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Lancaster City Museum

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Address: Market Square, Lancaster, England
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free entry, so worth a visit

Located in the city centre, a museum depicting life in Lancaster throughout the centuries. Also encorporates the local Lancashire regiment museum, with some good exhibits and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Workington, United Kingdom
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Workington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Located in the city centre, a museum depicting life in Lancaster throughout the centuries. Also encorporates the local Lancashire regiment museum, with some good exhibits and artefacts. An hour well spent.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I just wish they would clean the outside front of the museum, the inside and it's contents are worth seeing for the local history.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Visited on the Sunday of my weekend, entry was free, donations are requested. An excellent small museum,full of exhibits and history of Lancaster and the surrounding area. If you are in Lancaster I would recommend it as a must see, something for adults and children alike.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Loved looking round the 'life' scenes on how things would have been years ago. Having just been to Morecambe, nice to see how great the town was in it's heyday in the mid 1900's. Also interesting to read the war information and to see the real life scenes bringing it to life.

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Lancaster City Museum is situated in the city centre just a couple of minutes walk from Lancaster Castle, so, if you are in the area it's worth calling in for a walk around. The museum is only small, but is free to enter and has some interesting exhibits, including the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum.

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Freckleton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Many excellent displays across a broad range of the history of Lancaster and its hinterland with plenty of information. Better still it is free and an hour or two well spent.

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Darwen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A really well presented museum packing in a lot of interesting local history into the space available. I particularly enjoyed the military museum.

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It was very informative,had a good variety of things to interest most people. You had a few steps to negotiate so not, I think, for disabled people but otherwise I recommend it.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The museum is very small, but it's full of interesting stuff. It walks you through the history of Lancaster from the Roman age to WW2. The design is pretty cool, with many mannequins enacting different activities of the times past. Definitely worth a quick visit

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The current first floor exhibit was not to our taste as it was very much aimed at those with an exisiting knowledge of local folklore. As we did not have this knowledge it felt quite disjointed to us. Arriving on the second floor we were pleasantly suprised by the large amount of information given on a variety of subjects regarding... More 

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Additional Information about Lancaster City Museum

Address: Address: Market Square, Lancaster, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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