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Life in a Lens Museum of Photography & Old Times

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Address: 114-118, North Parade | above The Victorian Teashop, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
Phone Number: 01629 583325
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Interesting mix of old photographs and equipment. A good way to while away a couple of hours, especially if there's a wet Summer!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Interesting mix of old photographs and equipment. A good way to while away a couple of hours, especially if there's a wet Summer!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

We went here as my dad and I have a passion for photography, I read another review which said it was above a cafe but it looked like there wasn't anything there as it had a for sale sign on it! Entered the cafe and asked the odd woman if the Life in a lens museum was still open, she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A nice museum with a lot of war memories from the 1st world war also a lot of mining history in the museum as well. this museum is well worth a visit,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2003

If you visit Derbyshire, you must see Life in a Lens in Matlock Bath. It is a museum of popular photography in a wonderful Victorian setting. There's lots to see postcards, packaging, cameras. lantern slides and the whole history of popular photography from 1839 onwards is wonderfully presented. Educational. entertaining, excellent.

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