Robin Hood Airport
is located just 9.5 Km from Doncaster. There are three bus services, leaving every 30 minutes, linking the airport to Doncaster (operated by Wilfreda Beehive, Stagecoach and First Group). The bus stops are outside the terminal entrance. A bus to Doncaster will take approx. 25 minutes and costs £2.50 one way/£3.50 return. See www.robinhoodairport.com
for more information. There is a taxi rank outside the terminal. A taxi to Doncaster will take approx. 15 minutes and cost approx. £14.
MAGNA, RotherhamMagna, the UK's 1st science adventure centre is set in the Templeborough steelworks in Rotherham. Set in this cavernous space, there are 4 pavilions where you can explore the elements, earth, air, fire and water and have fun firing giant water canon, launch rockets, board an airship or spin in a gyroscopic chair. You can't avoid the fun, see lightening bolts, fiery tornadoes, explode rock faces and work real JCBs! The original steelworks truly provides a dramatic backdrop for the ultimate interactive experience. There are also 3 very different shows to see.
Royal Armouries, LeedsThrough the spectacular displays, live interpretations, unique handling collections, jousting tournaments and thousands of breathtaking exhibitions from one of the world's most famous collections of arms and armour. You can experience more than 3,000 years of history covered by over 8,000 spectacular exhibits in stunning surroundings. Regular programme of special events and exhibitions. Riding and falconry displays outside if weather permits.
Millennium Galleries & Graves Art GalleryWith 4 different galleries under 1 roof, the Millennium Galleries has something for everyone. Enjoy new blockbuster exhibitions drawn from the collections of Britain's national galleries and musesums, including the victoria and Albert Museum and Tate. See the best of contemporary craft and design in a range of exhibitions by established and up and coming makers. Be dazzled by Sheffield's magnificent and internationally important collection of decorative and domestic metalwork and silverware. Discover the Ruskin Gallery with its wonderful array of treasures. At the Graves Art Gallery you can see Sheffield's outstanding collection of British and European Modern Art, including works by famous artists such as Matisse, Picasso and Cezanne, together with a range of first-class touring exhibitions, chosen to complement the permanent displays.
National Railway Museum, YorkExplore the three giant halls for a complete family experience packed full of incredible trains and interactive fun. With true railway legends such as the huge Chinese Locomotive and the fastest steam locomotive Mallard, this is your chance to see the really big names in trains. The National Railway Museum is also now the home to Flying Scotsman and you can experience the power and passion of main line steam by taking a seat on one of the special Flying Scotsman trains this summer.
National Museum of Photography, Film & TelevisionTake a voyage of discovery at the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television. Explore the 10 free interactive galleries where you can ride on a magic carpet, read the news or look back at you TV favourites from yesteryear. Don't forget to take in an IMAX film on a screen so huge that you actually feel like you're part of the action. Insight: The Research Centre, opens up the treasures of the museum's collection like never before. Exhibitions, tours and talks allow visitors to discover some of the wonderful artefacts.
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