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Snibston Discovery Museum to close

Leicestershire County Council has confirmed Snibston Discovery Museum will close as part of ongoing cut backs.

The attraction has annual running costs of £900,000 Credit: ITV News Central

The local authority needs to save £120 million over the next year.

The Science and Technology attraction has annual running costs of £900,000.

A smaller mining museum is planned to replace Snibston, which would save the council £0.5 million a year.

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