Snibston Discovery Museum


Visit this Leicestershire favourite with great family activities, high quality exhibitions, interactive fun and a few surprises along the way. From planes and trains, mining and engineering, fashion and toys to colliery tours, train rides and science play, there really is something for everyone. LATEST NEWS - our online shop is now live

Must See Events

Doctor Who & his monsters...Must See

Doctor Who & his monsters...Must See

Saturday 25th October 10:00 am. - 5:00 pm.

Saturday 25th October 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Doctor Who’s most iconic enemies are joining forces to invade Snibston Discovery Museum in the October half term. The event will give fans a chance to get up close and personal with some of their favourite Doctor Who creatures, meet Cybermen, Daleks & K9, also have the opportunity to create their own monster. . Prize for best dressed Monster. Charges apply for some activities
Included in admission

Fireworks Spectacular...Must See

Fireworks Spectacular...Must See

Saturday 1st November 5:00 pm.

Journey through the ages

(In conjunction with LOROS and The Fleet Auction Group)

Live music from Jersey Budd and Rihanna Tribute Act

Choreographed fireworks, bonfire, fairground rides and food, Free museum entry including the Battle Dress Exhibition.

Saturday 1st November 5pm

Tickets: Advance £5, Gate £7, Under 3s free
Family of 4 (2+2) £18 Pre-booking only

"The only vehicles allowed on site will be vehicles with disabled parking permits (which must be prebooked over the phone when purchasing tickets) and their last entrance is at 6.15pm.”

Tickets available from;

•Snibston reception desk
•By calling 01530 278444
•LOROS shops - click here to find your nearest one
•Keep an eye out for
•Donington le Heath Manor House (Wednesday to Sunday 11.00 am to 4.00 pm)
•Ashby Tourist Information Centre
•Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre
•Hermitage Leisure
•Go Leics
•Coalville Library
•Markfield Library
•Measham Library
•Castle Don Library
•Shepshed Library
•Halls Of Ibstock