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Stockwood Discovery Centre

London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
01582 548 600
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Luton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW 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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England
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10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Essex, United Kingdom
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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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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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2 reviews
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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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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

Luton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is perfect for people with young children and family but honestly it's not my cup of tea. I wish the prices weren't so high and there were more activities for a slightly older audience.

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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. Your comments are very much appreciated. We are sorry to hear that it was not quite to your taste but appreciate you recommending it for young children and family. I will pass on your concerns of high prices and age variety activities to the management team. We do hope... More

sheffield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Very convenient only 5 minutes from the Luton airport exit from the M1 motorway. we have had 2 great breaks here when on long journeys north to south with our children. It is great for families or couples wanting to break up their journey or for a full day out. The food in the cafe is lovely, far nicer than... More

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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 and for your positive comments. It is great to learn that you enjoyed our grounds and facilities and were able to break up a long journey at the same time. We are very pleased that you found the experience good for families and couples alike. It is also good... More

Hertfordshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My little girl loved it, they also had a bouncy castle it was £1 for 5 mins. Lovely grounds and lots of interesting things to see. Nice food in the cafe - would definitely recommend family day out

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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 and for your positive feedback. It is great to hear how much your daughter enjoyed the experience and that you would recommend it for families. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the café and grounds and hope to see you again soon. More

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