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Superb Event, Shame It's Closed

Such a shame this lovely place is now closed. It is obviously missed due to the high amount of... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Came along with a friend

a lot to see was a change and enjoyed walking around was very interesting the staff were pleasant... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Paisley, United Kingdom
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ILLUMINASIA is unlike anything you've seen before! A magical walk-through attraction that blends the tradition of Chinese lantern craft with modern technology to create incredible larger-than-life exhibits. Visitors will explore seven zones ... The...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Coronation Street | Olympia Exhibtion Hall, Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool FY1 1HL, England
+44 1253 629801
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Such a shame this lovely place is now closed. It is obviously missed due to the high amount of positive reviews. It seems such a shame that it's all been pulled down and is now an empty venue. Surely it would have been better to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank Nrgize77
Reviewed 17 December 2017

a lot to see was a change and enjoyed walking around was very interesting the staff were pleasant as we passed shame its not going to be on much longer defo recommended going worth seeing

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 80schick
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We visited on the very last day the Illuminasia exhibit was open, making the most of the discounted £5 entry. We'd previously considered going, but the original expensive ticket prices put us off. When I received a notification that Illuminasia was closing, and the closing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LCooper2013
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Having read some favourable reviews we planned to include this on our recent break to Blackpool. Finding the winter gardens was tricky as the building seems to be being refurbished. When I did find the box office was told rather curtly that the exhibition was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MNB60
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This attraction was ideal if the weather wasnt great outside,very colourful and amazed how models were made,

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank davidnF4854WO
Reviewed 29 October 2017

It was worth the fiver paid on the door but not sure it would be worth the Ticketmaster booking fee that appeared to be two quid per ticket (making £7 admission) Excellent and novel idea. We spend a good hour in there and could have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MikeC2011
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Illuminasia is a lovely family experience. Lots to look at and nothing like we’ve ever seen before. My 7 year old loved it.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank sparkey7
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It was a really good exhibition, it showed lots of different areas with loads of unique features. We really enjoyed it!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lovelockb
Reviewed 26 October 2017

second time visiting this place im sure its cheaper than the year before and a bit better,still got the 3d video which i love but now also got some light show which is good.really relaxing this place is could stay there forever.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Q1137TDsimong
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a brilliant indoor lighting attraction, just a pity that it closes down this week. at £5 to get in is great value. different rooms with different themes is a great idea and all the displays excellent

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ste_jones82
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Lisa P
8 October 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
hi yes pram friendly, some steps down after the dinosaurs area and a few on exit but manageable :)
Mark B
14 September 2017|
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Response from realdeal_9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes its 5 pounds each person
19 August 2017|
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Response from Rolando J | Reviewed this property |
I went today and it was £5 entry, although they didn't accept cards so was cash only