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The Puzzling Place

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Fun and interesting

This is a interesting place. It was very busy which made it less enjoyable. There didn't seem to be... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Sarah M
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Fun for everyone!

What a wonderful place this is! Very reasonably priced and somewhere to take the family on a rainy... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Tim W
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures, as well as the hologram...more
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9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
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All reviews anti gravity rainy day great fun mind boggling optical illusion ames room mind bending gravity room all ages worth a visit a lot of fun gift shop kids and adults great little place couple of hours photo opportunities entry fee
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Okay I had read the reviews so knew what to expect. It was tricky to find at first due to the Keswick map we used that showed it was the next but one building to King Kong but it was actually further along the shopping...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a interesting place. It was very busy which made it less enjoyable. There didn't seem to be wheelchair or similar access, just stairs to place, be good if they could find way so everyone can go or not struggle up the stairs.

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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place this is! Very reasonably priced and somewhere to take the family on a rainy day. I took my two children (5yrs and 3yrs) and they loved it. I won’t say much about it other than it was funny, mind boggling and...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my partner and 12 year old son. Really good fun, mind boggling at times ! Good value for money too ! Defo worth a visit :)

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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a rainy day is Keswick. Good for children and pretty cheap to get in. We paid around £7.50 for two adults.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We went mid-morning to visit. It wasn't great weather, so the place was busy. If you don't hurry round, it takes about an hour with a mixture of both static exhibits and interactive ones. A few items needed some maintenance, but mostly in good condition...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

So I’ve been to Puzzling world in New Zealand and the Keswick version is really poor in comparison. As you walk up the stairs to a damp room about the shopping centre, it’s not great first impression. Each illusion is to close to the next...More

Thank Pippa H
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This little place is great for spending a few hours ‘thinking outside the box’, or in our case, getting out of the rain!! It is full of everything ‘different’ or unusual, from rooms with uneven floors throwing your sense of balance out to holograms and...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Visited with two adults (40 + 73) plus one 8 year old and we all had a super time. When I first walked in I thought I've been had here as it looked a little bit naff but after a couple of minutes we were...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Good place to visit on a rainy day in Lakes. Fun for all the family. Lots of different optical illusions and a gift shop.

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52kag1993
September 5, 2018|
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Response from A1M2G | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with answer above. There is a staircase to entrance. Might also be tricky to move a large pram around. I would contact them pre visit.
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mizzaball
February 21, 2018|
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Response from A1M2G | Reviewed this property |
Yes good fun for adults too.
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Sc0tspine
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
We paid £3.75 per adult. Not sure on opening times but I think it was something like 10-4/5 in Winter.
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