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Stockwood Discovery Centre

London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
01582 548 600
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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Luton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Berkshire - UK
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

What a great little find, had long wait between flights and went here for lunch with our 5 y/o son! Lovely museum, great restaurant with fresh home-made food, excellent service, warm and very helpful, spotlessly clean! Play area was excellent, park and little nature walk was lovely!!! Never been anywhere quite as nice and it was FREE!!!!! 10/10

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

What a great morning/afternoon out at Stockwood park discovery centre , right in the middle of stockwood park Luton just of the main A6 and just of the M1. Ample free parking and amazingly free to enter , just a donation. plenty to see and do , plants , old cars, vans, old farming methods,etc. There is a café on... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Terrific place to take the grandchildren - a lot of local history and special exhibitions (the Star Wars exhibition is great - extra charge for entry) and practically everything is FREE. Good eating area and great climbing frames - the kids loved it. Thoroughly recommend for all ages.

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us your feedback. It is greatly appreciated. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our exhibitions and in particular the Sci-Fi exhibition. Great to hear how much your grandchildren enjoyed the experience and we hope you choose to visit Stockwood Discovery Centre again soon. More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

So well organised,clean,and wonderfully laid out. A great day out for all the family young and old. Good food well prepared and excellent value.( Try the burgers,)(macdonalds eat your heart out). The best part is to come 95 per cent of facilities are free. Yes no entrance fee. Visit the website you won't be sorry.

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Stockwood Discovery Centre. We appreciate your positive feedback. Great to hear that you found the experience enjoyable for all the family and that you found our grounds so pleasing. It is also good to learn that you enjoyed the food in our cafe and we hope you choose to visit us again soon, maybe... More

England
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Discovery Centre is a great place for kids to get an idea of the history, as well as learning something new - whether it be one of the dinosaur exhibitions, or the recent space exhibition. It's usually free to enter, but on bank holidays and special events there is often a charge to enter. Outside of the events, it's... More

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of Stockwood Discovery Centre, it is greatly appreciated. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy our exhibitions and grounds and that you find them suitable as a learning aid for children. Great too that you enjoy our cafe and sorry to hear that you found it a little pricey. This concern shall be passed... More

Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Absolutely love this place! The location is stunning and there are plenty of things to do for all ages. It's a great place to go if you don't want to spend a lot of money, as everything is free (once a year they do put on a special exhibition, which is paid, but it is extremely reasonable) and you can... More

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.We are very pleased that you enjoy all we have to offer at Stockwood Discovery Centre and find it great for all ages. It is also good to hear that you have found our dedicated staff so accommodating and we hope that you choose to keep visiting us. More

Luton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

lovely day spent exploring with childminders and littleones nice coffee and love the gardens lots of open space

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are very pleased that you had such a lovely experience of Stockwood Discovery Centre and that you enjoyed our grounds and refreshments. We hope you choose to visit us again soon. More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Great place for kids to run about but the staff in the cafe who couldn't even pretend to care about a problem we had with our food will ensure we never return. My advice would be take a picnic and don't waste a penny on mediocre food served by surly, indifferent staff.

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Stockwood Discovery Centre. It is good to hear that you found us a great place for children to run about. I must apologise on behalf of the café staff for your experience with the food. I will pass your comments on to the management team. I do hope this did not ruin... More

dunstable
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A great half days outing with lots of interesting things in the museum great models carriages and a good cafe. The gardens are lovely and would be good for a picnic

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback of Stockwood Discovery Centre. We are very pleased that you found your experience interesting and appreciated the beautiful gardens. Good also to hear that you enjoyed the museum collections and café. We hope you choose to visit us again soon. More

Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great little museum with a cafe and lovely gardens great for picnics . Also has a maze which kids loved. Lots more going on so give it a try.

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LutonCulture, Marketing Team at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback of Stockwood Discovery Centre. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our café, museum and gardens and that your children loved the maze. We hope you choose to visit us again soon and experience all we have to offer. More

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