this time was somewhat disappointing. There were lots of attractions which were not working with signs stuck on them saying they were out of use. The whole place seemed a little 'tired' and with the Summer season just beginning, you'd have expected them to be raring to go???... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

we stopped in the cafe first and the food was very nice and reasonably priced, the childs packed lunch option included more than my 5 year old could eat in 1 go. once inside there was plenty to see, my 5 year old was not so sure about the big melt demonstration. we didnt stop to read all the information... More 

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing, atmospheric building and a brilliant idea. Our big complaint would be that many of the interative activities simply do not work. This is a huge disappointment to a small excited boy! Its not just the odd thing that doesn't work....its many! Sort this and it would be fantastic and value for money. As it stands it leaves you feeling... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I visited the Magna Science Adventure Centre a few years ago with my then small nephew. I enjoyed the different levels with interesting things for the kids to participate in. I admit it is quite dark inside but we'll sign posted. The room with the authentic furnish in is good to watch as it gave me an insight into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

It was very intresting and the shops were amazing graphics. The court room was amazing and it had brilliant acting. My favioute thing was the bus it had everything.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

What a disappointment this place is, very dark, long walks between areas, not much there, don't waste your money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

The price could do with looking at, maybe under a tenner..... Plenty of parking and easy to find. The information was overwhelming at times. However the interactive things we very good, even for a grown adult. This attraction is very much for the younger but a laugh for us oldies. My only issue was that the gift shop didnt take... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Took a large group of school children, we had to travel quite a way it didn't seem worth it. We were there all day but seemed to spend the majority of time in the adventure playground where the children seemed happiest. They did enjoy the exhibits but it was very crowded with other schoolchildren. Not much substance to any of... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This place tell the history of the steel works that was once on the site, how it managed to break the record for making the most steel in the whole world in one day back in the 1960 to 1970. I knew about this as my father was a second hand in the melting shop when this happened and I... More 

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Additional Information about Magna Science Adventure Centre

Address: Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
Phone Number: +44 1709 720002
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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