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Stockwood Discovery Centre

Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 4LX


Address: Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 4LX
Phone Number: 01582 548 600
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Stockwood Discovery Centre is a museum and gardens located in the stables and gardens that once belonged to Stockwood house which no longer exists.

The gardens feature a selection of themed gardens including the Improvement garden displaying the work of artist Ian Hamilton Finlay, a selection of period gardens including an Elizabethan knot garden, a Dig for Victory garden, a 17th century Italian garden, a 17th Century Dutch garden and a Victorian garden. There is also a sensory garden and World gardens and green houses which include Asian and European gardens.

The stable block contains the Discovery Hall galleries featuring a number of exhibits such as a local history gallery with displays and information about the changes and events in the region through from prehistoric times to the 20th century and The Mossman collection, a collection of horse-drawn vehicles and carriages. There is also a children's playground.

  • Free entry but donations are welcomed.
  • Free car parking. Gift shop.
  • The Garden Cafe serving light lunches and carvery on Sundays.

Opening Times:

  • 4th November to 5th April: Open daily, 10am - 4pm
  • 6th April to 31st October: Open daily, 10am - 5pm

Ticket Prices:

  • Visit to the museum is free. Although they would gratefully receive a donation.

Prices and opening hours correct as at April 2020.

Before you start your journey to Stockwood Discovery Centre for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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