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British Lawnmower Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:30
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Probably Unique - go and take a look

If, like me, you though that a lawnmower museum could not possibly be a serious or worthwhile visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David F
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Chester, United Kingdom
Worth a Visit For Sure!

The museum has an informative audio-guided tour which lasts for about 20 minutes. A few more labels... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
ballofbullio
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Sydney, Australia
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The nation's foremost garden machinery collection, multi-award winning unique museum of over 250 restored machines. See lawnmowers of the rich & famous including Prince Charles and Princess Diana. See the fastest, the most expensive, to the 1st...more
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106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If, like me, you though that a lawnmower museum could not possibly be a serious or worthwhile visit think again! It certainly justifies the short walk from Southport town centre and the very modest £3 entry fee and you should plan to give it about...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally exceeded my expectations. As a professional Gardener, I thought it would be quite interesting, but I couldn't have imagined just how interesting this subject is. The amount of history available, and the knowledge of Brian, the chap who gets "hands on" with the mechanicals,...More

Thank rdzc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well laid out, with as expected lots of mowers and mower related paraphernalia from their invention up to the present. There is an audio description (which takes a bit of concentration to follow it, because it is over loudspeakers rather than following you) which gives...More

Thank JDavidJLiverpool
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Not very big put filled to capacity with allsorts of wonderful machines old and new. There i a video presentation to start your viit, and a lovely little gift shop. It is only small beyt very well woth a visit!

Thank philomena1955
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The museum has an informative audio-guided tour which lasts for about 20 minutes. A few more labels on the mower would help; but overall a great history of the birth of lawn mowing. I can appreciate how much effort was put into the accumulation of...More

Thank ballofbullio
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Everyone giggles and thinks how boring when we say we went here,but that's their loss. What a fantastic little hidden gem. There is an audio tour, needs a little tweaking so you know what room to be in (yes there are more than one), but...More

Thank suzymum
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was a gift for my husband from our children. We had a short stay in southport and were looking for places to visit. Brian gave us a tour of the museum, he gave us lots of information about all the different lawnmowers, didn't know...More

Thank Chrissy S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Great museum. Shame about the sercuity staff being very rude. I know they have a job to do and it was hot and busy on Sunday 1st July. But! People are not cattle! You would not even treat cattle like it. What will visitors from...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is my fifth visit and it gets better every time.Makes me feel like going home and mowing the lawn.Good for buying spares etc.

Thank patsilvercar
Reviewed 23 May 2018

What a treat, went to Southport with the family and decided to give this a try and it was so quaint and interesting. Such a lovely little place and something you can tick off your bucket list.

2  Thank laurapatters0n
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Response from Charles G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes there is parking nearby or you can park at the Amusement Park car park, about a 15 min walk away.
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