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

4 Days of Retro Gaming Fun!...Must See

4 Days of Retro Gaming Fun!...Must See

Friday 18th April - Monday 21st April

In partnership with Retro Computer Museum Snibston will be hosting four days of retro gaming!

Friday 18th April: 11:00 - 5:00
Sat/Sun 19th/20th April: 10:00 - 5:00
Monday 21st April: 10:00 - 4:00

A fantastic hands-on opportunity to discover and play on computers and consoles from the last 35 years including Acorn, Sony, Amstrad, Atari, Commodore, Nintendo, Sega, Sinclair, Dragon, Apple and other kit!

Adult single day: £10.50 (advance) £12.00 (on door)
Adult two days: £15.50 (advance) £17.00 (on door)
Adult four days: £25.50 (advance) £27.00 (on door)

Child single day: £6.50 (advance) £8.00 (on door)
Child two days: £9.50 (advance) £11.00 (on door)
Child four days: £15.50 (advance) £17.00 (on door)

Ticket price will include admission to the Museum. Advance tickets can be purchased by contacting us on 01530 278444 or - You can also buy tickets from> by clicking donate (please state what days and ticket type you are buying in the comments box) until Sunday 13th April.

For more information please contact us on:

01530 278444

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Mark Steel's Back In Town - At the Century Theatre...Must See

Mark Steel's Back In Town - At the Century Theatre...Must See

Friday 16th May 8:00 pm.

The ‘Mark Steel’s in Town Show’, based on the Radio 4 series in which he writes a show centred around each town, has now been to at least 5 million places. It’s a sparkling verdict on humanity that he's mocked them all and somehow is still alive.

16th May, 8PM, £15

For further information and booking, please contact us directly on 01530 278444 or