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The Puzzling Place

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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Worth a visit

Definitely worth a visit and well behaved dogs are welcome which is a bonus. The puzzling place is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MariaH7210
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Takes care of an hour

I went not knowing what to expect really, but if you want to kill an hour or so which me and my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
notawaythatmuch
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A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures, as well as the hologram...more
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9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
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All reviews anti gravity rainy day great fun mind boggling optical illusion ames room gravity room mind bending all ages worth a visit gift shop kids and adults a lot of fun great little place couple of hours photo opportunities entry fee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit and well behaved dogs are welcome which is a bonus. The puzzling place is a very cleaver idea definitely older kids would really enjoy it especially the optical illusion exhibits. The entry cost was £3.75 each and it takes about 45...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went not knowing what to expect really, but if you want to kill an hour or so which me and my family did is an interesting and fun place to go. Nice little weird science going on which can give you a few interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank notawaythatmuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a rainy day in Keswick, it isn’t very big but they have some fab stuff that will really get the brain going. My 3 yr old loved it as did we. Only £3.75 for an adult, under 5s free. Definitely worth a visit,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend a rainy morning. Really interesting and confusing optical illusions. I now can't believe what my eyes are telling me.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the entrance fee. Very entertaining and mind boggling at times. The puzzles in the shop could keep you occupied for hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to stumble past this place. Ended up having a great time. It's not completely obvious where it is from the main street, just down an alleyway opposite Oxfam. We'll worth a visit. We ended up staying for an hour and a half

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Decided to give this a try as in area, thought it might not be the best as going as a couple with no kids however we were pleasantly surprised. The illusions are good, the anti-gravity room was well done and really baffled the senses. Some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Saw the pamphlet and decided to go. Wow. Very cheap to have an enjoyable hour or so being completely baffled by everything we saw. Very entertaining.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda F
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We had a rain-filled day (not unusual I know) in the Lakes, so decided to head into Keswick and this place was excellent. Only small, but also only £11.75 for a family of 4 to enter, with many interesting and interactive visual illusions for kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We did this after seeing reviews, husband thought it was just for kids but we had such a laugh - so many people have asked me where this is after seeing my photos. It is only £3.75 per adult and for an hour doing something...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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52kag1993
5 September 2018|
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Response from A1M2G | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with answer above. There is a staircase to entrance. Might also be tricky to move a large pram around. I would contact them pre visit.
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mizzaball
22 February 2018|
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Response from A1M2G | Reviewed this property |
Yes good fun for adults too.
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Sc0tspine
9 January 2018|
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Response from ElAlastair | Reviewed this property |
We paid £3.75 per adult. Not sure on opening times but I think it was something like 10-4/5 in Winter.
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