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The Puzzling Place

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Address: 9A Museum Square, Keswick CA12 5DZ, England
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
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A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill...

A unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Witness balls rolling uphill in the antigravity room, visibly grow and shrink in the Ames room and be amazed by our interactive optical illusion exhibits, artwork and sculptures, as well as the hologram gallery!

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Cheap and cheerful!

Didn't really expect much from this place for only £3.75 but we had a great time! Nipped in waiting for the rain to pass and was in there far longer than expected! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanna C
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Derby, UK
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61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a bit tired but would probably be fun for kids regardless! My husband and I popped in out of curiosity. Cost us about £3.50 each for 20 mins entertainment! Some of the things were pretty fun such as the perspective rooms. I wouldn't go back as an adult but perhaps with kids on a rainy day it would be... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're really into this type of thing then well worth the money but we were round it in 20 mins. For us it was a great way to kill time but most of the illusions I've seen before.

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Thank mrsomahony
St Venera Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the place mostly out of curiosity. Quite OK to visit if you have time to spare, but not a place one cannot fail to do.

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Thank 777DLewis
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't really expect much from this place for only £3.75 but we had a great time! Nipped in waiting for the rain to pass and was in there far longer than expected! The anti-gravity room was fantastic - we got some great photos! Not a big place but lots to see and do for all ages!

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Thank Joanna C
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the illusions and the tilting room most of all - it really messed with my head, but in an enjoyable way. The altered perspective room was great too. Sadly some of the other exhibits were defunct or in poor repair.

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Thank Devorah W
Glossop, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go for the anti-gravity room if nothing else. Fascinating experience, although no good if you're prone to labyrinthitis! This was our favourite room/exhibit but there are plenty of other puzzles to enjoy. We spent about an hour here as our son like to rush through everything. Would definitely visit again if we're in Keswick.

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Thank Tista C
Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant!!!! A little bit run down but what a brilliant experience. And cheap as well, only £3.75 each.

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Thank woodsy75
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here and a great way to spend an hour or so. Seek it out it will bring a smile to your face.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great find it's a little tricky to find the entrance but well worth. Only £7 for 2 adults and we really had a good laugh. Great for all ages.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't expect too much from this place, but it was a pleasant surprise. Very interesting and entertaining for the whole family. It is easy to spend 1-2 hours at this place without noticing. We managed to take a lot of pictures. Recommended

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