Kids day out in British Lawnmower MuseumTagged as indoor, museum
106-114 Shakespeare Street
About British Lawnmower Museum
Enter the fascinating world of this internationally famous Museum and have a unique experience, it marks the culmination of a dream by Ex-Racing champion Brian Radam. His interest in this type of equipment stems from early involvement in the family business started in 1945 which has developed into The Discount Garden Machinery Warehouse with over 200 new models displayed, catering for all aspects of sales, spares and service.
The Museum has now become one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage lawnmowers are now specialists in antique garden machinery, supplying parts, archive conservation of manuscript materials and valuing machines from all over the world. The Museum retains a character not often seen in these modern times. The lawnmower was invented by Edwin Beard Budding in 1830. He was working in a textile mill in Stroud, Gloucester, where he designed a machine originally to trim the knap off the cloth, destined for Guardsmen's uniforms. His revolutionary idea was to use it to cut grass!!.