Smithills Hall Museum, Lancashire

4.8
#23 of 45 in Museums in Lancashire
Make a date with history and visit Smithills Hall Museum. Smithills Hall opened to the public as a museum in 1963 but its history dates back to the 14th century. Today much of the Hall has been restored to its original splendor and you can see rooms and displays from across the centuries.

Entrance to the Hall is free.
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  • Visited here after my son came here on a school trip and told me what a wonderful time he had, we brought along his best friend too. The hall was closed but I could still appreciate the outside of the...  more »
  • What a great find. I loved the heavy wooden panelling in the withdrawing room and the carved furniture. Then it was a big change in style in the Victorian rooms. We didn't spend much time in the groun...  more »
  • We visited here today to go to the tea room there but discovered it had closed but there is still tea, coffee and cake available. We were welcomed by a lady and a gent. The gent seemed to be the tour ...  more »
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  • Brilliant place. Lots of historical features and great views
  • Lovely open farm, cafe was nice and affordable. Will be visiting again
  • visited many times before,free entry,nice gardens and woodland area to walk in.
  • Had a great afternoon and a very interesting tour of the building, the tour guide was very knowledgeable.
  • Great historic house and grounds with a nature trail.

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