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The Puzzling Place

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Address: 9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
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+44 17687 75102
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Description:

A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill...

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!

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Great place to visit

We visited the Puzzling Place with our 9 year old daughter. We all loved it. We had read reviews saying it was small but we found it to be a really good value for money attraction... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Lesley B
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Puzzling Place with our 9 year old daughter. We all loved it. We had read reviews saying it was small but we found it to be a really good value for money attraction with plenty of things to see and do. A fun time for children and adults alike!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here after seeing a friend had and was very disappointed as I thought it would have been a lot bigger than it was and in my opinion a little expensive for what it was too. Would not revisit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just brilliant, had so much fun here! Perfect for young children great cheap few hours if it's raining! I had a fantastic time laughed for ages playing in the illusions! Very much recommended!

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Thank Meggy285
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

`I'm almost too old for puzzles now - big ones make me stretch too much, and my back aches. But it was a plessure to see the selection on offer here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our son (8) and daughter (6) here and were entertained for an hour. Good fun and lots of laughs. It is a little small and some might think too small for the £12 family ticket.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a seven year old & it was interesting. It is a little tired looking but kept us amused for an hour. Something to do if it's raining too hard and your struggling. Warning for young children there are no toilets.

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Thank CarlisleMurray
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't remember the fee for entering this attraction but it is very enjoyable, although you can't really spend much time in the as it is only a small space!! Enjoyable none the less with a few attractions which are more than worth the visit!

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Thank Hannah C
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We visited puzzling place while visiting Keswick. Price was good as under 5's are free and adults are under £4 each. It wasn't as big as I thought it would be but there was plenty to look at and challenges to do. Our 4 year old daughter really enjoyed it. It was good fun in some of the areas where... More 

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Dover, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great fun for an hour if your in the area. Its interactive, probably best to go with a friend to share the fun. Take your camera to capture photos of the interactive illusions.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Called in here to prevent boredom setting in for our grand child, she loved it, and to be honest the two big kids with her enjoyed it too !! Well worth a visit

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