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Stockwood Discovery Centre

Address: London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
Phone Number: 01582 548 600
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Luton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Attraction details
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Herts
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248 reviews 248 reviews
80 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Wildlife Photography exhibition (on until March) is excellent - some breathtaking and beautiful shots. Definitely worth visiting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Was not expecting much, boy was I wrong. A very interesting place to visit, and not just for the young ones. After taking the kids one day, we took our wheelchair bound granny to it another. And she loved it!. It has a large enough car park, with very good disabled access. Highly recommend a visit, we will certainly go... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely for all the family. Interesting for . ults and children. Play area for children and cafe. good visit

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Luton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The 3rd Friday of each month Luton Culture do a slide or film show relating to 'Old Luton'These shows last about one and a half to two hours with everyone joining in with their own memories while they enjoy tea or coffee and cakes. There is a charge of £5 for concessions and £7.50 for others with time on their... More 

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Whitwell, Hitchin Herts
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

lots to see and do nice gardens,kids play area, horse drawn carriages& old cars to view, good picnic area and a nice little cafe

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

Thank you for your recent positive review of Stockwood Discovery Centre. We appreciate your feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our grounds, facilities and exhibitions and that you found it great for the children. We hope you choose to visit us again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Free entry, museum, parking, beautiful garden nothing more is needed. I recommend it to everyone, all age as everyone will find something that will intrest them, I gurantee you.

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Your comments are greatly appreciated. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Stockwood Discovery Centre and that you appreciated our beautiful gardens and free services. Great to hear that you found us appropriate for all ages and we hope you choose to visit us again. More 

matmat69
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Needed to kill a few hours with my kids in the Luton area and after a bit of trip advisor research came a cross this place. My only negative is that it was not as big as I had thought based upon what I had read. That said there is a good mix of items from different eras, Swords, coins,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Your comments are greatly appreciated. We are pleased that you found Stockwood Discovery Centre cost effective and educational and that you enjoyed our varied exhibits. Sorry to hear that you felt our grounds would be larger and we hope it will not discourage you from visiting us again. More 

LUTON
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

yes ,ok ,but needs more seats for people who need them,good for people to remember the old times ..some items are up high and can hurt your neck to see.A place to see ,then go for a cup of tea /coffee ,pricey but you got to pay for somebody to make it..nice outside gardens to sit at.comfy yes just ..have... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Your comments are greatly appreciated. We are pleased you found Stockwood Discovery Centre nostalgic and enjoyed the gardens. We will pass on your suggestion of more seats outside and in exhibition areas to the management team, along with the position of high exhibits. We apologise for these aspects and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We love the stockwood discovery centre! Such good value for (no) money. Loads of interest for our kids (ranging 5-11 on the last visit). They can run around freely and safely inside and out and are able to pick things up and even dress up in costumes. The cafe is a great treat and the food really is excellent quality.... More 

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

Thank you for your positive comments. We appreciate your feedback. It is great to hear that you and your kids are regular visitors to Stockwood Discovery Centre. We are very pleased that you enjoy our grounds and café and that your kids like the hands-on aspect of our museum. We hope you keep on visiting us. More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Whenever we look after our grandson, age 6, at our house during the school holidays, we always pay a visit to Stockwood Park Discovery Centre. He loves going there first, even before visiting the playground. There are exhibits to suit all ages, a history of Luton, old buses, cycles, cars etc. and lots more. And the best thing of all... More 

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

Thank you for your positive review. We appreciate your feedback. It is great to hear how much your grandson loves visiting Stockwood Discovery Centre and that he enjoys the exhibits and grounds. We are very pleased that you find us suitable for all ages and hope that you and your grandson choose to visit us again soon. More 

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