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Prescot is a small place so this museum is as you expect small. But it does have quite a few... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Wilberlina123
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Liverpool, England
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A quaint little museum celebrating the history of Prescot. Some really interesting and informative... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
davidwilliambarnes
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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16 Aug 2018
“More like a Year 10 school project than a museum. Rubbish.”
20 Sep 2017
“small museum”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Prescot Museum has moved from its original location on Church Street into new purpose-built accessible premises in The Prescot Centre, Prescot Shopping Centre (upper level) It is still FREE to visit, there are still lots of free activities for families: dressing up, handling objects, games,...More

3  Thank Vicky G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Firstly, this attraction is no longer Prescot Clock Museum, the lovely old building closed and the local authority have decided to create a new Prescot Centre at the nearby shopping centre and combined 'some' of the former museums artifacts with a combined library and one...More

5  Thank thomda
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Located inside the near derelict Prescot shopping centre, the watch museum takes up space in some redundant council offices, or was it a library once? Who cares, it is now home to a depressing attempt at summing up Prescot's pivotal role in English watchmaking in...More

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Prescot is a small place so this museum is as you expect small. But it does have quite a few interesting photographs and displays. You are only going to spend an hour here, but if you want to know about the heritage of Prescot this...More

Thank Wilberlina123
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is prescots finest joke they taken away are museum and combined it with council tax and library services I don't no we're most of the artefacts disappeared but it's now a sham if you have five minutes of your life you never want back...More

1  Thank Mikeyjt
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A quaint little museum celebrating the history of Prescot. Some really interesting and informative exhibitions of the former local industries including the Towns watch making past. The Centre also houses the Library and the One Stop Shop. It is a well thought out centre with...More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Prescot is only a small town in a small borough, therefore expecting too much from this place would be unfair. It's good as far as it goes, but I can't imagine many outside visitors would go out of their way to visit what in essence...More

Thank FatherFeck
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

It is an interesting place to visit lots of things to see handy to get to if you are staying at Liverpool,or ST Helens the bus will drop you off just out side and if you travel by car there is car park just round...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Previously housed for many years in a Georgian town centre building this small museum now is located in a shopping centre in the middle of town. It is not easy to find as it is tucked away in the corner and forms part of the...More

2  Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Prescot is a really historic town. I visited the museum today and it was lovely to see a lot of items from the past, in particular I enjoyed seeing "Lady Bountiful" who once stood on the top of the Round Tower in Prescot. The town...More

1  Thank Vivienne F
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Equal parts a tragedy that the museum is no longer in it's original building, but also fantastic to see what the museum staff have managed to make of what they've been given. At a time when museums around the country are being tragically closed, it's...More

Thank TFXS22
Reviewed 12 November 2015

a good place to see local history and get a look at the last 100years its a nice clean place and you are left to browse on your own

Thank christopher o
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