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Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey High Street, Lacock SN15 2LG, England
+44 1249 730459
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Something Worth Seeing

After the disappoint of the Abbey this attraction was well worth the time spent going round it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter M
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Very Interesting

The Museum keeps your interest through out and is user friendly with a disabled lift. I took us 2... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
idcarmichael
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Bristol UK
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Lacock Abbey High Street, Lacock SN15 2LG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the disappoint of the Abbey this attraction was well worth the time spent going round it twice to take it all in

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Museum keeps your interest through out and is user friendly with a disabled lift. I took us 2 hours to complete, and we learnt quite a bit

Thank idcarmichael
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We always bring friends and relatives here as its so beautiful location, very characteristic and full of character.. my friend was in love with everything. Nice to spend a day with kids..

Thank mariapiadellicarri
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is an interesting place to visit with helpful guides and lovely grounds. Often used for filming regrettably we were unable to visit the cloisters but the house was a good place to see how photography developed. Good pub in the village with reasonably priced...More

Thank SHARONANDJEZ
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Have always wanted to visit Lacock Abbey,as I have for many years had a keen interest in the 'art', / 'science of producing pictures, having had several darkrooms and sometimes lamented the passing of the film age although I now enjoy the the ease and...More

Thank caveman2016
Reviewed 24 September 2017

After visiting the abbey it is worth visiting the Fox Talbot Museum which is adjacent to the exit from Lacock Abbey. There is an exhibition of old cameras which will bring back memories from years gone by. It also explains how photographic paper was made,...More

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you are interested in how photography began, then this is the place for you. It is not a large display but it is comprehensive.

Thank andrewlgc
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited this museum along with the adjacent property as part of a coach tour. I am not a photographer and so my interest was limited. My husband however was enthralled with the cameras on display. I feel that some development is needed to appeal...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a wet Sunday. Explored the photography exhibition upstairs and although we have been before it still a great place to see the history of pre digital photography.

Thank samjed
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Interesting place to visit on a wet afternoon we stayed for a good hour before we went into abbey and gardens

Thank tangmere1949
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