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British Lawnmower Museum

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106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England
+44 1704 501336
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Quaint

£3 entry for adults and some steep narrow stairs to negotiate. A recorded guide is played over the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
scotsjimbo
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Interesting look into our social history.

I thought the museum was really interesting, despite not being an enthusiast. The collection is... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Emma L
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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 robots, extensive archive, audio & guided tours, lawnmower restorations. A tribute to the garden machine industry over the last 200 years. Don't let the grass grow under your feet - its mower interesting at the British Lawnmower Museum.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

£3 entry for adults and some steep narrow stairs to negotiate. A recorded guide is played over the tannoy and tells you when to move between rooms. It lasts about 30 minutes. Quite humerous at times. I came away having learned something new.

Thank scotsjimbo
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I thought the museum was really interesting, despite not being an enthusiast. The collection is extensive and varied and provides a glance at how life has changed. I especially liked the children’s mowers (not toys) but really so children could cut the grass and all...More

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Only went because I garden for a living, but really enjoyed the audio tour with tongue in cheek commentary. See the last hangmans personal lawnmower, and other celeb donations!

Thank mick d
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Friendly and very helpful staff. Good audio commentary to assist the tour. Many, many interesting machines with interesting histories. Also enjoyed viewing the display cabinets which contained numerous lawnmower memorabilia and vintage toy lawnmowers. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank RWBPMB
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Probably the only lawn mower measeum in the world this place is unique spread over about five rooms show a wide range lawn mower it does it best to make the subject interesting historic mower celeb mower etc of course it only good if you...More

Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Was delighted to find this little jewel nestled in the heart of this sleepy seaside town. My partner and I, along with here three younger siblings Devlin (8), Chardonnay (6),and Ebony-Jade (3) were ushered in by the friendly greeting staff. Once inside I was delighted...More

1  Thank Jimmy J
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Tucked away on Shakespeare St this place is a revelation! Very knowledgeable guide who can tell you about any of the machines (and there are lots of them).There's even a racing lawnmower that you can sit on, and for children, he'll demonstrate how a combustion...More

Thank 536valj
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Strolled up to the lawnmower museum today not really knowing what to expect! It really is worth visiting it's a quirky but very English thing mowing lawns and this museum thanks to its foresight has saved a marvellous cross section of lawnmowing history represented by...More

Thank Pomfretian888
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The people at the desk were friendly, however everything else was just a yawn fest! The grass cutting tunes which were played upon entrance weren't exactly the ones to cut shapes to either. More like cringeworthy. However, I liked Paul O'Grady's donation. The leopard print...More

1  Thank KatrinaMarieBaxter
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.

Thank JP D
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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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