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Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey

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Address: Lacock, Lacock SN15 2LG, England
Phone Number: 44-1249-730459
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Very well laid out and informative display of the history of photography. Easy to get round with a very good narrative. Although there is work going on to instal a lift this did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Very well laid out and informative display of the history of photography. Easy to get round with a very good narrative. Although there is work going on to instal a lift this did not detract from the overall experience.

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south coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This was very interesting and informative museum, well produced and I enjoyed seeing the old cameras and learning about the history of photography.

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Interesting to see the history of the development (no pun intended!) of photography. Exhibition is, however, limited and I wouldn't recommend anyone travelling to Lacock just for this.

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Raglan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This museum is packed with information about photography and its links with Lacock abbey. Although I wouldn't say that photography is one of my passions, I did come away with an improved understanding of it. The highlight for me was the photography exhibition upstairs, which I enjoyed more than the other exhibits.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Really well presented and displayed loved the photos. Better if photography interests you. The history is interesting too,

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great museum, small but the abbey and grounds are lovely. It is lovely just to walk around the grounds, but also, I believe they shot some of the exterior of BBCs Wolf Hall there. It's very interesting.

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Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fox Talbot was the inventor of photography. A small exhibition covering the history etc. May be boring for kids.

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Bristol
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Pretty village, worth a slow walk around, National Trust museum and abby (and parking), are very good, children will like it because Harry Potter was filmed here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A landmark in history and a great day out! I have been many times in different seasons and all year round their are things to do like the Egg hunt in Easter. A great family day out and the whole village is great too!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

An interesting museum whether your into photography or not. Plenty on Fox Talbot and on the history of photography in general. Some great photos upstairs.

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