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British Lawnmower Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:30
Open today: 09:00 - 17:30
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Worth a Visit For Sure!

The museum has an informative audio-guided tour which lasts for about 20 minutes. A few more labels... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
Best Lawnmower Museum I have ever been to

This is my fifth visit and it gets better every time.Makes me feel like going home and mowing the... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Woodford,Essex, England
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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...more
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106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England
+44 1704 501336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very big put filled to capacity with allsorts of wonderful machines old and new. There i a video presentation to start your viit, and a lovely little gift shop. It is only small beyt very well woth a visit!

Thank philomena1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has an informative audio-guided tour which lasts for about 20 minutes. A few more labels on the mower would help; but overall a great history of the birth of lawn mowing. I can appreciate how much effort was put into the accumulation of...More

Thank ballofbullio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone giggles and thinks how boring when we say we went here,but that's their loss. What a fantastic little hidden gem. There is an audio tour, needs a little tweaking so you know what room to be in (yes there are more than one), but...More

Thank suzymum
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was a gift for my husband from our children. We had a short stay in southport and were looking for places to visit. Brian gave us a tour of the museum, he gave us lots of information about all the different lawnmowers, didn't know...More

Thank Chrissy S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Great museum. Shame about the sercuity staff being very rude. I know they have a job to do and it was hot and busy on Sunday 1st July. But! People are not cattle! You would not even treat cattle like it. What will visitors from...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is my fifth visit and it gets better every time.Makes me feel like going home and mowing the lawn.Good for buying spares etc.

Thank patsilvercar
Reviewed 23 May 2018

What a treat, went to Southport with the family and decided to give this a try and it was so quaint and interesting. Such a lovely little place and something you can tick off your bucket list.

2  Thank laurapatters0n
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We found this through a link on a page by chance and decided to pay a visit. Sounds a bit weird but actually really interesting if you have any sort of curiosity about lawnmowers! The place itself looks like a shop in the street and...More

Thank 84laurar84
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Spent about an hour in the museum and found it very interesting. Start upstairs with an audio guide which has been put together well and highlights some of the collection of mowers and grasscutters. There are lots of machines and there is quite a bit...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We loved this museum - it just suited our nerdy side! Absolutely stuffed with lawnmowers and lawnmower memoriabilia, we couldn't take it all in! Audio tour available. Really, really interesting, surprisingly! Lots of history about mowing lawns, celebrity snippets and lots and lots of lawnmowerd...More

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16 September 2016|
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.