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Stockwood Discovery Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A hidden gem on the edge of Luton

We went here on a very hot day so arrived quite early. The boys loved the museum which had plenty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane S
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Brilliant Hidden Gem

This is a fantastic hidden gem with lots to see and do including the discovery centre and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anne-Marie F
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“play area”(66 reviews)
“horse drawn”(22 reviews)
“lego exhibition”(16 reviews)
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London Road, Luton LU1 4LX, England
+44 1582 548600
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 August 2011

This collection is not on most people's tourist map and is therefore rarely too busy. It's situated in Luton's Stockwood Park. There's free parking and no entrance fee. The collection is housed in it's own building and covers over 50 years of horse-drawn vehicles collected...More

5  Thank Somuchtosee01
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Overall, the area is very tranquil and beautiful. Loads of activities to do within the gardens and educational areas for the kids to learn and play. However, when it comes to eating lunch or getting a snack there using their cafe. It also takes a...More

5  Thank Elliot T
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All reviews play area horse drawn lego exhibition all ages carriage collection old cars transport museum free entry flight path nice cafe local history great museum gardens are lovely few hours couple of hours worth a visit lovely place
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here on a very hot day so arrived quite early. The boys loved the museum which had plenty of interest and also enjoyed exploring the grounds the stables and the play area. All this is free.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic hidden gem with lots to see and do including the discovery centre and beautiful gardens.

Thank Anne-Marie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my granddaughters favourite place. Each season has something to offer one. The gardens are beautifully kept. The chickens are lovely and you can feed them with the grass that is around. The playground is really good for little ones and older children. There...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stock wood park is a lovely park we are lucky in Luton we have nice parks and the council keep them in excellent condition

Thank kizzy f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend suggested we visit Stockwood while we were staying overnight in Luton and we went expecting to only spend an hour or so there. In reality we were there almost 3 hours and if it had been a better day we could have stayed...More

Thank LichfieldBoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Stockwood and it's a great go-to place to spend a couple of hours in decent weather without spending a fortune. Love that it's free to get in and the kids can enjoy the play area, exploring all the different sections, run around the...More

Thank Chichigana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never heard of this place before but we had a couple of hours to kill and found this on trip advisor. Interesting gardens, fascinating collection of old road carriages, informative section on pre historic and historic Luton. Cafe was fine for what we wanted. Free...More

2  Thank Roger P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely place never ceases to amaze me! Find something new to see every time we go. On the flight path too so get to see planes going overhead :) Love it!

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live less then half an hour away but had never heard of Stockwood. I feel I have made a discovery myself. Very friendly staff, lots of open space and park, beautiful gardens, museum with loads of carriages and more, a good cafe and plenty...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting my son and as it was a rainy day we visited the Discovery Centre. It was small but interesting I am in a wheelchair and it was mostly accessible. We had lunch in the Garden cafe, I had a slight issue with...More

Thank Dee B
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Gavin S
28 June 2018|
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Response from LutonCulture | Property representative |
Hi, Yes they do. Thanks
Ilze R
11 March 2018|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Most probably, bus to Marsh Farm or Barton le Clay will probably drive down Stockingstone Hill and there are stops near lights at junction with Old Bedford Road. From there it is a 2 minute walk. Bus journey probably 15... More
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.