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  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
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4 Nov 2014
“steamboat museum”
14 Sep 2014
“a must”
Not a mere jetty. The sights, smells and sounds of life on the lake. A spectacular new museum on the shores of Lake Windermere. Opens in spring 2019. Arrive by boat, road or foot.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rayrigg Road, Windermere LA23 1BN, England
+44 15394 45565
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

We were going to visit this museum, but unfortunately it is no longer open and closed quite a while ago apparently.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Virginia E
Reviewed 14 September 2014

a real must see on any trip to windermere is a visit to the steamboat museum. it will suit all ages if theres any interest in boats. i loved it

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

Quaint little museum, a little out of the way but well signposted.Being undercover it is ideal for a dull, cold or wet afternoon.

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Sara L
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Great little museum - nothing else like it :-) Only thing that detracted from our visit was a very angry fan of boats who chastised the children in the museum for enjoying themselves when he was making a video - Ah well. There's always one....More

Date of experience: October 2013
4  Thank Hill-Special
Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

I visited this museum some years ago . We had an interesting day, including a trip on an old steam launch with tea freshly brewed on the boat's own boiler! It is currently closed whilst they raise funds for a total redevelopment of the site...More

8  Thank Howi58
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Very interesting - especially to all those Steamboat fans like my husband. Good for a dull day or when it's chilly outside.

2  Thank GoldenGran
Reviewed 30 December 2012

What a great day my family had when we visited the museum it was really interesting a day to be remembered.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank fynn53
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Visited this Museum on Heritage open day, as the Museum will not be open to the public until 2014. Shown round by enthusiac supporters, explaining all the exhibits. The refurbishments are costing £10M, so they need all your help.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Mal167
Reviewed 28 July 2012

a place to visit in the rain not very big buy your tickets for here and steam train together save money

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank andrea m
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We went ot check out the Steam boat museum to see if the repairs and renovations being done in 2008 have been completed. Unfortunately the November 2009 floods have had a shocking effect on the place. it is still closed and a visit to the...More

Date of experience: August 2011
6  Thank OutdoorLindsay
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