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British Lawnmower Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:30
Open today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Unusual but interesting

I had seen the brown tourist signs many times going into Southport and I always said I will have to... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
T3283APmarkk
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Quirky and Interesting museum.

I'd read about this museum on the Internet and it sounded.... different. So I thought I'd take a... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Andrew N
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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 11 July 2017 via mobile

It's a shop with a couple of old lawnmowers a day posters. If you not going her for the purpose of buying gifts something from the hardware store it's connected to do the bother.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jpd901
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum one Saturday morning as there was no play at the nearby cricket due to rain. It is located in Shakespeare Street and is around a 15 minute walk from Southport station. Whilst I have no particular in either lawnmowers or gardening,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

went to this place on recommendation from a friend and was pleasantly surprised, Tucked away within a lawnmower shop was a surprise. Entry was via a turnstile leading into the first room of old lawn mower exhibits the tour included a taped commentary on lawnmowers...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I had seen the brown tourist signs many times going into Southport and I always said I will have to pay a visit to that museum! So today I finally made that visit, two floors of Lawnmowers, celebrity's Lawnmowers, Lawnmower racing I could go on!!...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank T3283APmarkk
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Interesting and unusual museum. This place is well worth a visit if you're on holiday in Southport, you've got to definitely go and see this place. It's Not far from the town centre. Great attraction. Learn the history about the lawnmower. I couldn't believe that...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Juliet L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic day. We visited as part of our 2 week annual holiday to southport, and may I say myself, my boy and in particular my wife couldn't get enough. We got lots of of photos of various lawnmower, and my wife couldn't believe...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Paul-Tilly
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I'd read about this museum on the Internet and it sounded.... different. So I thought I'd take a look. The museum itself is slightly outside the town centre, about a 15-minute walk from the rail station. However, there is also a bus stop outside the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 25 November 2016

As it happens I hate golf and the day we went to the lawnmower museum Southport was bathed in glorious winter sunshine but we went anyway and I can't agree less with Janet S who believes it is only for people who are already obsessed...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mike058
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We came across a leaflet for the Lawnmower Museum while were visiting Southport. The site is off the main road but well signed posted. We had a very enjoyable visit. Didn't know there were so many types of lawnmowers. Some had been donated by celebrities,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Noreen E
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Forget all the anorak jokes. This has got to be one of the quirkiest and nest attractions. The recorded commentary for upstairs rooms in very good and the displays are hugely informative . The guys in the shop said that there will be a new...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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dianelesley
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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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