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Stockwood Discovery Centre

London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
+44 1582 548600
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Cafe a disappointment

Visited the Discovery Centre today with 5 teenagers- visit was pleasant until we went to the Cafe... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SonjaA B
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London
via mobile
Excellent Discovery!

Went with my university friends, It was a brilliant experience seeing all the exhibits. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Krish G
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
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+44 1582 548600
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the Discovery Centre today with 5 teenagers- visit was pleasant until we went to the Cafe for lunch. Dirty tables, rubbish and food waste on the floor. We only ordered Paninis, chips and soft drinks- we were charged for 3 bottles of Sprite when...More

Thank SonjaA B
LutonCulture, Manager at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, We are sorry that your visit was so disappointing and would like to try to rectify this. If you would like to contact us directly on lcstshop@lutonculture.com we will be able to assist you with this further. Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my university friends, It was a brilliant experience seeing all the exhibits. Would definite recommend it to everyone!

Thank Krish G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and friendly people great for the children and sometimes adults I would go there again very nice

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for kids and interesting and loads to do the show of old horse drawn carriages through the ages was great and lego show was good

Thank Barrymac54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a friend to unwind from everyday life. Upon entering we were presented with a map of the place which proved to be useful after all. Many chariots to see which was very interesting, like walking trough time...and space. At the time there was...More

Thank Dinoissa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The centre is lovely for children. Old carriages and cars were great to explore. The Lego exhibit was not so good, not much to see. Very few things you could touch. It was a real shame as my two boys love Lego. One big exhibit...More

Thank Kirsty H
LutonCulture, Manager at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, We are pleased that your overall experience of Stockwood Discovery Centre was a good one. The Lego exhibit has received mixed reviews this year as it is a different type of exhibit to previous years and we like to try different styles of exhibits...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Discovery centre this week with my grandson who was looking forward to the Lego exhibition. All I can say is disappointing. The exhibits were small assumed they would a lot bigger definately not worth the entrance fee. The other attractions at the...More

Thank P J
LutonCulture, Manager at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, We are sorry that your visit with us was disappointing. We have received mixed reviews on the Lego exhibit this year as it is a different type of exhibit to previous years. We try new styles to see what is popular and we find...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good cup of tea but £1.80 a cup ? Great play area for the younger children. Interesting collection of old coaches and carriages. Got to the far end of the exhibition to be met with "you can't go in there, you have to pay". That...More

Thank searcher_23
LutonCulture, Manager at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, We are sorry that you left our site feeling disappointed as that is never our aim. Staff should have told you what the exhibit was, I will speak to the team and ensure that they are talking our customers through what they are paying...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for something free to do with the kids, this is it.... There are lots of little things to look at - old cars, engines and carriages, wildlife (we couldn't find the bees), and lovely gardens to walk round and have a picnic....More

Thank TheHappyDuck
LutonCulture, Manager at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, I am sorry that your children were disappointed by the Lego exhibit. Reviews have been mixed and as a business, we take all feedback on board when planning the next exhibit/event. We will definitely bear this in mind for the future. Many Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been before. Didn't know where knives and forks were. Didn't get informed. No next steps. Would of been nice to be told.More

1  Thank Katekate41
LutonCulture, Manager at Stockwood Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry you had a disappointing visit. During school holidays our café can be particularly busy, but staff are always on hand to help out. We will raise this issue with the staff to ensure they are informing customers of where items such as...More

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Barbyy B
1 April 2017|
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Response from Eric51 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the Discovery Centre is free, although some special events attract a charge.
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Amanda1904
24 February 2016|
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Response from LutonCulture | Property representative |
Hi, If you want to get a bus from Luton Town Centre then it is the Arriva bus No.321 from Church Street, Stop C9. The same number bus also departs from Harpenden , opposite The George Public House and St Albans , St Peters... More
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