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National Gas Museum

195 Aylestone Road, Leicester LE2 7QJ, England
+44 116 250 3190
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A grand day out

What a fantastic experience. Whether you are a serious gas historian or you just grew up with gas... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Pete W
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I love this place of history in an amazing old building.

Not just a place to see a few old gas cookers, but a fascinating place to be transported back in... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
DerbyPhilip
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Derby, United Kingdom
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195 Aylestone Road, Leicester LE2 7QJ, England
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic experience. Whether you are a serious gas historian or you just grew up with gas in your home, there is plenty here for all 😎. Peter.

1  Thank Pete W
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Not just a place to see a few old gas cookers, but a fascinating place to be transported back in time when things were really made to last, and there was plenty of choice of things to buy for the 40s, 50s and 60s home....More

1  Thank DerbyPhilip
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Easy parking, free entry, a fascinating museum where you can get up close to the exhibits. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Much better than the expensive, boring Space Center, full of screaming kids. A hidden gem, give it a go...More

1  Thank Fatman-Northampton
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Full of interest and nostalgia, and friendly, helpful staff. Also, it's free, and so is parking. It is a little difficult to find, and there are no refreshments.

Thank marksgoff
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We spent a lot longer here than we thought we would. This is a gem of a museum with something for all ages. There was biscuit baking for kids when we went, and a great amount to look at. So much oooo and ahhhhing at...More

1  Thank Family_Simons
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I thought id have a visit to Leicester's Gas museum today. It's about 45 minutes away from Derby.. When I arrived I found the museum had a little car park area reserved just for Museum visits.I thought the building, built in 1870 very interesting to...More

5  Thank DerbyPhilip
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Wonderful little museum on the Aylestone Road about a mile from town. Free entry but a donation box is provided. It shows a fantastic story about the introduction of gas with many old gas stoves on display.I remember the 1950s...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We arranged a tour and we were shown quite a large number of old appliances. We had a quiz during the tour. Great experience

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 31 August 2016

A super little museum based in an old part of the original gasworks in Leicester. It has the best collection in Britain and taking a tour is a must. Lots to see upstairs and down. Brings back a lot of memories of grandma's kitchen! Well...More

1  Thank P P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

having visited the gas museum on aylestone road Leicester, we where transported back into time. a very rewarding insight into the world of all things gas. do go and you will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank brian228
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