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A World in Miniature Museum

Great things come in small packages. This couldn’t be truer for the A World in Miniature Museum based in Houghton Hall Garden Centre.  Imagine stepping into a room where everything was pint sized. This unique museum is home to the top three collections of miniatures. Here visitors can see 1 ½ scale copies of a

The Dock Museum Barrow-in-Furness

With the vast amount of water around the Lake District it is no wonder that the town of Barrow-in-Furness is largely influenced by the shipbuilding industry. One place that emphasizes this is the Dock Museum. Built 1907, this museum houses a wide collection of artifacts that document the development of the town and its history.

Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum

In the world of poetry the works of William Wordsworth and Dorothy Wordsworth are both much loved. For those who enjoy the works of these authors a trip to the Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum is a must. Built around the 17th century this cottage was the residence of William and Dorothy from 1799 to

The Puzzling Place Museum

Being puzzled can be confusing but enjoying a puzzle is quite a different thing. For those who enjoy brain teasers, being baffled or simply being amused The Puzzling Place is the perfect place to visit. Located at Keswick at the Lake District this museum is a rather new attraction which opened in the year 2000.