Millom Folk Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Millom Folk Museum changed its name to 'Millom Heritage Museum And Visitor Centre' in 2010 and changed again in 2012 to 'Millom Discovery Centre'. It is in Millom, Cumbria, England. The museum has a full-scale drift mine exhibit and also houses information about the local poet Norman Nicholson, the Hodbarrow iron ore mines and ironworks. The latter two being responsible for the rapid growth of the village of Holborn Hill into the town of Millom by more than doubling the size of the settlement.

The museum is housed in Millom railway station buildings.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 54°12′40″N 3°16′16″W / 54.2110°N 3.2710°W / 54.2110; -3.2710