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Making it! Discovery Centre - CLOSED

Littleworth, Mansfield NG18 1AH, England
+44 1623 473297
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Great children's adventure

The centre is a hive of activities for shield rent of all ages even the adults get involved , have... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
moira p
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Not much fun

Unfortunately this place is very dated and needs some work to improve things. Lots of things were... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
jemima83
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Visit our interactive galleries to see how things are made - its all hands on - design your own soft drink, explore different materials, look into the virtual factory, can you beat the conveyor belt and fill bottles .... Advertise and sell goods .... Make a full working model of your choice and feature on the front page of the newspaper - its all at Making it! Family friendly cafe and themed shop. Patio and picnic area. PLEASE NOTE The Discovery Centre is open during Nottinghamshire School Holidays only. Please call ahead to check if open. Open 10am - 5pm (LAST ENTRY AT 3PM)
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  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
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  • Terrible11%
25 Jul 2016
“Great children's adventure”
25 Apr 2016
“Not much fun”
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Littleworth, Mansfield NG18 1AH, England
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+44 1623 473297
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

The centre is a hive of activities for shield rent of all ages even the adults get involved , have your headlines of the day on the front of the local newspaper, or make a great dragster racing car or a battery operated car Hungry...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this place is very dated and needs some work to improve things. Lots of things were damaged and didn't always work. Shame when you are paying. My son enjoyed bits of it but it just wasn't worth the visit

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

Excellent! Attended a party for my son's friend it was great kids loved it and there was a lot to do

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Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Great place, children had lots to do. Being able to take home your make it toy too is great, my boys made an aeroplane propeller and a fairground ride, which is included in the price. We also opted for the price that included food which...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2015

Really friendly customer service. We all got to make a model each and make our own newspaper front cover. Enjoyable experience for both adults and children. The kids were probably too young (4 and 6) to get the other exhibits but they certainly loved playing...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2015

We stopped off in Mansfield on route from York to London during the week before Xmas hoping to visit the Making it! Discovery Centre. Unfortunately it was closed but the café was open so we had lunch there. The café is very pleasant, with a...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2015

This cafe is pretty basic but 'does what it says on the tin' and if fine for the place it serves and the clientele who are mostly families there for a shortish period of time. Food is basic, but well prepared and reasonable value for...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2015

Had a lovely afternoon tea with a choice of tea,sandwiches, cakes etc had a lovely time and thoroughly enjoyed the food 😊

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Reviewed 5 November 2014

From my 12 and 9 yo daughters perspectives. Whilst fun and exciting it helps them understand science without realising they are learning. Lots of things to make and do. Fun day out and went with voucher £8.25 for adult and child got in free. Taken...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2014

This is a wonderful day to stretch the imagination of children and adults of all ages. I went with my son. daughter in law and my two grandchildren who were on a visit from Somerset. We all made a working battery model which we took...More

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Abbey C, Marketing Assistant at Making it! Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review our centre. We are a registered charity so your positive comments mean so much more- they will help us to attract new customers and in turn raise funds that will help to keep the centre open for...More

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