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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
+44 1709 720002
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Nostalgia

I used to love coming here as a kid and the only thing that has changed is the quality as a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JimAndCo29
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Great interactive museum

My partner and I came here not expecting much but was overwhelmed by the scale of the building and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flybaby86
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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 pavilions themed around the elements Earth, Air, Fire and Water which are linked by suspended walkways, stairs and tunnels. Outside there is the outdoor adventure playground, Sci-Tek which will allow you to defy gravity and explore the limits of science or splash into Aqua-Tek, the outdoor water play areas where you can be sprayed, squirted, misted and drenched. Join us throughout the year for fantastic family science workshops, zip wire and a range of special events. PLEASE NOTE: Magna is a coats on experience due to the nature of the building and it dark in areas to encourage explorations and experience the feeling of the past during the days of Steel Production. See website for event schedule.
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Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
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+44 1709 720002
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I used to love coming here as a kid and the only thing that has changed is the quality as a lot of the thing to do have crumbled with age, other than that it's still great!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I came here not expecting much but was overwhelmed by the scale of the building and machines inside. We were told at the reception that the museum would close at 2pm, but we had plenty of time to see everything. It was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here last summer with my nieces and nephew who all loved it, especially getting so hands on and being so interactive with all the exhibits and games etc. My only criticism inside is how loud it is. From the moment you walk in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took 5 and 7 yr old. Not cheap but cheaper if booked online prior to visit. Then for simply filling in a form and bringing it with you next time with photos, you get free entry for a year. Immersive and very hands on with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found a voucher for the triple whammy for £28! Included abseil, zip wire and power fan... power fan is not what you expect you just step off a platform and the fan up top slows you down. This experience was a let down and definitely...More

Thank Amy19912013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to magna yesterday as it somewhere iv always wanted to see.Paid £19 for me and my 9 year old which i didnt think was too bad at the start.When we got in the first massive room was empty with 2 or 3 engines...More

1  Thank stinger81
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I have only visited magna once, when it first opened however. I have been to the park that they have outside numerous times and i must say for a park it is fantastic. Its free and can entertain the kids for hours. Whilst at this...More

1  Thank Barry T
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Maybe if you really like steel, maybe if you like the dark with strange sounds around lol. It is billed as being an ''Adventure', the layout is poor. However many people did seem to be enjoying it more than we did, stood in the dark...More

Thank Sharon30
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We are here now as i right this ! Where do i start ! £53 entrance fee ! Absolute joke ! I last visted this place around 8 years ago and vowed never to return , however my daughter and partner fancied a visit !...More

Thank Chubbs_m22
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Wanted to visit for a while but was a bit disappointed with it. It was really cold and some of the exhibitions were broken. To say it was 40 quid to enter it was disappointing that they were broken. The information was also lacking, it...More

Thank Angelafaye82
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minnie2594
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Response from lidibus | Reviewed this property |
I’ve only ever been with children - my own to begin with, and now my grandchildren. To be honest, I haven’t seen any couples there alone and I suspect it wouldn’t take long to ‘do’ the place if you didn’t want to play with... More
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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
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