Keswick Museum & Art Gallery

Alex Saint
Keswick Museum & Art Gallery, image courtesy of venue

Make a pilgrimage to this recently renovated ‘Victorian Cabinet of curiosities’ to see the musical stones of Skiddaw, one of the museum’s star objects. Keswick Museum is host to special events, exhibitions and family activities. No visit into town is complete without a trip into the museum!

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Telephone: 017687 73263 Visit Now

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible throughout except for the Research Room

Admission Charges

Adult £4, Child £2.50

Commercial and Hire Services

Events, meetings, and conferences; catering available

Opening Hours

  • Monday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday10:00am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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