Stockwood Museum
Stockwood Museum
This award-winning museum is set beside Stockwood Country Park in Luton. The museum covers 9 centuries of garden history, plus displays on rural life and crafts in Bedfordshire. There are regular craft demonstrations, and a special sculpture garden showcasing the work of Hamilton Finlay, internationally famous sculptor.
The Mossman Collection of horse-drawn vehicles is the largest display of its kind in the UK. Exhibits trace the story of transport before the advent of the motor car, and there is also a section devoted to modern vehicles such as A Luton tram and vintage cars. Visitors can even go for rides in collection vehicles.

About Stockwood Discovery Centre
Address: London Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, LU1 4LX
Attraction Type: Museum
Location: 2 miles S of town centre, near junction 10 of the M1
Website: Stockwood Discovery Centre
Phone: 01582 54 86 00
Location map
OS: TL088195
Photo Credit: Richard Thomas, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence


Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Luton, St Mary's Church - 1.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wardown Park Museum - 2.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Luton Hoo Walled Garden - 2.3 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Dunstable Priory - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Dunstable Downs and Whipsnade Estate - 4.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Whipsnade Tree Cathedral - 4.9 miles (Cathedral) Heritage Rating

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - 5.1 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Chalgrave Castle - 6.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Nearest Accommodation to Stockwood Discovery Centre:

Self Catering   -   B&Bs/Guesthouses   -   Hotels

Nearest Self Catering Cottages

  More self catering near Stockwood Discovery Centre

Show self catering cottages near Stockwood Discovery Centre

Nearest Hotels

    More Hotels near Stockwood Discovery Centre

Show bed and breakfasts near Stockwood Discovery Centre

Nearest Bed and Breakfasts

  More bed and breakfasts near Stockwood Discovery Centre

    Nearest Tourist Information Centre ('as the crow flies')

Tourist Information Centre
Priory House
33 High Street South
Tel: 01582 891420
Fax: 01582 891425
Closed Sundays