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June 23rd, 2009 21 comments

Dapol Doctor Who Exhibition

BBC Doctor Who Experience and Exhibition

For many years Dapol played host to the BBC Doctor Who Experience, a permanent exhibition based next to the Dapol factory at Lower Dee, llangollen.

On display were many costumes, monsters and exhibits from the shows History and many special events were held there.You were greeted at the enterance by A Dalek and The Tardis.

Sadly, this unique and quite superb exhibition closed in 2003 after Dapols licence expired and was not renewed.


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  • Commander Strax

    November 12th, 2011 - 4:41pm

    Booboo,did you vist?

    • booboo

      November 12th, 2011 - 5:03pm

      yes they are my pictures

  • FloPro

    October 23rd, 2011 - 5:23pm

    I went here many times over the years, it was a great place not just Doctor Who, it showed the making of the Dapol figures and had many train sets there going around in a glass cabinet. I went there just after it had closed, it was being turned into some sort of block of flats, such a waste. I went to the Blackpool one the next year, it just wasn’t the same and now they have got rid of half of the exhibition at auction. If the Dapol Exhibition had stayed maybe for another years then the new Doctor Who would of been made and it would of stayed.

  • CatManWho

    October 16th, 2011 - 5:10pm

    The Dapol Doctor Who Exhibition was very good and well worth a long journey there. The shop was good also. I would have loved to visited the mould shop but it was closed that day. What struck me about this exhibition was the strong smell of the materials used to make those magnificent monsters. It is great that we had the Brighton and Cardiff exhibitions and currently the London one, but I was particularly saddened by the Dapol loss; it was part of Doctor Who history as was the Longleat exhibition and shop. Great losses, both of them.

  • The Last Centurion

    October 15th, 2011 - 8:05pm

    In went there when is was 3 lol

  • Doctor Who DVD Collector

    August 13th, 2011 - 6:51pm

    It’s a good that there is a DW Experiance in London now.

  • bleazy

    February 16th, 2011 - 1:42pm

    Some good comments to read through also at the Doctor Who Blackpool blog website which can be googled! (it is not a commercial site)

  • the trail of a time lord to the 6th doctor

    January 12th, 2011 - 3:47pm

    i want to go now

  • the doctors hand

    January 6th, 2011 - 8:13pm

    it looks briliant i want to go shame it moved

  • Cyber-Pandorica-Guard-VS-Amy Pond

    January 5th, 2011 - 3:58pm

    I really enjoyed Blackpool museum because i really wanted to return to get the dapol tardis with 7th doctor.

  • doctorwhoforever

    December 6th, 2010 - 8:15pm

    Everyone was mentioning Blackpool, I have travled the world (litteraly) but I have not been to Blackpool. Shame because I always here of great Doctor Who exhibitions. I may have gone to that if it was open now but only if it was free and in Kent. If it was about the new series I wouldn’t care if it was at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean (the largest in the world, not the Atlantic.) I didn’t like Doctor Who in 2003 but I have to admit. In the words of the ninth doctor (Christopher Eccleson.) FANTASTIC!
    Prefer GERONIMO!

  • superdalek

    November 26th, 2010 - 4:27pm

    🙁 Oh I wish I could’ve gone!

  • GeronimoDoctorWhofigure collection

    October 2nd, 2010 - 2:45pm

    i went to it in bpool when i was 5 i was scred i would go back if it wass still open though

  • ellie

    June 15th, 2010 - 7:56pm

    i used to go to this all the time when i was younger but didnt fully understand it and was slighlty scared of it all. if it was open now it would have been very popular

  • Sontar 7

    May 28th, 2010 - 7:01pm

    I never made it to the Blackpool one though I was planning a trip sometime.

  • dalekship 101

    May 28th, 2010 - 6:35pm

    the blackpool museum was an amazing experience and it was a shame it has to close 😥

  • ?

    December 22nd, 2009 - 3:55pm

    Well even Blackpool’s shut now

  • Stewart

    August 8th, 2009 - 4:44pm

    Looks like this was a great exhibition, shame i never got there

  • ryan

    June 28th, 2009 - 2:18pm

    All the exhibits have gone to the doctor who exhibition in blackpool!

  • The 7th Doctor

    June 23rd, 2009 - 12:52pm

    Good grief,thats awesome where are all these exhibits now?

  • Torchwood Hub

    June 23rd, 2009 - 10:45am

    Wow, i had now idea there was such a fab exhibition. what a shame it had to close.


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