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Fleetwood Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

6-7 Queen's Ter, Fleetwood FY7 6BT, UK


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About Fleetwood Museum

Fleetwood Museum is a local history and maritime museum in the English seaside town of Fleetwood, Lancashire. This local history and maritime museum is key in preserving and allowing people to discover Fleetwood’s heritage. There are many displays that are available to view, heavily focused on what life and working conditions were like for fisherman and it conveys a great comparison to how different it is now. It houses an important collection of history from the fishing industry and from the lo

Attractions Near Fleetwood Museum

Wyre Estuary Country Park
Wyre Estuary Country Park5.24km from Fleetwood Museum

The award winning Wyre Estuary Country Park offers year-round activities and events for all the family including ranger-led walks, environmentally themed activities and annual events like the Family Sculpture Day. Visitors to the park can also enjoy a walk along the network of accessible paths by the breathtaking Wyre Estuary.

The Ruskin
The Ruskin17.15km from Fleetwood Museum

The Ruskin Library and Museum sits at the entrance to Lancaster University and is open to everyone. It is free to visit, with stunning exhibits on display from John Ruskin’s life and work. In this piece, we will begin with a short discussion on Ruskin’s contributions to Victorian society and his relevance today. We will then turn to the construction of this very modern-looking building and the work its staff are doing to engage the wider public with the thoughts and philosophy of John Ruskin.

The Stone Jetty
The Stone Jetty18.56km from Fleetwood Museum

The Stone Jetty is a jetty in Morecambe, Lancashire, England. It was built by the North Western Railway in 1853 as a wharf and rail terminal for both passenger and cargo transport. The former station building with adjoining lighthouse stand on the jetty and are Grade II-listed. The jetty was resurfaced and partly rebuilt in the 1990s as part of coastal defence works, which was combined with the installation of public art and sculptures.

Eric Morecambe Statue
Eric Morecambe Statue18.78km from Fleetwood Museum

The Statue of Eric Morecambe in Morecambe, Lancashire, England is a commemorative bronze sculpture of Eric Morecambe. It was sculpted by Graham Ibbeson, the sculpture is a little larger than Eric was in real life, and is surrounded by the Eric Morecambe stage, where some of his great catchphrases are embedded into the floor, designed by Graham Young.

Piel Island
Piel Island19km from Fleetwood Museum

This small fifty-acre island off the coast of Barrow in Furness can be accessed by passenger ferry from Roa Island or by guided walks across the sands at low tide and hosts its very own King, Castle, and Pub, all steeped in history waiting to be discovered by you. The island is within the administrative boundaries of the mainland town of Barrow-in-Furness and is owned by the people of the town, having been given by the Duke of Buccleuch in the early 20th century.

Lancaster Castle
Lancaster Castle19.11km from Fleetwood Museum

Lancaster Castle, often known as John O’ Gaunt’s Castle is one of the most historically fascinating surviving buildings in the country. The castle has witnessed scenes of significant historical, cultural, and political impact throughout the centuries. These include incidents of religious persecution, the trials of the ‘Lancashire Witches’ and 200 executions for everything from murder to stealing cattle.

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Lancashire is a ceremonial county and geographical area in North West England. The county has some spectacular coastal landscapes, from the stunning sweep of Morecambe bay to the gay promenade of Blackpool - a popular seaside resort since Victorian times. Morecambe bay has over 120 sq miles of mud flats, home to a wide range of sea birds and wildlife, forming an important northern winter sanctuary.