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Helena Thompson Museum

Park End Road, Workington CA14 4DE, England
+44 1900 64040
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Very interesting museum

Great visit to a fascinating local history museum. Made very special by enthusiastic friendly and... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Jan G
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Very informative + friendly staff

Visited Workington for the day and decided to have a look around here. It was free to enter... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Joseph H
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Ossett, United Kingdom
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“wedding” (8 reviews)
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Park End Road, Workington CA14 4DE, England
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+44 1900 64040
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Great visit to a fascinating local history museum. Made very special by enthusiastic friendly and informative volunteers . Thank you we will return.

Thank Jan G
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Tricia P, Manager at Helena Thompson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Workington for the day and decided to have a look around here. It was free to enter, although I gave a donation at the end due to the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. It was good to hear him talk about the links...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Meeting venue for WARC. Has a radio station for members use. This establishment does cater for weddings etc.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wedding service was held in the costume room of the museum which was beautifully decorated and nothing was too much trouble for the staff who were all unpaid volunteers! They did a marvellous job and it was a lovely setting for a wedding with a...More

Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We called in here as there was a Steel works exhibition on and were enjoyed it also the Museum has rooms full of local history.The Museum is free to enter but you can give a donation if you enjoyed it.The staff are very knowledge about...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had our wedding there, nothing too much trouble for the staff and a venue to die for. Well done all concerned

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Our daughter had her wedding here and all I can say is it was brilliant from the moment we stepped thru the door to when we we left the unpaid volunteer staff were awesome nothing was too much trouble and whatever anyone asked for it...More

Thank Mark H
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Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

thank you so much for the lovely comments, so pleased you had a lovely day with us

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

smal local museum som time spec exhibtion but manl local not very bi can hire out which how i thik they pull in money havin work bier is ok

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Museum is based in the Georgian house that was owned by Helena Thompson.It was quite small, but informative with very knowledgable staff who are obviosly passionate about the place. It had some very interesting artefacts. The grounds were lovely and very well kept.A very...More

1  Thank JoAnn S
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Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

thank you for your comments

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very interesting small museum with lots of good displays and very special memorabilia. Definitely worth a visit.

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Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

thank you for your comments

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