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British Lawnmower Museum

106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 5AJ

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 119 reviews119 reviews

Tel: +44 (0)1704 501336

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British Lawnmower Museum

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Admission£3.00 per ticket

Entrance includes Free Audio Tour

About

A unique experience at the multi award winning British Lawnmower Museum is the Nations foremost Museum of garden machinery in Southport Merseyside, housing over 200 restored exhibits with all their history at the world’s only lawnmower Museum.

Lawnmowers are a very British obsession. We manufactured the best lawnmowers in the world, but sadly we are losing this great piece of British engineering heritage. The lawnmower invented in Gloucester by Edwin Beard Budding in 1830 was deemed a madman for making such a contraption. He had to test his machine at night so no one would see him.

See lawnmowers of the Rich & Famous from Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s to Brian May’s, Paul O’Grady’s plus many more. See the most expensive and the fastest, the first electric to the first robot mower. A tribute to the garden machine industry over the last 200 years.

‘Its all you need to mow’. Open all year. £2. includes audio tour.

Car parking, close to Town Centre and shops

Opening times - Mon to Sat 9am - 5.30pm (not Bank Holidays or Sunday)

Facilities

Other

  • Coach Parking
  • Parking Available

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    53
  • Very Good
    49
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • Dennis P
    Merseyside
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Qwerky and interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th April 2018
    Spent about an hour in the museum and found it very interesting. Start upstairs with an audio guide which has been put together well and highlights some of the collection of mowers and grasscutters... Read full review
  • Locus A
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Little bit of Kitsch
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th April 2018
    We loved this museum - it just suited our nerdy side! Absolutely stuffed with lawnmowers and lawnmower memoriabilia, we couldn't take it all in! Audio tour available. Really, really interesting... Read full review
  • barry77
    UK
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Well worth a visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 10th March 2018
    We had a nice impromptu guided tour. Lots to see. Lots to touch. Very interesting. Would recommend. Need to find this place as not well posted.History and general interest. Read full review

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Awards

  • Visit England Code of Practice 2012

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday09:00 - 17:30*
SundayClosed*

* Open all Year 9am - 5.30pm except Sundays and Bank Holidays

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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