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Wonderful little museum, well worth a visit

Lovely little museum, only £1 to get in too! You really feel immersed in history in this little... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
CWOssy
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Love this place!

This museum is only open 1-4pm but it is a bargain for £1 (free for residents). Absolutely loved... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
TouranP
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Jun 17, 2018
“Wonderful little museum, well worth a visit”
Jun 4, 2018
“Love this place!”
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Walk through the tiny door of our eighteenth century cottage and be transported to a life without running water, central heating, electricity, or even a loo! You're a world away from modern excesses as you navigate your way around the confines of...more
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Quite an interesting house worth seeing. However it is a very small cottage so don't expect to be in there too long.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Lovely little museum, only £1 to get in too! You really feel immersed in history in this little house, l just love it! It is right opposite the castle so you can walk across the road afterwards to see that. Friendly helpful staff.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CWOssy
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum is only open 1-4pm but it is a bargain for £1 (free for residents). Absolutely loved stepping back in time in this little house full of history. Interesting information was provided in a handy booklet that described each room in the building. I’m...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank TouranP
Reviewed May 28, 2018

There was much more inside that I realised there would be, spread over several floors. Really interesting, well laid out and informative. I look forward to visiting it again.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Very old and cramped dwelling, giving a rough idea of living conditions at the time. Cheap to go in, so worth a look as you'll almost certainly pass it on your way to the castle.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Steve B
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

It is a great place to visit. People there have done amazing job to restore the place and make it look authentic. Would definitely recommend visiting it. Thanks to Christopher, a very welcoming member of staff, for explaining things.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

If you are limited in time this is well worth a visit. Gives an overview of what life may have been like without modern day facilities and technology

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This has soo much history and very interesting my daughter came upon this by chance its well worth a visit

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Take a step back in time in this little cottage museum. Authentic, damp smell, narrow, stone, 5 stories and fascinating to think this is how they used to live!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

A lovely little museum of how people used to live. Great to combine with a visit to Lancaster Castle opposite and the Judge's Lodgings just a few minutes around the corner.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sandman072
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