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Museum of Classic Sci-Fi

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Yes, it is worth a long detour!

If you're a sci-fi fan (and especially a classic Doctor Who fan), and have any doubt whether this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adam N
2nd visit whilst in Allendale

I have been to this museum once before on its' opening day, and had the opportunity to visit it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're a sci-fi fan (and especially a classic Doctor Who fan), and have any doubt whether this museum is worth a detour, let me assure you that it most certainly is! The square footage may be modest, but it is quite literally crammed with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Adam N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this museum once before on its' opening day, and had the opportunity to visit it again last weekend. The creator of the museum is a very enthusiastic, warm personality, and the group of people I was with were not Doctor Who...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of interest to anyone who remembers with fondness the worlds of wonder created for tv and film from the days of early and later dr who, dune, Star Trek and many others this has clearly been a labour of love for its one man creator,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank R4265PIpetera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful museum of sci fi and Doctor Who with surprises in store, it might be small, but it's packed full of vintage and modern costume and props spanning decades. The owner is passionate and welcoming, and the village has enough amenity to make a day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank treecrow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been quite a journey for Neil to get to where he is today with an open museum crammed full of exhibits. The care and attention to detail is evident throughout. There isn’t a wasted word on the plaques and if you really want...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nick P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it wasn't for the Museum of Classic Sci-Fi I probably wouldn't have visited Allendale at all, what a wonderful town, with some wonderful secrets in the cellar of one of its houses! I was lucky enough to be invited to the preview opening of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank balancingmonk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much packed into this museum and you can see it is a real labour of love. Loads of work and thought have gone into it. It’s for the serious classic sci fi/early Dr Who fan but there are also props from a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oversunsetplain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

having followed neil's progres for over two years, we had a wonderful opening ceremony with non other than john levine AKA sergeant benton, with appearances from storm troopers, cyber controller and a robot of death all came to support the grand opening day neil has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small but perfectly formed museum contains a treasure trove of real props from TV and film. Contains props and models from Doctor Who, Star Trek, Star Wars, Dredd, Thundebirds, Avengers and more. Its tightly packed in with more stuff to come. Situated in picturesque...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Keith L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a sci-fi fan this is a MUST VISIT. An absolute gem! It has an amazing collection of classic sci-fi film props etc, and a VERY impressive collection of props, costumes etc from classic Doctor Who. The museum is superbly presented, and is run...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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