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Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey, Lacock

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Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey is part of an estate that was once the home of William Henry Fox Talbot. The museum celebrates the achievements Talbot, famous for his contributions to the invention of photography. When you visit, don’t miss the changing exhibitions and artwork. In Lacock, it is easy for you to spend the whole day here. You can see the estate’s unique blend of architectural styles by visiting the grounds and various buildings. Scenes around the site have been featured in major movies, such as the Harry Potter films and "The Other Boleyn Girl." You can eat and shop in the village streets, and you may even want to experience life in Lacock by staying in the holiday cottage. Plan your visit to Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lacock vacation builder.
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  • This museum is to the left of the main entrance to the abbey, and worth popping into before you get too engrossed in the abbey. Henry Fox Talbot was very interested in early photography, and his first...  more »
  • Learnt a lot about photography here. Very interesting and staff helpful. Not much else to say but need to make up 100 characters!  more »
  • I visited this museum about 30 years ago with a group of school children so it was great to come again .Whilst the content may not appeal to all , the informations is very well displayed . I quickly r...  more »