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The Puzzling Place

9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
+44 17687 75102
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Surprisingly entertaining

We visited this illusion exhibition last year and enjoyed so much we went agin this year. A low... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
utilityfan
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Baildon, United Kingdom
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A good rainy day activity.

Some really good illusions, shame that some of the holograms had faded though. Definitely a good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lauralovesgrub
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A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures, as well as the hologram gallery!
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this illusion exhibition last year and enjoyed so much we went agin this year. A low cost visit if your party includes concessions such as kids, students and pensioners. It’s a small area but some of the illusions are amazing. Everyone is delighted...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Some really good illusions, shame that some of the holograms had faded though. Definitely a good place to go on a rainy day.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time had by all at this place. Family of 5. A 10,9, and 4 year old. Enjoyed the activities in the shop as well. No hard sell. Thank you 👍🏽

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found the puzzling place on rainy Saturday in Keswick, never stopped laughing so pleased we went. All illusions some with mirrors, different mind bending rooms to get your head round, very clever. Think it was 3-50 per adult well worth the money.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had so much fun here. The boys loved everything - especially the room where you can look either really big of so tiny you can hardly see yourself. There is something for everyone: things to make you queesy, things to fascinate, things to play...More

Thank JJ F
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

quite pricey for what it is, but the kids enjoyed it, optical illusions and things to look at. situated in the middle of the shops, in keswick.

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

I went here a long time ago and it was really fun and very funny and there was some clever stuff and it was just amazingly well put together and I would definitely go back there again.

Thank Anja G
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

A wonderful couple of hours entertainment unfortunately up a flight of stairs but VERY good for youngsters

Thank David L
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Just off the Main Street in Keswick town centre, this place is easy to miss, but a joy to stumble on. Very reasonable entry fee and a great way to spend an hour or two when in the area. Full of well known and more...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Wasn't expecting much as it's so cheap but spent well over an hour in there and could have spent twice that time. Really interesting for kids and adults.

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mizzaball
21 February 2018|
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Response from Debbie L | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. My partner and I are both in our 40s and we had a right giggle in the interactive areas. It will be even better if there are more of you, because you often need a 3rd person if you want to take some great pics... More
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Response from DorothyM2711 | Reviewed this property |
we took some and nobody said anything other people were too.
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