Discover plenty for the family to make at half term

Making It discovery centre
Making It discovery centre

‘Making it!’ Discovery Centre has opened its doors to the public from yesterday, February 17 to 28.

There’s a whole host of fun things to see, do and make for all the family at the Mansfield-based attraction in Nottinghamshire.

Making It Discovery Centre

Making It Discovery Centre

The centre, established in 1998 as part of the Making It Industrial Heritage Trust Ltd, is an independent charity that aims to provide a fun and engaging place for visitors young and old.

It is a completely ‘hands-on’ environment, with a vast array of high-tech activities that teach children how everyday products are invented, manufactured and sold.

Families also get to make their own working models to take home.

The centre will be open until February 28 from 10am to 5pm for access to the Interactive Galleries, Brewhouse Café and ‘Making it!’ gift shop.

There are also some exciting workshops for children that can be booked in advance, by visiting makingitdiscoverycentre.co.uk or calling 01623 473 200.