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Magna Science Adventure Centre

Sheffield Road | Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX, England
+44 1709 720002
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We went to magna yesterday as it somewhere iv always wanted to see.Paid £19 for me and my 9 year... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stinger81
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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The Park is Great

I have only visited magna once, when it first opened however. I have been to the park that they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry T
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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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 yesterday 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Barry T
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter wanted to go to Cadbury world but it was booked up . So ended up here and I'm so glad we did . Great experiences . Super value for money . Great for interactive play or to learn . The fire tornado was...More

Thank Rachel P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in the Easter hols, extremely disappointed. Lots of the exhibits were out of order, no sign of ‘The Big Melt’ and the place was freezing cold. The only member of staff we saw whilst there was the one on the till at the entrance....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t bother going unless you enjoy looking at broken attractions. The number of interactive features that don’t work was ridiculous! Considering it costs £40 for a family ticket, I would expect an attempt to mend these. The place is freezing, seriously freezing! Nothing has been...More

Thank SarahQui
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Magna yesterday to celebrate my grandsons 9 th birthday, to say the place was cold is an understatement. My husband spent the whole time in the Cafe area to try and keep warm. The signage is extremely poor and lots of the interactive...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to come here for a while. It’s a good day out. Lots of local history and learning about steel. The different elements are great. 2 boys year 4 loved it. Wrap up though as it’s cool inside. Good the vouchers allow entry for a...More

Thank Helen C
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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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ChorleyWiggy
13 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
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