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British Lawnmower Museum

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Address: 106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport PR8 5AJ, England
Phone Number: 44 01704 501336
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: The nation's foremost garden machinery collection, multi-award winning...
The nation's foremost garden machinery collection, multi-award winning unique museum of over 250 restored machines. See lawnmowers of the rich & famous including Prince Charles and Princess Diana. See the fastest, the most expensive, to the 1st robots, extensive archive, audio & guided tours, lawnmower restorations. A tribute to the garden machine industry over the last 200 years. Don't let the grass grow under your feet - its mower interesting at the British Lawnmower Museum.
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Very friendly, informative tour guide

My partner liked the lawnmower museum, his words "worth a visit, it was inspiring to see people's passion for something that might otherwise be mundane and forgotten". We both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
LadyWhoDines
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

There was an audio tour included in the admission price, which enhanced the visit, unfortunately it only covered the upper floor. It was worth a visit but nothing to rave about.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

What can you say, Its a Lawn Mover Museum. They have a large selection of very olde and not so olde mowers spread over 2 floors, Not as good as I expected and it was also quite cramped fro room. Would look better it a large building for me. BUT having worked at some prestigious golf courses in my time,... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My partner liked the lawnmower museum, his words "worth a visit, it was inspiring to see people's passion for something that might otherwise be mundane and forgotten". We both thought the guide was informative and entertaining. It was great to see lawnmowers donated by famous people and also all the old lawnmower paraphernalia and advertising through the years. Great collection,... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Had some time and the thought of this museum intrigued me, was it a big enough subject to warrant it's own museum? The first thing that struck me was that you have to go through the shop to gain access and although there is a street sign directing you to it, it could be confused with directing you down the... More 

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Barton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Tucked away on Shakespeare Street South of and parallel to Lords street is to someone who had never seen it before an experience of a lifetime. Forget frills and toilets just spend an hour soaking up the labours of a fanatic. Great fun can be had remembering the names of so many celebs. who have donated their old out of... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Well if you want to know how Brian May cuts his lawn or see Lily Savages pink fur push mower. This is the place £2 to get in fantastic entertainment.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We have often thought about visiting the museum as we frequently catch the bus over to Southport but we finally got round to it. I am pleased we did as it is certainly a different sort of museum. When we arrived he switched on an audio recording which told us a lot about the history of lawnmowers and explained about... More 

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Liverpool
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9 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Bilbao has the Guggenheim; St Petersburg has the Hermitage; Southport has the British Lawnmower Museum. It is without doubt the greatest museum in the world. Why? Well, would you find Hilda Ogden's Flymo in the Guggenheim? Does Joe Pasquale's strimmer sit in the Hermitage? No, obviously. And now, a new wing has opened: a downstairs room lined with Astroturf plays... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

the Mowers your grand parents used ... all looking like new ... you name it ... they will have one ...

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Southport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Well its all in the name... This is a cut above the rest... Oddly entertaining and stranger still, it is interesting???? Not the normal place to say to the kids, lets go to the.... lol Well worth a stop, but finding it can be hard as is finding a place to park.

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