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The museum is dedicated to Edwin Beard Budding (1795 -1846), inventor of the Lawn Mower in 1830.

Our collection of lawn mowers date from the 1860’s to the 1980’s and include many rare & some unique machines.

In addition we display other horticultural tools for cultivation, pruning and irrigation. Please click on our social links below to view our weekly Objects throughout 2022 or see our blog post with all objects listed...


We are currently updating our Collections page where you will be able to find out more about our exhibits...

Our curator Clive Gravett is one of the world's leading experts on lawn mower history. He is the author of 'Two Men Went to Mow', for more details please click on the cover image below.

For our latest museum and The Budding Foundation charity news updates click here

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