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British Lawnmower Museum

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

Tucked away on Shakespeare St this place is a revelation! Very knowledgeable guide who can tell you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A piece of British engineering unique history

Strolled up to the lawnmower museum today not really knowing what to expect! It really is worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England
+44 1704 501336

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank KatrinaMarieBaxter
Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum one Saturday morning as there was no play at the nearby cricket due to rain. It is located in Shakespeare Street and is around a 15 minute walk from Southport station. Whilst I have no particular in either lawnmowers or gardening,...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 12 June 2017

went to this place on recommendation from a friend and was pleasantly surprised, Tucked away within a lawnmower shop was a surprise. Entry was via a turnstile leading into the first room of old lawn mower exhibits the tour included a taped commentary on lawnmowers...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I had seen the brown tourist signs many times going into Southport and I always said I will have to pay a visit to that museum! So today I finally made that visit, two floors of Lawnmowers, celebrity's Lawnmowers, Lawnmower racing I could go on!!...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Interesting and unusual museum. This place is well worth a visit if you're on holiday in Southport, you've got to definitely go and see this place. It's Not far from the town centre. Great attraction. Learn the history about the lawnmower. I couldn't believe that...More

Thank Juliet L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic day. We visited as part of our 2 week annual holiday to southport, and may I say myself, my boy and in particular my wife couldn't get enough. We got lots of of photos of various lawnmower, and my wife couldn't believe...More

Thank nick-kim-jackfawcett
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I'd read about this museum on the Internet and it sounded.... different. So I thought I'd take a look. The museum itself is slightly outside the town centre, about a 15-minute walk from the rail station. However, there is also a bus stop outside the...More

Thank Andrew N
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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.