Museums in Blackpool
From the Royals to UFOs and lifeboats to Dr Who, there’s a whole
world to discover inside Blackpool’s many museums and exhibition
Considered as the resort's most famous museum, Louis Tussauds Waxworks
on Central Promenade has five floors packed to bursting with amazing
waxwork figures. Along with most of the Royal family, you’ll
also find politicians, film stars, pop singers and sporting greats
lined up side by side in the Grand Hall. You can also visit the scary
Chamber of Horrors and Anatomy Exhibition.
If science is more your idea of fun then maybe the Exhibition of
the Universe [map]
at the Golden Mile Centre on Central Promenade is worth a look. Formerly
known as the Alien & UFO Exhibition, this attraction was built
by David Boyle, a researcher in all fields of the unexplained, spirituality
and the super-natural.
And if you enjoy that, you may also like to pay a visit to the nearby
Dr Who Exhibition and Museum [map],
which features the original props and costumes from 40 years of British
science fiction TV.
To escape the hustle and bustle of the town centre why not head out
to Stanley Park where you’ll find the Blackpool Model Village
and Gardens [map].
Set in two-and-a-half acres of beautiful gardens, this attraction
has hundreds of models built against a background of waterfalls,
lakes and running streams. Highlights include the model windmill and
Finally, for those who are interested in boats the Blackpool Lifeboat
Station and Visitor Centre [map]
on Central Promenade is a must. Here you’ll find a splendid
lifeboat station standing in the shadow of Blackpool Tower complete
with an exciting visitor centre with interactive displays, viewing
gallery, information on the history of the station, and a souvenir
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