Barometer World is one of the
country's most exceptional and bizzare attractions.
The NEW Barometer World Exhibition is bound to be of interest
to all visitors, with an incredible variety of weather predictors
from conventional mercury and aneroid barometers, rare and
strange instruments from the past to unusual natural weather
forecasters including sharks, frogs and leeches!
Barometer World invites you to an exhibition
with a difference!
THE LEECH BAROMETER
Barometer World after two years research and skilled
work has built a complete working copy of the famous 'Leech
barometer' more commonly known as 'The Tempest Prognosticator'
First exhibited by the inventor in 1851...Visit our website
for more information.
This small company headed by director Philip Collins is
internationally famous for its specialist knowledge and
traditional skills with barometers and barographs. The onsite
workshop undertakes restoration for private customers and
museums around the world although this must be arranged
in advance. Please do not bring barometers to the site for
valuation or repair without speaking to a member of staff
The workshop undertake restoration for customers
as well as fine antique barometers for sale.
BAROMETERS FOR SALE
Barometer Worlds' showroom is stocked with numerous barometers
for sale, both modern and fine antiques as well as other
fascinating items and books about barometers (5 of these
books by Philip Collins himself!) This is a really good
place to find a present for a special occasion or to treat
yourself to an unusual souvenir."
If you like antiques and instruments then
this place is a must.