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Castle Donington Museum

4 Apiary Gate | The Stone House, Castle Donington DE74 2JA, England
+44 1332 812711
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Turned Up But Nobody There!

We braved a snow storm to visit this little museum in a quiet little backstreet on Sunday. There is... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
angelbods
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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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There's always 'something' new To see. Last time I was there a sculptor in willow had a life-sized... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Fran S
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Castle Donington Museum Trust was founded in 1994 to provide and maintain a Local History Museum, reflecting the long and interesting history of this community overlooking the River Trent, which brought, in their turn, Saxons, Romans, Vikings and Normans to the heart of England. We are an accredited museum operated as a charitable trust run by a dedicated team of volunteers. Opening hours from Easter Sunday to the end of September; Saturdays 09:30 to 12:00 Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 14:00 to 16:30 May Day 09:30 to 15:30 Parties by appointment, please telephone FREE ADMISSION - donations welcome
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4 Apiary Gate | The Stone House, Castle Donington DE74 2JA, England
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We braved a snow storm to visit this little museum in a quiet little backstreet on Sunday. There is no parking on site so we parked a few streets away to avoid the double yellow lines. Walked back to the museum with snow stinging our...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

There's always 'something' new To see. Last time I was there a sculptor in willow had a life-sized horse!! Not only did I come away knowing a bit more about this fascinating village, but the proud owner of some children's toys, a couple of books,...More

Thank Fran S
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

My husband and I visited the museum and it was definitely worth it. I’m into old war vehicles (tanks etc) and my husband is into Formula 1. It was great seeing how F1 cars have changed over the years and quite nostalgic seeing the actual...More

Thank Pamela W
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you have an interest in motor racing, this is the museum for you. The displays cover F1 from its early days almost to date, and also have cars from other formulas etc. I liked the track layouts shown on the windows - something a...More

Thank Anita H
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A must visit. a great spread of the 70-12s cars, some restored some still used and many just superb. Priceless collection all togther

Thank David Y
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Family day out. 12 quid each for adults.Plenty to see, loads of formula 1 cars, military vehicles and memorabilia. would like to have seen more bikes.

Thank Patricia Q
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The collection of sport vehicles on display at the Donnington Museum is impressive they have both bikes and cars going back decades and feature some really good displays. Being a F1 fan in the late 80s and 90's the collection of Prost and Senna cars...More

Thank Sardev2014
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We called in at the Steamboat for coffee and Sandwich, there was no food served till mid day it was almost that then. We paid £4.00 for 2 capachinos which were two of the worst coffees we have had, they did not resemble capachinos in...More

Thank catfriendly_2
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a very large collection of racing cars and associated memorabilia, plus an interesting military museum. A very good place for a petrol head to spend a happy couple of hours.

Thank Dianne J
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I went to go though it just to go to dinner at the other end of the F1 Museum , but it took me over a few hours to get to the end just too much to see , I will go back when I...More

Thank Andrew F
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