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Lancaster City Museum

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Address: Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HT, England
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+44 1524 64637
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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right in the middle of the town, its a must to visit, local history blended with history from further a field, helpful staff and wheelchair friendly, we was on a flying visit so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

right in the middle of the town, its a must to visit, local history blended with history from further a field, helpful staff and wheelchair friendly, we was on a flying visit so was all a tad rushed, but will return to spend more time there, free entry upon visit was welcoming, donations are greatly appreciated, a little gem

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally got the eebie geebies when i was in here as the photo exhibition told you a lot of things that went on in the building! Never been in the Town Hall before but it is a beautifil old building!

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Thank Joanne D
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good museum also free my son is into military history this was right home Street in town center as well great artifacts and well presented and helpful staff right on our doorstep what a gem

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is wonderful to have a small, but lively museum in the centre of Lancaster! Easy to access and friendly.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic local history archive. Very educational. I spent a few hours looking round. Central location in city makes it easily accessible.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't believe I haven't been here before. Enjoyed the local exhibition but would have liked to see more information. Permanent display good and informative and easy to follow through. Staff pleasant and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to see the free photographic exhibition by Nick Dagger - Left Behind; Capturing the Moor Hospital. A fascinating visual record of this hospital displayed in two rooms and well worth a visit. What we hadn't realised was how much more there was to see here, so unfortunately we didn't have time to see everything but what we did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gem in Lancaster and definitely worth a visit when at town centre. Interesting exhibits and the building is worth a visit in itself.

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west yorkshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An exhibition about the old psychiatric hospital is very interesting. 3 floors of history in the middle of town for free go along and have a browse.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in city centre and well connected by buses. Contains interesting artefacts and worth a visit for understanding local history

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