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British Lawnmower Museum

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Address: 106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England
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+44 1704 501336
09:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30

The nation's foremost garden machinery collection, multi-award winning...

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.

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Quirky and Interesting museum.

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... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 it when I pointed out to her that you had the very first flymo on... More 

Thank nick-kim-jackfawcett
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 museumi. It's quite easy to find as with Southport being a touristy place there are... More 

Thank Andrew N
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

They were a bit rude on the desk but I enjoyed seeing all the merchandise and the lawn mowers with many on display.

Thank Ed E
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

As it happens I hate golf and the day we went to the lawnmower museum Southport was bathed in glorious winter sunshine but we went anyway and I can't agree less with Janet S who believes it is only for people who are already obsessed with lawn mowers (I dislike gardening almost as much as golf and have very little... More 

Thank Mike058
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We came across a leaflet for the Lawnmower Museum while were visiting Southport. The site is off the main road but well signed posted. We had a very enjoyable visit. Didn't know there were so many types of lawnmowers. Some had been donated by celebrities, some brought back memories of lawnmowers gone before. Well worth a visit. There is an... More 

Thank Noreen E
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Forget all the anorak jokes. This has got to be one of the quirkiest and nest attractions. The recorded commentary for upstairs rooms in very good and the displays are hugely informative . The guys in the shop said that there will be a new commentary produced to cover the downstairs area. My only suggestion for the commentary was to... More 

Thank Viewlander
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

well you would have to love lawn mowers to enjoy this tiny trip out.nothing to really understand about this trip..

Thank Janet S
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've just had my lawnmower cutters sharpened. The mower cuts just as well as it did when new - brilliant Reasonably priced quick service.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My Dad is a machine enthusiast so I decided to take him to see this unusual museum. Specifically focused on British machines for cutting grass from scythes to ultra-modern robots this museum should have a very narrow appeal, however the enthusiasm of the displays combined with the large number of rare and unusual machines in the collection make this a... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Being a bit of an anorak, I was really keen to see this museum, and I wasn't disappointed. Beautifully kept, stuffed with items and with an amusing audio commentary to guide you through it. So worth the £3 entry fee.

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