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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Secret Hills Exhibition at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

The perfect place to start your exploration of the Shropshire Hills, the Secret Hills exhibition dips into the stories of the area and gives you endless ideas for other places to visit and things to go and see.

With plenty to interest the adults, we have something for everyone and to entertain the children during your visit, we’ll challenge them to become landscape detectives, with our Timeline Trail. By the end of your visit, when you head out into the hills, you will be inspired to spot some of their stories for yourself.

The centrepiece of the exhibition means you can take off with our film panorama: an innovative, cutting-edge movie presentation. It has been filmed using a high-definition, digital, four camera rig, fixed to a hot air balloon. This creates an extraordinary panoramic view of the Shropshire Hills, projected onto a 180-degree curved screen with surround sound, giving you the illusion of actually drifting across the landscape.

The following charges apply to the exhibition only (you can visit the rest of the centre for free):

  • Adult £3.50
  • Senior/Student £3.25
  • Child £3
  • Under 5s Free
  • Family ticket £10 (A family ticket entitles up to two adults and three children to entrance to the exhibition)

If you are accompanying a disabled person as their carer entrance to the exhibition is free.

If you are bringing a school party of ten or more please follow the link to Educational Visits.

If you are bringing a group of ten or more please follow the link to Group Visits.

When you visit the Secret Hills exhibition, you will be offered Tusker’s Timeline trail, where children can become landscape detectives! 

The exhibition is open 7 days a week from 10am. Last admission is 4.00pm.


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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795