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Museums

Carnforth Station Visitors Centre
Carnforth
Made famous by David Leans romantic classic brief encounter starring celia johnson and trevor howard in 1945, the award winning visitors centre sits right on the famous platform aside the refreshment rooms.
01524 735165

Lancaster Maritime Museum
Lancaster
The museum covers the maritime trade of Lancaster, the history of the port, the Lancaster Canal and the fishing industry of the Lune Estuary and Morecambe Bay using sound, smells, reconstructions and audiovisuals. Features include four restored local fishing vessels, and an aquarium.
01524 382264

Lakeland Motor Museum
Grange-over-Sands
Over 30,000 motoring related exhibits including many reminiscent rarities, tastefully presented in a rather quaint former Shire Horse Stables and courtyard setting.
015395 30400

Clitheroe Castle Museum
Clitheroe
New look galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of local history, heritage and geology. Features for younger children.
01200 424 568

The Dock Museum
Barrow-in-Furness
Explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness, and discover how it grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years + kids adventure playground.
01229 876 400

Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Preston
We’re a family-friendly museum and art gallery in the heart of Preston city centre. Visit our museum because we know how to make history and art fun! We’ve got a programme of regular hands-on workshops for families as well as permanent activities whatever time of day you arrive.
01772 258 248

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Blackburn
A fascinating collection of art which includes oils and watercolours, Japanese prints and Christian icons.
01254 667130