We're sure you will be looking forward to packing your suitcases and heading off for a break in the next holidays. 

As we all know the British weather can be unreliable and unpredictable, so here at QuirkyAccom we decided to round up some of the most unusual museums for you to enjoy. 

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Whether you're visiting the South West, South East, Midlands or North of the UK, we have you covered!

Read on to find our more:

Museum of Witchcraft, Cornwall:

Located on the dramatic North Cornwall coast, it explores magical practise and has entertaining and educational displays that will delight and surprise you.

Be sure to visit the gift shop where you can discover a multitude of delights. 

Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

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Teapot Island, Kent:

If you're a lover of tea (as most the British public are!), then you will love this unusual museum that houses over 7600 teapots of all shapes and sizes, ranging from Doctor Who daleks to politicians!

Why not try your hand at painting your own or alternatively buying one from the gift shop as a souvenir of your holidays! 

Whilst there enjoy a meal or just a cuppa which you can enjoy al fresco by the river. 

Teapot Island

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The Story Museum, Oxfordshire:

This unique museum offers a magical experience for visitors of all ages!

Celebrating stories in all forms with a quirky engaging decor, you can visit the land of Narnia, pull the sword in the stone or take a stroll through the Whispering Wood.

Live storytelling sessions are shown in the museum’s 100+ seat theatre and include puppet shows and author talks. 

Story Museum

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Cuckooland Museum, Cheshire:

Enjoy a tour around this unusual museum of over 600 cuckoo clocks, thought to be the only one in the world!

Learn all about the history and workings of them and admire the quality and rarity of each piece.

Also on site you can visit the owner’s vintage motorcycle collection as well as purchase your own cuckoo clock to take home as a memento of your visit. 


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So there you have it, a brief round up of some of the most unusual museums the UK has to offer.

- Louise, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom


If this has you interested in all things quirky, take a look at all the unusual places to stay we have on offer and book your unique getaway today!


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