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Doctor Who Experience – Review/Pictures

Doctor Who Experience – Review/Pictures

As we all know today saw the first of 3 Doctor Who Experience preview days before the official opening on Sunday 20th February.

Tickets for the show are on sale now through and watch out soon for a dedicated merchandise shop. You can also keep up to date via the Doctor Who Experience Twitter page.

The first thing to say is that we are not going to spoil anything of the experience itself here that isn’t already known – needless to say the less you know about it the more you will enjoy it! Its terrific fun, has a great ending and a few scares and surprises along the way. Its common knowledge that you spend a while in the 11th Doctors Tardis – worth most of the entrance fee alone. Photography is not allowed in the experience itself – understandable as it needs to be seen, heard and felt first hand and unspoilt.

Once you have finished your “your trip of a lifetime” you are greeted by an astonishing array of Monsters and villains from the Classic and new series. Photography is unrestricted here and below is a very extensive gallery of what’s on show but again don’t view this if you don’t want to know what’s there. The dedication and effort to bring such a collection together cannot be understated.

As any one who has been today will surely tell you its a credit to all involved and not to be missed and if you cant get to London then its in Cardiff next year.


There is an on-site shop which has a wide selection of merchandise although it was disappointing that an entire wall dedicated to the shows “exclusive” merchandise was empty with just a coming soon slogan.

We can also confirm that the advertised Wifi works successfully giving you a whole load of extra information relating to the monsters and aliens at the Doctor Who Experience.

Doctor Who Experience smartphones Wi-fi



  • george

    May 1st, 2013 - 5:42pm


  • Charlie Barber

    July 23rd, 2012 - 4:02pm

    Do the monsters move and come at you like the cyber men?

    • Charlie Barber

      August 4th, 2012 - 2:22pm

      never mind ino now..

  • Peri

    January 21st, 2012 - 11:21pm

    I’m going to this one 13th Feb and was just wondering how much are the jumpers and t-shirts? xx

  • mels

    October 28th, 2011 - 9:11pm

    Went to this on Monday. It was an enjoyable (if expensive after train etc) day out for half-term but felt slightly cheated that we were rushed through the actual ‘experience’. Don’t want to spoil for others who haven’t been yet, but there was one section I’d heard about and was looking forward to where staff members were actually shouting at us to hurry up even though at no point had we actually stopped moving, we were just trying to take in the scenery a bit!
    Here’s a tip though, in the shop they are selling a wardrobe-type cloth tardis for £69.99. It is exactly the same one my daughter has in her bedroom, £44.99 from Argos!

  • Dalek Eternal

    August 9th, 2011 - 8:07pm

    Are their any old series figures?
    Like the 9th dr?

    • timelord22

      August 31st, 2011 - 11:20am

      not when i went, but i’ll check as i;m going back on 4th september

  • the flaw games

    August 9th, 2011 - 9:06am

    My mum said me and my dad could go on the 20th whilst my mum and sister go to the wizard of oz

    is anyone else going on the 20th august, i’d like to meet someone of this site

  • drwhofan2000

    August 6th, 2011 - 5:08pm

    how many amelia figures are left im going on 14th i realy want one

    • The Spaceman

      August 6th, 2011 - 5:47pm

      I’m going on the 14th to 🙂

  • ilikedrwho

    April 13th, 2011 - 3:36pm

    the experience was really cool, and the effects were brill!

  • bailey

    March 17th, 2011 - 2:11pm


  • Melina

    February 28th, 2011 - 11:06pm

    One more thing:
    “and watch out soon for a dedicated merchandise shop.”
    Does that mean an online store in definite? I too am disappointed at the empty “exclusives” wall 🙁

    • booboo

      March 1st, 2011 - 8:10am

      Does that mean an online store in definite?

      It was supposed to be but there is no sign of it at the moment, we left about 3.30 and they only had 4 or 5 Roman Autons left, i gather its much better stocked now

  • Melina

    February 28th, 2011 - 10:58pm

    Booboo, as i believe, i went to the DWE an hour before you. They were full of Pandorica action figures (i got original release Amy, i reckon she’ll be rare!).
    Mind you, i did see a man piling the figures like there’s no tomorrow!

    • dennis

      December 23rd, 2013 - 11:02am

      degtnnis hjuiik

  • Space fish

    February 28th, 2011 - 5:31pm

    Went todya!! It’s brill. I got my pandprica green screen type thinginy mebob as my wallpaper. In the shop I got my first pandigram dalek (drone). I was mechanical in the TARDIS Interior!!! I felt speacical when the recording of matt smith gave me instuckisions. LOLS on ‘raidiation googles’

  • The Doctor Who Times

    February 28th, 2011 - 8:12am

    Can you go inside the Pandorica Boo Boo?

    • booboo

      February 28th, 2011 - 8:59am

      Can you go inside the Pandorica
      Not the one in the pictures but there is a chair in front of a green screen where you have your picture done

  • Anonymous

    February 27th, 2011 - 8:20am

    went yesterday!
    it was so cool wearing those glasses and a weeping angel went really close to you!
    All of the exhibits were fab!

  • Androvax

    February 26th, 2011 - 1:30pm

    Went yesterday and it was very good even though The Hoix was temporarily away to be fixed which was a shame, but is was still very good and worth every penny!

  • doctor 24/7

    February 25th, 2011 - 6:07pm

    i was there to today and for the the people who have not been there it is bril!!!!!! p.s. do not bring a chicken

  • crazy guy

    February 25th, 2011 - 6:02pm

    this looks great cant wait to go im going tomorrow (26satadayfebuary2011)

  • doctor who fan

    February 22nd, 2011 - 11:25am

    went sunday amazing

  • the doctor who 11

    February 21st, 2011 - 7:51pm

    i am gowing ther in the holdays (not the one now)

  • Thomas davis

    February 21st, 2011 - 4:07pm

    I CANT WAIT TILL I GO TO THE EXPIRENCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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