Lancaster Maritime Museum (Lancaster) Reviews
Description:Address: St. Georges Quay / Lancaster / LA1 1RB / England / Discover the rich maritime history of Lancaster.
Newest Review: ... side of the country, it played a huge part in the slave trade and the import of spices and sugar from the West Indies. I know the slave trade is a thorny subject for most right minded people, but it isn't something which should be ignored. Our darker pages from the history book should be re-visited occasionally to remind us not to do it again. Also, on a more local level, the slave trade ... more
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by - written on 11/01/10 (Very useful, 50 readings)
Set on St George's Quay in Lancaster, this proud building is the home to Lancaster's Maritime museum. It seems quite apt that a Museum devoted to the city's maritime past is prone to flooding on the odd occasion when the river Lune rises over the quay wall! One of the best things about the museum is that entry is free for locals, a boon which my children and I have benefited from many times. As Lancaster was once the fourth biggest port on the western side of the country, it played a huge part in the slave trade and the import of spices and sugar from the West Indies. I know the slave trade is a thorny subject for most right minded people, but it isn't ... Read the complete review
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