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British Lawnmower Museum

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

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    66
  • Very Good
    59
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • JoelMariaandSam
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Quirky and fun
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 9th August 2019
    If you like lawnmowers this is heaven. All types, shapes and sizes. Lots to see and learn and the celebrities who’ve donated their lawnmowers are staggering. Read full review
  • Passport109247
    Interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th September 2019
    This museum is well worth a visit....fascinating and the owner is very knowledgeable. Should be advertised more Read full review
  • charlotte u
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Expectations exceeded
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th September 2019
    Was forced by my boyfriend to take a trip to this hidden gem as he wanted to see Lee Mack’s Dibber... I’ve never been so pleasantly surprised about something! The range of lawnmowers are beautiful... Read full review

Map & Directions

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Awards

  • Visit England Code of Practice 2012

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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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