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Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey High Street, Lacock SN15 2LG, England
+44 1249 730459
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Expensive for what you get

The museum is somewhat disappointing for the entry price, I expected more, but the Abbey is worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nigel_Havant
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Havant, United Kingdom
Interesting

Good history of photography set in a nice location.However could do with more hands on interactive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
barrelmakercooper
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Lacock Abbey High Street, Lacock SN15 2LG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is somewhat disappointing for the entry price, I expected more, but the Abbey is worth a visit. The museum only redeemed itself by having a Thomas Kellner exhibition on. I know it is expensive to maintain these heritage priperties, but without that, I...More

Thank Nigel_Havant
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good history of photography set in a nice location.However could do with more hands on interactive displays etc.

Thank barrelmakercooper
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum gives an excellent time line in the development of photography with its informative & well laid out displays, which are spread across two floors. There are also some of the original photographic equipment used, which are miles from the digital cameras we have...More

Thank graham r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place beaming with history Nice and quiet as we visited late Sunday afternoon Lovely grounds All free with parking as a member

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting small museum explaining the making of photography under the method developed by Henry William Foxton, whose development of negatives has been used up to the present day , pre the digital world. Upstairs is a fragmentation photography exhibition of Kelleher.

Thank U411483
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Lacock Abbey with two of our relations to give them a short day out, But as It was it ended up being a very enjoyable day out. the abbey itself is a very pleasant mooch around and has a great history within itself....More

Thank mrZedWoottonBassett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum, the Abbey and the whole village are worth visiting. Charming, quaint and so very English (hence the popularity with foreigners). A nice place to have an enjoyable stroll around and the Abbey's gardens are well worth a visit. The Abbey has been used...More

Thank essexbunny456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the abbey and the grounds but found the museum distinctly underwhelming. It's small and has a very limited number of exhibits. It completely failed to capture the way that photography changed so many lives. Prior to its invention, we had to rely on...More

Thank Carol739
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well presented and fascinating insight to the origins and history of photography. Well worth visiting on your tour of the Abbey.

Thank Iain H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another NT property ticked off the list to visit and even if you do not have any interest in photography it is still worth a look at how the history of taking pictures has developed (excuse the pun). There are exhibits showing how the camera...More

Thank Ron F
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