Lytham's best known landmark, the Windmill, contains
a seasonal museum with a series of exhibits focussed
on the "History of Mills and Milling", the "Great Lifeboat Disaster" and the "Heritage of Lytham St
Annes and the Fylde Area".
The Museum, which annually
attracts over 30,000 visitors from all parts of the world, was established in 1989 by
Group. It is run voluntarily
by The Group's members and houses exhibitions and displays spread over 4
floors, including explanations of the milling processes and a
history of the Grade II listed building. The basement shows a tableau of life in Victorian Lytham.
Fylde Borough Council also
have a Tourist Information Point within the Windmill during the season. www.visitlythamstannes.co.uk.
The Windmill is situated on Lytham Green and is open to the
public during the season and entry is free of charge.
Donation boxes are available for anyone wishing to make a
donation to help continued funding of the museum.
The Museum is a registered with the Museum, Libraries and
Archive Council. Registration Number RD861