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British Lawnmower Museum

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 133 reviews133 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

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    60
  • Very Good
    55
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Gannatus
    Lancaster, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    What do you expect??
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th October 2018
    I am bemused by any negative reviews. Yes - it is a number of rooms full of mowers! But great to see a passion celebrated. Worth £3 and half an hour of your time! Read full review
  • Frank P
    Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Really interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 29th October 2018
    Great little museum I believe the only one in UK. Good way to spend an hour the staff are very friendly and helpful. Read full review
  • AndreaJ70
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    interesting visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th November 2018
    Wanted to visit here since I first heard about on 'Would I Lie to You?'. Finally got my chance. It's a quirky little place with quite a few steps to climb and LOTS to see. Don't expect a quick... 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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