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The Puzzling Place

Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
(017687) 75102
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Ranked #8 of 30 attractions in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I have previously been to the Puzzling Place with my niece and also my class, but this time took my grandson, who thoroughly enjoyed the amazing illusions, gravity room and mirrors. I did feel that some attention was needed to the upkeep of the puzzles as they weren't as good as previously. However, it is certainly value for money (under... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

A lovely little place to visit - with lots of interactive games/experiences and photo opportunities.

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Shanghai
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153 reviews 153 reviews
39 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This is probably a 4* attraction for us - but we've given it 5 as the prices are so reasonable. If you're in Keswick then you must visit - a great hour os so for young and old alike.

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doncaster
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This place is easy to miss as it is not well sign posted but if you do "puzzle out" where it is then it is well worth it. A room full of various mind bending illusions, an anti gravity room, holograms and other weird stuff. Could spend hours here having fun, and ideal for any age. Place was very well... More

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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We were in Keswick and wanted to see this place (not v well sign posted mind you) . Very busy and lots of fun things to do (maybe a queuing system for some of the illusions as there are a few rude people! Overall worth the money.

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent a good hour here.Lots of illusions and puzzles.The anti gravity room leaves you feeling a bit dizzy afterwards but great fun.Be sure to take photos.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Had a great time at the museum! It's only 3.50 for an adult and worthy every penny! All interesting and intriguing! Great place would definately recommend

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Visited The Puzzling Place today. Was easy to find and good value. Interesting walk around the weird and wonderful exhibits including the art gallery. Some of the rooms made me feel quite queasy in a good way. Take a camera and have fun. Great gift shop too

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Great place to spend an hour, lots of mind bending tricks and optical illusions Came out dizzy and a little disorientated.

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13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went here with the kids and it is a great place to spend an hour or two, from the room where everything rolls or flows upward to the weird and wacky artwork this is fantastic for both kids and adults a like. Surprisingly, it is also reasonably priced.

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