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Cottage Museum

15 Castle Hill, Lancaster, England
+44 1524 32808
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Great place!

It is a great place to visit. People there have done amazing job to restore the place and make it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katerina S
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Interesting historic house

If you are limited in time this is well worth a visit. Gives an overview of what life may have been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BeverleyH374
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Walk through the tiny door of our eighteenth century cottage and be transported to a life without running water, central heating, electricity, or even a loo! You're a world away from modern excesses as you navigate your way around the confines of this humble cottage. Encounter some of the gadgets and utensils that were used in ordinary people's daily lives and get a very different view of historic Lancaster.
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  • Average9%
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15 Castle Hill, Lancaster, England
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+44 1524 32808
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"lancaster castle"
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"step back in time"
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"well worth a visit"
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"attic"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place to visit. People there have done amazing job to restore the place and make it look authentic. Would definitely recommend visiting it. Thanks to Christopher, a very welcoming member of staff, for explaining things.

Thank Katerina S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are limited in time this is well worth a visit. Gives an overview of what life may have been like without modern day facilities and technology

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This has soo much history and very interesting my daughter came upon this by chance its well worth a visit

Thank sueken62
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Take a step back in time in this little cottage museum. Authentic, damp smell, narrow, stone, 5 stories and fascinating to think this is how they used to live!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A lovely little museum of how people used to live. Great to combine with a visit to Lancaster Castle opposite and the Judge's Lodgings just a few minutes around the corner.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

I came to lancaster to visit the castle and knew this cottage existed but didn't know where. As we arrived near the castle the little sign for this cottage appeared, it's so easy to miss! It blends in with the current town. I was amazed...More

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This tiny cottage is over 5 levels! It even has an attic for servants. (Servants needed to be short though). Some very interesting relics in this building

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely little museum, how did so many people live in one house, fascinating little property well worth a visit, not expensive either

Thank Joanne P
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for little gems in hard to find places then you will not be disappointed. This little tiny museum, located just opposite Lancaster castle is worth a vist allowing you to go back in time and see what it was like living...More

1  Thank Hello T
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Sadly the powers that be decided that museum were an expendable commodity and withdrew their funding for this important piece of history. It is in the same circle as the Castle, so in terms of finding out how the other part after learning about the...More

Thank Ingvar I
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