Helena Thompson Museum (Workington) Reviews
Description:Park End Road / Workington / Cumbria CA14 4DE / England / This beautiful residence and been transformed into a museum ... more
Newest Review: ... ribbons are shown in glass cases. It really is an excellent display and you feel that Helena had a true love for her needlework and costume collection. The Victorian Room is set out just like a Victorian parlour with gold flock wall paper, drapes and highly polished furniture I particularly loved the table it would look stunning in my dining room. The Georgian Room was full of light wood ... more
Customer Helena Thompson Museum (Workington) Reviews (1)
by - written on 10/11/08, updated on 10/11/08 (Very useful, 300 readings)
***Introduction*** I spent a few days in the Lake District last summer and decided to stop off in Workington to visit the Helena Thompson Museum. I love to visit Museums and this one appealed to me because I had read about her fine collection of costume dresses and hats in a magazine some time ago. ***History*** The house formally known as Park End was home to Helena Thompson for seventy years and after her death she left it as a gift it to the people of Workington so that it could be turned into a museum. She helped the town of Workington in many ways over the years by donating to charities, improving the ... Read the complete review
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