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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Magna mania

This was a family day out with 5 kids from 10 to 5 so it had to suit all of them , this came pretty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Short visit

It was ok. Very dark and cold inside so I would wrap up warm. The park outside is really big. My... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Selby, United Kingdom
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“steel works”(88 reviews)
“steel industry”(34 reviews)
“play area”(110 reviews)
Open your mind and prepare yourself for a mind-blowing voyage of discovery...A hands-on, feet-in, full-on day out at Magna. Opportunities for adventure are endless. Built within the Former Templeborough Steelworks, inside you can explore the four...more
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Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
+44 1709 720002
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 December 2011

If you need any reassurance about whether or not to visit Magna, this is it. Go! I rarely write reviews but after reading some of the negative moaning diatribes I felt I had to break the habit of a lifetime. Magna is a massive exhibit....More

4  Thank moleNearby
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 January 2012

I was expecting more to be honest. Here are the positives: the location is fabulous - an old, vast, derelict steelworks. Unfortunately there are no more positives. So what's the problem? Never have I seen the potential such a site and the building has to...More

7  Thank ric-2
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a family day out with 5 kids from 10 to 5 so it had to suit all of them , this came pretty close to that. Queues were a bit of an issue the best inflatables you had to wait for but plenty...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was ok. Very dark and cold inside so I would wrap up warm. The park outside is really big. My little one did have a good time but I don’t think we would go again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In an old steel works so a massive space that has been divided up into areas to explore. Interactive exhibits. Good ideas and informative. Some exhibits in need of repair. Enough interactive stuff to keep 7 year olds interested. Put on layers as there is...More

Thank Daisy3178
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this museum ten years ago and it was fantastic! Unfortunately like the other comments state, it’s just been left to rot! At least 1/4 of the exhibit was broken and in need of repair. This place used to be amazing and has the...More

1  Thank Niki D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dont normally write reviews but...We went for my 30th birthday and had an absolute amazing time... it truly was terrifying walking the 143 steps to the Abseil, power fan and bungee...But the staff were the BEST they literally couldn't of been more supportive and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited many years ago sad to see needing of updating . Over half of the interactive activities didn't work or out of order. Making an expensive walk round a dark factory. Alot of space that could be filled with more activities a little bit...More

Thank kay k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the museum as a child and also stuck in the back of my mind as one of the best days out I ever had. Visited the museum today and was met by a cold, un-engaging attraction which housed an entire arsenal of broken activity...More

1  Thank hakejumble
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your contemplating visiting this place with kids here's my advice to you:- 1) WRAP UP WARM!! all of you! - the place inside is absolutely freezing! 2) Take a Torch 3) DONT Take kids under 5 yrs old, they will be bored to tears....More

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a school trip when I was around 9/10... I’m 20 now and I was really keen to show my partner what it was all about! So we went, paid around £10 each which then gave us full access for the rest of...More

Thank jessicabaker1998
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed as at least half of the interactive points were either broken or just not working. Especially the water and earth areas that we did in the afternoon. It looks like it would have been good if they all worked. It was...More

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Joan B
7 August 2018|
Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has lifts and is accessible throughout
6 October 2017|
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Response from 174Pepa44 | Reviewed this property |
Half an hour
14 August 2017|
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Response from jennyeales2016 | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance fee to pay but less than if you view the whole attraction