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Museums

Discover the stories behind a county full of history and interesting artefacts. Whatever your interest, we know that our buildings and the treasures within will capture your imagination.  From Clitheroe Castle to the British Commercial Vehicle Museum Lancashire has a whole host of museums that are perfect for all the family. Most offer programmes of free activities for young visitors and many are free to enter! Whether you're looking to soak up some culture, explore a historic house, take an educational trip or just want to treat the kids to an entertaining day out in, take your pick of our top museums and heritage attractions listed below.

Read about the award winning Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery in the Lancashire Visitor Magazine

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    Theme Ride / Tableau / Waxworks

    Location:

    Blackpool

    A visit to Madame Tussauds Blackpool is guaranteed to leave you feeling more than a little star struck!

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    Farm

    Location:

    Blackpool


    Penny Farm is a horse rescue & rehabilitation centre operated by the charity World Horse Welfare. We welcome visitors 3 days a week to meet the ponies & find out more about the work of the charity. 

    The main stable area is indoors and the site has full disabled access. Visitors are also welcome...

  3. Type

    Tower

    Location:

    Blackpool

    There are plenty of experiences on offer at The Blackpool Tower to ensure you have an unparalleled Blackpool experience

  4. Type

    Exhibition Centre

    Location:

    Southport

    The Atkinson is an £18 million multi art-form venue set in a Grade II listed building in the heart of Southport. With its beautifully restored art galleries and theatre it hosts the very best of visual and performing arts throughout the year.

  5. Type

    Theme Ride / Tableau / Waxworks

    Location:

    Blackpool

    Meet a full cast of infamous villains, rogues and rascals. Hang-out with witches in Pendle, offload with the Skippool Smugglers and battle your way through the War of the Roses. Nobody tells stories like we do: exciting, scary and bloody funny.

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    Steam Railway

    Location:

    Bury

    The East Lancashire Railway is a mainly steam hauled service between Heywood, Bury, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall.

  7. Add EDF Heysham Power Stations Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    EDF Heysham Power Stations Visitor Centre

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Location:

    Morecambe

    The centre’s exhibition space looks at all aspects of electricity production especially using nuclear. For those who have pre-booked on a tour, arranged at least three weeks in advance, they will see Heysham 2’s turbine and reactor hall.

  8. Add Lancaster Maritime Museum to your Itinerary

    Lancaster Maritime Museum

    Type

    Museum

    Location:

    Lancaster

    Lancaster Maritime Museum is housed in the Port of Lancaster Custom House and warehouse buildings dating from the second half of the 18th century. Come and discover the history of the merchants and learn about Lancaster’s exciting trade industry.

  9. Add England's Historic Cities - Lancaster Castle app to your Itinerary

    England's Historic Cities - Lancaster Castle app

    Type

    Sub-Attraction

    Location:

    Lancaster

    Experience Lancaster Castles chilling cells and hollow corridors with this immersive app exploring augmented reality unveiling hidden facts and stories that helped shape England's intricate heritage.

  10. Add The Centre @ Halton to your Itinerary

    The Centre @ Halton

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Location:

    Halton, Lancaster

    A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Halton, The Centre has something for everyone. Our wide range of facilities offer both indoor and outdoor space with a fantastic skatepark. We have a huge number of classes and activities.

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