The Ruskin Museum

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The Ruskin Museum.

The Ruskin Museum, The Ruskin Museum, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8DU – Visit Now

The Ruskin Museum tells the story of Coniston in Cumbria – a place of copper mines and slate quarries, Swallows and Amazons country where Beatrix Potter owned farms and Stone Age fell walkers once dwelled. It’s also home to the Ruskin Gallery, which offers a comprehensive overview of Victorian intellectual John Ruskin’s life and work.

Opening times vary depending on season.

  • The Ruskin Museum
  • Coniston, Cumbria
  • LA21 8DU
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Tue: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Admission Charges

Adult £6 / Child £3

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