The wall isn't very high, more bouldering but a good option if its wet. Shame its moved to outside the town
As this museum is now closed ,unfortunately, due to retirement. Some of these reviewers appear confused as they must have visited the Threlkeld mining museum as they mention the train and the underground mine experience. Although different it is well worth a visit if you are interested in geology or like steam trains or vintage excavators.
Interesting - not for little ones though. The train ride left me covered in sooty bits but was fun. Lots of lovely chunks of slate just lying about!
The closure of the mining museum is a sad loss for Keswick. The owner, Ian Tyler has, I understand, retired - which he undoubtedly deserved to do, but it is a great loss to geological enthusiasts
Such a great shame this wonderful museum has now closed, we have visited it for many years and shall miss going there in the future
Machines, history, mine, German roots, railway trip. Make sure you've got warm clothing if you go in the mine. A special destination for boys up to the age of 93.
This little gold-mine ( no apologies for that) is exactly that; an amazing collection of all kinds of things to do with mining in the Lake District. The exhibition is the result of one man's passion and that of his now departed wife ( a section of the exhibition is movingly dedicated to her and her love of the geology... More
This little museum has a great stock of books as well as the huge array of minerals. It's such a shame that this little gem is about to close
This is really a little gem of a museum where the Owner knows everything and is ever present. A real character worth listening to.
the man who owns it is very informative and extremely enthuiastic. His collection has took 45 years to put together
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