|LE67 3LN||East Midlands|
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Snibston comprises an interactive museum, historic colliery railway, outside play areas and a Country Park and nature reserve, all located on the site of the former Snibston Colliery. The Snibston Discovery Museum presents Leicestershire’s industrial heritage. Aviation is represented by a Whittle jet engine and a number of Auster aircraft.
Well signposted off the A511, northwest of Leicester.
Open 10.00 am – 5.00 pm daily April to October; Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm, Saturday/Sunday & school holidays 10.00 am to 5.00 pm November to March.
See official website for details.
Toilets, Parking, Cafe, Souvenir shop, Access for the disabled.
List of Aircraft Exhibits
|Displayed I.D.||Aircraft Type||Real Identity||Condition||Status|
|G-AGOH||Auster J/1 Autocrat||G-AGOH||Complete||Displayed|
|G-AIJK||Auster J/4 Archer||G-AIJK||Complete||Stored|
|VZ728||Reid and Sigrist RS4 Desford||VZ728||Complete||Stored|
|G-AFTN||Taylorcraft Plus C2||G-AFTN||Complete||Stored|
Snibston Discovery Park, Ashby Park, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN. Tel: 01530 278444, recorded info line 01530 278444 (outside opening hours). website: Snibston