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. Add Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey to your Lacock travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lacock trip planning app .
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  • This museum charts the fascinating history of photography and the pioneering Henry Fox-Talbot who invented the negative. Although small, the exhibition is packed with interesting information and artef...  more »
  • I was unaware of Fox Talbot's place in photographic history before visiting Lacock and the museum give a good insight into his experiments and those of other pioneers of the art. Looking at the camera...  more »
  • If yhour interested in the history of photography then this is the place for you. Fox Talbot was thought to be the inventor of photograph and there is plenty of information here and lots of old camera...  more »

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