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Museums

Here you can travel around both country and coast to explore Lancashire’s historic wonders. 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 the Museum of Lancashire 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 at the Harris Museum, explore the house and gardens at Lytham Hall, make it an educational trip to Lancaster Castle, or just want to treat the kids to an entertaining day out in the Blackpool Tower Dungeon, take your pick of the top family-friendly museums listed below.

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    Museum

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    Throughout Lancashire

    Imagine a place where you can explore, touch, learn, discover and most of all have fun. At Lancashire Museums we have lots of stuff going on to tempt you and your families.

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    Tower

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    Blackpool

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

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    Museum

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    Leyland

    Come and explore our quirky timber-framed Tudor school house, where a fantastic collection of local history and archaeology awaits you, as well as new exhibitions by local artists every month!

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    Arts, Crafts & Galleries

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    Rossendale,

    The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is set in a beautiful park in the centre of the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire.

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    Museum

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    Leyland

    Submerge yourself in a nostalgic environment, packed with sounds, smells and sights from a bygone era. Enjoy a sensory experience loved by both young and old. Hear the real people stories, from factory workers and drivers.

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    Theme Ride / Tableau / Waxworks

    Location:

    Blackpool


    Madame Tussauds visitors are sent on an engaging and entertaining interactive journey, featuring some of the country's best loved stars from the small screen, music and sport. With a wealth of talent and celebrities, a mix of home-grown and international superstars, something for all ages and...

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    Museum

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    Preston

    A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum & Art Gallery is a treasure trove of fantastic art and fascinating objects.

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    Farm

    Location:

    Blackpool

    Come to Penny farm to meet rescued horses & ponies and find out more about the work of World Horse Welfare, stroll around our farm tracks then treat yourself to homemade cakes & snacks in our coffee shop.
    What's On at Penny Farm
    Penny Farm is free to visit and is open to the public on Wednesdays,...

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    Arts, Crafts & Galleries

    Location:

    Burnley

    Historic House set in 24 acres of woodland. You are able to explore the period rooms, art gallery and learn more about Burnley's history whilst a Mouse Trail through the Museum keeps children entertained.

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    Museum

    Location:

    Preston

    SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR 2012 - LANCASHIRE & BLACKPOOL TOURISM AWARDS!
    Your family friendly introduction to all things Lancashire.

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