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8. Snibston Discovery Park

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Snibston Discovery Park

Take a fascinating journey around Snibston where you can discover 500 years of technological innovation and its impact on our everyday lives. From the earliest mining tools, proto-type jet engine to the largest fashion display outside London, there is plenty to explore at this must see museum!

Snibston Discovery Park is set in the heart of the National Forest on the site of a former colliery, with indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, including historic colliery buildings, the Century Theatre, and a one hundred acre country park and nature reserve.  

The museum displays a diverse and rich collection of historic objects telling the story of technology and design and how it has affected everyday life from the past to the present day.
 
Facilities at Snibston include a cafe, gift shop, parking and toilets. 

Snibston Discovery Park Address:
Snibston Discovery Park
Ashby Park
Coalville
Leicestershire
LE67 3LN
England, UK

Snibston Discovery Park Opening Times:
 
Museum Opening Times:
November to March, Monday to Friday, 10.00 am to 3.00 pm, Saturday, Sunday and School Holidays, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
April to October, daily, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm 
 
Country Park Opening Times: 
January, daily, 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
February, daily, 7.30 am to 5.00 pm
March to October, daily, 7.30 am to 6.00 pm
November to December, daily, 8.00 am to 4.00 pm 

Snibston Discovery Park Admission:
Adults £6.75
Children £4.50
Children under 5 Free 
Concessions £4.75
Family of 4 (maximum 2 adults) £18.00
Family of 5 (maximum 2 adults) £22.00  

T  +44 (0)1530 278444

F  +44 (0)1530 813301

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