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The Puzzling Place

9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
+44 17687 75102
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An Entertaining Hour

We were a 3-generations group and enjoyed an hour here on a wet July Saturday. The illusions, many... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CBA2014
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Durham, United Kingdom
Fun and great value

Wet day in the Lake District. - no change there then This place is a hidden gem and a great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
claytoncast
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London
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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!
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
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9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
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+44 17687 75102
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a 3-generations group and enjoyed an hour here on a wet July Saturday. The illusions, many of which are interactive, are fun and sometimes thought-provoking. I would give it five stars except that it would benefit from some maintenance (several exhibit labels were...More

1  Thank CBA2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wet day in the Lake District. - no change there then This place is a hidden gem and a great find Well worth the cheap entry fee and has the power to amaze astound and make you feel very slightly sick in a nice way...More

1  Thank claytoncast
Reviewed 4 days ago

never gets old we visit every time an take new people with us. fee is reasonable and always puts a smile on your face.

Thank Emmseychic
Reviewed 5 days ago

As much fun for the adults as for the kids, I think. A small entrance fee to go into the "World of Illusions" (£3.75 for adults, £2.90 for kids over 5), which is totally worth it. Lots of mind-blowing optical illusions. And there are some...More

Thank ros_jhb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a lot more to see than I thought I would recommend visiting here it was a fun place especially with the kids that had maybe not seen any of the illusions before. Maybe a little bit pricy for what it was but not...More

Thank Katrina2490
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband took me as he'd taken friends before its really fun and interesting and amazing how much they fit in its a bit like a place in Scotland but not as big but it's a cheap day out and next to one of the...More

Thank sharnad5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were sceptical from outside but once inside we had a great time looking at the illusions! Highly recommend if you already in Keswick to kill 30 mins!

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in to kill some time during a very wet day. I have to say it was great fun, better than we expected. Would recommend a visit and great for all ages.

Thank Jamo2
Reviewed 1 week ago

So how do you keep older people amused ? Take them all to the Puzzling Place ! So our family ranged from 23 to 67 and it cost less than £20 for us all ! Some exhibits were optical illusions other's were darn right insane...More

1  Thank D S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been wanting to visit for a while so took the opportunity on a wet Saturday morning. Well worth a visit and the 'rooms' were great fun. We spent a good hour and a half looking at the exhibits and the entry fee was...More

Thank ThePurpleScorpion
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Nana_Plough
25 August 2016|
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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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Sophie E
26 June 2016|
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Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid not!
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sambucus
3 May 2016|
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Sorry. Now found it.
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