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Community Groups / Heritage Groups

Heritage, historical and archeological organisations

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Lancaster City Museum

This splendid museum's collections illustrate the rich history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster, from the Romans to the present day. It features regularly changing exhibitions and a programme of fun events and activities for families. It is also home to The King's Own Regiment museum. 

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

The award-winning Heritage Centre is located within a busy working railway station, offering the visitor a wealth of attractions, facilities and a fascinating range of exhibitions, including The “Brief Encounter” exhibition and the Thomas the Tank Engine Playroom.  

Mourholme Local History Society

The society for the Old Parish of Warton, Lancashire. We look at all aspects of local history - agricultural, manorial, social, industrial - as well as an examination of some of its prominent families. 

Lancaster Archaeological & Historical Society

The LAHS is over 40 years old. During the winter the society runs a lecture programme at St. Paul's Hala Hall in Scotforth, Lancaster. Field trips to sites of historical and archaeological interest are made during the summer. The Society's official journal Contrebis is published annually.  

Heysham Heritage Centre

Main Street, Heysham, Morecambe, Lancashire LA3 2RW. Tel: 01524 853465. The Centre was opened in 2000, and has been visited by over 100,000 people, exceeding all initial expectations. It is run entirely by dedicated volunteers from Heysham Heritage Association.