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Fleetwood Museum

6-7 Queens Terrace, Fleetwood FY7 6BT, England
+44 1253 876621
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Brilliant exhibition of local industrial history!

A modest but well arranged and enthusiastically staffed museum, opening the door onto the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
G3AQS
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Superb.

What a little gem of a museum. Easily one of the best I have ever been to, we expected to spend an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philip L
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The story of Fleetwood from past to present. Lancashire County Council are currently managing the museum until the formal transfer to Fleetwood Museum Trust as the new operator is completed.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6-7 Queens Terrace, Fleetwood FY7 6BT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A modest but well arranged and enthusiastically staffed museum, opening the door onto the commercial fishing,ferry,mercantile marine,as well as the involvement of ICI,and railway history of the town. The town has a feeling past importance about it,and the museum explains it superbly. Visit and come...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a little gem of a museum. Easily one of the best I have ever been to, we expected to spend an hour there and spent three! The staff are amazingly knowledgeable and try to answer every question you may have. The tea room is...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This museum is wonderful. The volunteers so knowledgeable and helpful and gave us a lot of background information that we did not know, about Fleetwood shipbuilding and the fishing fleet. We spent a couple of hours browsing through the museum and its artefacts and the...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Visit the museum in Fleetwood and find all the interesting facts about the fishing industry and walk around the old wooden built fishing boat the Harriet. There are lots of other interesting facts about the town. A must visit for holidaymakers and locals.🔟 🔟

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I remember this place as the old Fleetwood Library, and I'm glad it is has a function with the town and for Tourists. It's a pity being so old, that we still have to use the old stairway, and for walking wounded it is no...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This lovely museum is situated near the towns indoor market. We thought we would give it try after reading all the good reviews and we were not disappointed. A fascinating museum mainly about the fishing industry and the boats that sailed from there to the...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This museum, dedicated to the fishing industry and the RNLI is fascinating. Run by volunteers who are happy welcoming and full of local knowledge which they impart with a very good sense of humour ! The museum is like a 'Tardis' and going from room...More

Thank phill t
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Fleetwood is a fascinating town and the museum is in a wonderful historic Customs House.We dropped in on 23.9.17 for a short visit and emerged 4 hours later! There's a cosy cafe (best pannini ever!),friendly volunteers and great exhibits.Don't miss 'Harriet' the huge 'rescued' fishing...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We were walking along the seafront and decided to visit the Museum. It was so interesting that we stayed for ages. There were a few old chaps sitting down inside reminiscing about the good old days of fishing and that added to the atmosphere of...More

Thank Pamela G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

High quality exhibits about the fishing industry of Fleetwood, very knowledgeable volunteers. Also, ask to see Harriot, she has been interferred with by Anneka Rice

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Over 60 £2.00 each. Full price i think was £3.00. Kids in can't remember. It is good value and interesting for all age groups. Hope you give it a go.
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