Millom Discovery Centre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Millom Folk Museum)
Jump to: navigation, search

Millom Discovery Centre, formerly known as the Millom Folk Museum, is located 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 social history all relating to Millom and nearby surrounding areas. The mining 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. Now has a RAF display, set up by the original founder of Haverigg RAF Museum, John Nixon.

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