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The Puzzling Place

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Address: Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
Phone Number: (017687) 75102
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Description: A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling...
A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures, as well as the hologram gallery!
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Good for a rainy day

We took our girls (aged 6&7) to have a look at the puzzling place one rainy day last week. We got there when it opened, which was lucky because it did fill up by the end of our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took our girls (aged 6&7) to have a look at the puzzling place one rainy day last week. We got there when it opened, which was lucky because it did fill up by the end of our time. We enjoyed the puzzles, holograms and the quirky rooms, and it reminded me of a small version of the Stuart landsborough... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great for a little bit of fun and laughter. Suitable for children and adults. It's only a small place but fun and worth the entry fee. Got some funny pictures from our visit.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A (relatively) new attraction to Keswick. There are plenty of fascinating puzzles and illusions for all ages. If you haven't visited this type of attraction before, you will find at least some that are quite baffling. Tricks with perspective can leave you disorientated. There are puzzles etc. to purchase and even natural phenomena, such geodes.

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North Warwickshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I don't think we have laughed so much for ages! Not the biggest but great fun and well worth the entry fee.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

we loved this place a few years ago in 2011 and were back there this week with or 1 year old and older family members... everyone had fun and loved the interactiveness. myself and husband did comment about how tatty the place was looking and there didnt seem to be any additions to it from 4 years ago... give people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A great way to spend an hour in Keswick. Looks a bit unappealing at first but don't let that put you off. Lots of strange puzzling exhibits to entertain all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on a rainy day & had great fun. It's intriguing. Definitely recommend this for all ages! We had children as young as 5. It's really interactive & fun so keeps everyone occupied really well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This place is great way to spend a rainy day puzzling your brain with illusions that defy all explanation. Mind blowing puzzles, games and confuse your brain. Very suitable for young kids

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Took four children aged 9 to 14 and we all found this place great fun - very interesting - very few places you can find that are so original and fun and for under £3.00. Great for a rainy afternoon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There was a nice mix of thing and experiences to do there. They have thing for people all ages. And it was okay for the price. Go there on a rainy day.

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Address: Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
Phone Number: (017687) 75102
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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