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Lancaster City Museum

Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HT, England
+44 1524 64637
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you could spend days in here

Really interesting stuff about Lancaster that most people don't know. give yourself plenty of time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian L
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Lovely museum

The museum is nice and there is lots of interesting things also is free. However the first floor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorottya D
via mobile
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“free entry” (20 reviews)
“local history” (19 reviews)
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Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HT, England
+44 1524 64637
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting stuff about Lancaster that most people don't know. give yourself plenty of time here or revisit it a few times to take it all in. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is nice and there is lots of interesting things also is free. However the first floor more like a gallery and the second floor where the really museum are there is no access for pram. ( disability access available ).

Thank Dorottya D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault the amount amount of information that is crammed into this little museum. Fantastic interactive displays for children, lots of scheduled activities and a quiz to do whilst going round, and best of all it's all free!!! Well worth a visit.

Thank EnglishRoseMummy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love bringing my children to the museum; regularly updated exhibitions with interactive elements for the children. Cute shop. Friendly staff.

Thank JamesandMichelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a typical small museum packed with bits and pieces from the area. There are exhibitions there too. Well worth a visit.

Thank Gerard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best museum of it's kind i have been too. Lots to look at and lots of interesting things to see/find out about. The local history bit is great with the displays. Excellent to say it is just for a donation, the model railway is...More

Thank Kirstieandcharles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots on military history displayed as well as an informative section on the giant munitions explosion and a detailed account of that three days to quench the fires.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Many museum skirt around certain parts of the story, but you can't accuse Lancaster of doing that. The military section is crammed with stories, exhibits, first hand witness accounts and the odd Victoria Cross. The twon section takes you on a journey from pre-history to...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Nice little museum with friendly staff giving the history of Lancaster. Some interesting exhibits and a lovely building.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were on holiday in Morcambe and had promised ourselves a visit there ,it was really good,we enjoyed it a lot.You don't know what to look at first it's so interesting.We could literely have spent all day there.There was a section on life at that...More

Thank Susan E
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