The Cottage Museum, Lancaster
OS Grid ref:- SD473619
The Cottage Museum on Castle Hill, Lancaster offers visitors an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in this tiny and intriguing eighteenth century cottage spread over 5 floors. The museum occupies part of a house dating to 1739, subdivided in about 1820 and furnished in the style of 1820 - 1850.
Downstairs there is a parlour, behind which is a scullery and wash house. The family lived and ate in the parlour, which was also used for spinning. Upstairs there are two tiny bedrooms. Below the wash house is a cellar.
Open daily 2-5pm - 1 April until end September 2012
Exit the M6 Motorway at Junction 34 and follow signs for Lancaster City Centre. The Museum is located on the hill just below Lancaster Castle.