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Lake District - Museums

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Blackwell Arts and Crafts House (Bowness-on-Windermere)
Ranked #1 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #2 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake... more » Owner description: The Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere in the beautiful English Lake District.This thought-provoking attraction provides a perfect 'whatever the weather', all year venue, which entertains and enthrals all ages.Our free educational quiz helps pass on knowledge and understanding.We offer combined ticketing with Windermere Lake Cruises and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway.The museum's adjacent Cafe Ambio has a beautiful riverside setting and our welcoming gift shop is among the best of places to find the perfect present for any occasion. « less
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Wordsworth Museum (Grasmere)
Ranked #3 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: ; History Museums; Museums

The museum is beside Dove Cottage, which is where William Wordsworth, the poet who wrote, "I wandered lonely as a cloud" (Daffodil poem) lived while he produced his best work. It... more »

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Ranked #4 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
This gallery displays original watercolours and manuscripts by the author.
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The Dock Museum (Barrow-in-Furness)
Ranked #5 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #6 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Museums
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The World of Beatrix Potter (Bowness-on-Windermere)
Ranked #7 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this recreation of the Lakeland countryside.
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J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (Cockermouth)
Ranked #8 of 24 Museums in Lake District
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Ranked #9 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Perfect all weather attraction for all the family. Discover Keswick's industrial heritage, be amazed at the World's Longest... more » Owner description: Perfect all weather attraction for all the family. Discover Keswick's industrial heritage, be amazed at the World's Longest Coloured Pencil, artist demonstrations and workshops are held throughout the year. A full range of Derwent Fine Art pencils are available in the Museum shop, along with Sketchers Coffee shop serving light lunches and afternoon teas. « less
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Ranked #10 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Museums
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Ranked #11 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Keswick Museum (Keswick)
Ranked #13 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: A newly re-opened museum in beautiful Fitz Park, telling the story of Keswick's landscape, people & history with great... more » Owner description: A newly re-opened museum in beautiful Fitz Park, telling the story of Keswick's landscape, people & history with great facilities and cafe! « less
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Ranked #14 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #15 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Mines; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Armitt Museum (Ambleside)
Ranked #16 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Owner description: The Armitt is Ambleside's Museum featuring a permanent exhibition 'Beatrix Potter -Image and Reality', together with the Kurt... more » Owner description: The Armitt is Ambleside's Museum featuring a permanent exhibition 'Beatrix Potter -Image and Reality', together with the Kurt Schwitter's gallery and much more. Described by 'The Times' as 'a gem' this is a must for all Beatrix Potter fans. « less
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Ranked #17 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
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Penrith Museum (Penrith)
Ranked #18 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Roman Bath-house (Ravenglass)
Ranked #19 of 24 Museums in Lake District
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Kendal Museum (Kendal)
Ranked #20 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1796, Kendal Museum's fascinating collections include local archaeology, history, geology and natural history from... more » Owner description: Founded in 1796, Kendal Museum's fascinating collections include local archaeology, history, geology and natural history from around the globe. « less
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Ranked #21 of 24 Museums in Lake District
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Ranked #22 of 24 Museums in Lake District
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #23 of 24 Museums in Lake District
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