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Long Shop Museum

Main Street, Leiston IP16 4ES, England
+44 1728 832189
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Great place to visit

Well Worth a visit, hopefully they will get the lottery funding to have a cafe too at some point... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mr and Mrs L
via mobile
Industrial archeology

How enterprising and entrepreneurial the victorians were. It seems if you wanted it Garrets would... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leyburn, United Kingdom
via mobile
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3 weeks ago
“Great place to visit ”
4 weeks ago
“Industrial archeology”
Main Street, Leiston IP16 4ES, England
+44 1728 832189
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well Worth a visit, hopefully they will get the lottery funding to have a cafe too at some point. Very friendly

Thank Mr and Mrs L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How enterprising and entrepreneurial the victorians were. It seems if you wanted it Garrets would make it. A fascination trip through manufacturing heritage of GB! To be recommended staff in costume knowledgeable and friendly

Thank dgpointon41
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited this interesting attraction with the Skoda East car club.We were greeted with a cup of tea and a short talk on the history of the place.We were then shown round the museum and the displays were bright and clean and the information boards easy...More

Thank Tonyholland233
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Interactive museum of industrial life . Working steam engines, historical board room and all the aspects of the Garrett family

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Took my brother and Grandson to the final Steam Up of the year. The place was buzzing, a Steam roller as I remember in action and a ride on the Tank Engine footplate rounded of a really enjoyable afternoon. The unpaid helpers could not have...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This museum inspired me to research more about the Garrett family and how they ran the business for over 150 years developing a wide range of products from farm equipment to trolley busses and even building aircraft

Thank Philip A
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Lots if interesting exhibits and information about the Garrett family history and their varied achievements. Liked looking round the stalls, loved the alpacas and donkey. The whole town seemed to be there committing themselves to the event with late opening shops and cafes, dedicated volunteers,...More

Thank AliH8691
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I was pleased to hear recently that the Long Shop Museum had been awarded funding to improve this attraction. This museum on the face of it could be deemed fairly boring to those who are not particularly interested in its subject matter. However underneath all...More

Thank veebee54
Reviewed 13 October 2016

OK so there is factory that built lovely steam engines but the lady in the shop told us about the Garret of the steam engines is the Garret of Elizabeth Garret Anderson -the first English woman Doctor of the 19th Century-and other women in the...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

we came before all the vehicles had been returned after the Harvest Past festival / event, but it was still very interesting

Thank Bryony M
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Are there any catering facilities
23 May 2016|
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Response from Shoreleaf | Reviewed this property |
Has a modern cafeteria offering a range of food and drink.m