Snibston - CLOSED

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Leicestershire’s award winning all-weather museum. Snibston is one of the largest and most dynamic museums in the Midlands.

PLEASE NOTE: The museum closed in July 2015

Venue Type:


Opening hours

The museum has now closed

Admission charges

The museum has now closed

Additional info

Excellent access for all: the main site is on one level with well-paved areas outside, and toilets for visitors with disabilities.

On the site of a former colliery, the museum displays a rich collection of historic objects telling the story of transport, mining and quarrying, engineering and the fashion industry. Other attractions include: * Guided tours of the historic colliery buildings; * Train rides along the recently-restored colliery railway; * Outdoor science and water playgrounds; * A sculpture trail; * A nature reserve and fishing ponds

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Industry, Land Transport, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Toys and Hobbies

Snibston - CLOSED
Snibston Discovery Park
Ashby Road
LE67 3LN




01530 278444


01530 813301

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