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Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos

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World Class Gem

Same Deepings U3A Science Group visit as previous review! I booked without knowing about the museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rennatian
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

I visited with my local U3A group. The museum opens specially for groups of 10 or more. It offers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LincsLady05
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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The Museum spans that very small period in history from 1830 - 1980 in which the technological revolution took place. The collection traces the progress of electronic and engineered artefacts including telegraphy, telephony, audio, military and...more
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South Eau Bank, Throckenholt, Spalding, Lincolnshire | Oposite Broad Gate, drive into large car park, April Cottage on the left, Spalding PE12 0QR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Same Deepings U3A Science Group visit as previous review! I booked without knowing about the museum and when I heard during the journey there that it was a couple's 'private' collection I feared it would be amateurish and, probably, boring. How wrong can you get!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rennatian
860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, it gives us great pleasure showing our visitors the collection and demonstrating some very old technologies.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my local U3A group. The museum opens specially for groups of 10 or more. It offers a fascinating insight into every aspect of technological history and brought back many memories. There is a domestic area, a military area and a more industrial...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LincsLady05
860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your group visit, roll on the 9th May when we open to the general public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Reviewed September 20, 2018

28 of us descended on the place at 7.00pm. as previously arranged. There is a very well laid out array of all sorts of gadgets including lots of telephone equipment, cameras, medical devices and even guns. Some of the items function and can be demonstrated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony M
860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thank you Anthony for your comments, we enjoyed your company. It's good to know that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed June 1, 2018

This was a group visit for about twenty from our Lincoln U3A group in May 2018. It didn’t disappoint. I am in awe of what Rosie and Trevor have created in a building has which been designed and built from scratch, to house their amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you Robin for your kind comments, we love showing visitors the fabulous collection and are so glad your group enjoyed their experience.

Reviewed September 15, 2017

This museum is basically the combination of two people's fascination and collecting of militaria and technology. I'm mostly interested in the technology, having worked with it, but all the exhibits are presented in what I can only describe as a high quality way. The exhibits,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Many thanks Andy for your kind comments, so glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We saw this museum in an article in our local paper. We arrived on the last day of public opening for 2017. A well informed and friendly couple who are the custodians of the museum. It is situated in a new barn style building with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed August 23, 2017

I picked up a flyer leaflet for this place and wasn't at all sure what to expect from the odd name and limited content of the leaflet . The museum contents are however extremely impressive. The most striking (to me) area would best be described...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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860rosie, Manager at Museum of Technology the History of Gadgets & Gizmos, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thank you for your comments, I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed July 17, 2017

We visited here on Saturday 15th July and were made very welcome from stepping through the door right up until leaving. The owner was only too happy to leave us to explore on our own, yet when asked to demonstrate an item, gave a thorough...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mark S
Reviewed July 7, 2017

I stumbled upon this little gem on a trip up from the south coast. This is a wonderful collection of technology with a particular focus on communication from the last century and beyond. Quite a few of the exhibits are working and it's fascinating, especially...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

Attractive modern building with plenty of parking immediately outside. Easy access. Custodians were helpful and knowledgeable. Glorious range of memorabilia and earlier items. Would be of interest to young and old.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from kenc198 | Reviewed this property |
Admission £5.00 children £2.50. They do not have card facilities. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Worth every penny. They have a website and a Facebook page for further details. They are generally open... More
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