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Donington Collections - CLOSED

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Took my grandson. Very interesting lots to see and a must for all F1 fans, also a bonus that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
VP371
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Derby, United Kingdom
Donington RIP

This was the world's greatest motor sport museum. Now it has closed. I popped in for the last time... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Spectacle64
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite simply, the largest showcase of Grand Prix racing cars in the world and now also incorporates the Wheatcroft Military Collection in the first two halls. Four halls, with over 130 exhibits, illustrate the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my grandson. Very interesting lots to see and a must for all F1 fans, also a bonus that Donnington Park it is alway busy with lots going on both on the track and around.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank VP371
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This was the world's greatest motor sport museum. Now it has closed. I popped in for the last time on Saturday on the way down to Silverstone. Half price admission as many exhibits had already gone. Wonder if we will ever find out the true...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Spectacle64
Reviewed 3 November 2018

What a collection of racing cars motorcycles and military vehicles. Sadly a lot of the cars had already been moved out to who knows where!! There was the biggest collection of Formula 1 cars here in fact they had enough Mclarens to have their own...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry D
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Great day out viewing these interesting vehicles. Wide variety of military and F1 vehicles. Really enjoyed the full displays. Was actually disappointed when it ended. Just wanted to keep going to see more and more cars. Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank reymarr2018
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Had to use our Christmas present early as they are closing their doors for good 5th Nov 18. It was a bit rushed as my son wanted to see the McLaren car but they were being loaded into the lorry as we went round. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Ollie E
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We have been before and loved this place but heard it was closing and decided to make a last visit. Sadly many of the really iconic race cars have already been moved to new homes which is sad but better they are safe with new...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Visited 22nd October. All the McLarens have gone. Other exhibits seem to be disapearing one by one as well. Three of the military pices were taken while we were there. If you want to see some Force Indias and Williams then it's still good, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank JageO1
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The word has got out regarding the closure, there were a lot more people that usual. The first couple of areas were Military vehicles which were interesting and in excellent condition. The remaining six/seven halls were just full of racing cars and associated items, F1...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Richard213
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This place is Brilliant for the young and old who love Grand Prix and Military Transportation. Plenty of room, Very easy Disable Access

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 92GaryM92
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Some classic cars of drivers of the past and present as well as some impressive military vehicles. A little sterile in atmosphere but that could be due to how few were visiting. Disappointed the cafe was closed down. We were told you can normally have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank craig e
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