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Windermere Steamboat Museum - CLOSED

Address: Rayrigg Road, Windermere LA23 1BN, England
Phone Number: 015394 45565
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Type: Specialty museums, Sightseeing Tours, Museums
Owner description: A unique and historic collection of steam and motor boats.
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Type: Specialty museums, Sightseeing Tours, Museums
Owner description: A unique and historic collection of steam and motor boats.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

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

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 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

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Margate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 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.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 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. I imagine he liked his visit too - apart from when he had to chastise... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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613 reviews 613 reviews
361 attraction reviews
408 helpful votes 408 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

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 and the aim is to produce a first rate museum with every modern amenity. It... More 

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Scots in Europe
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

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

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

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

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
58 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 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.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

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

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Kendal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 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 Windermere Tourist Information centre by the railway station informed me that the attraction has just... More 

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