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Keswick Museum

Station Road | Fitz Park, Keswick CA12 4NF, England
+44 17687 73263
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Not really worth visiting unless you have some very specialist interest. £8.50 for two of us to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Malpoet
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West Kirby, United Kingdom
Blencathra exhibition

Saw this advertised and as it is one of our favourite walks we visited the museum. A decent hour or... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rolfies
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lincolnshire
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Fascinating Stories in a beautiful place! Newly refurbished museum which tells the story of Keswick's landscape, history and culture, plus activities, events and temporary exhibitions. Wonderful cafe and facilities!
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Station Road | Fitz Park, Keswick CA12 4NF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not really worth visiting unless you have some very specialist interest. £8.50 for two of us to look at this very small and limited exhibition. You get a large stone xylophone thing to have a bash at, several stuffed animals, pinned insects and some bits...More

Thank Malpoet
Sue M, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to our museum. The Blencathra exhibition also includes sections on geology, sports, village life, farming and the inspiration this magnificent mountain has been to artists, poets writers and our visitors, with hundreds of stickers voting...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Saw this advertised and as it is one of our favourite walks we visited the museum. A decent hour or two can be spent here, there is additionally another exhibition about Keswick in 100 objects, including a huge slate xylophone! Most enjoyable, apart from the...More

Thank Rolfies
Reviewed 6 days ago

we had a great couple of hours here. very interesting and enjoyable.lots of detail and staff very friendly

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first glance the inside of the museum seems small and almost non-descript. This belies its contents, for surprises and original delights abound. The entrance hall offers a few tempting objects for purchase and gives an inkling into what might be promised inside. Admittance is...More

Thank Toby2006
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting award-winning museum in the Northern Lake Land town of Keswick. A veritable treasure trove of Keswick finds greets you on entry and an exhibition about the mountaineer Joe Tasker was the show this summer. The mountain known by its Celtic name Blencathra was...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a small museum, but plenty of interest here. We didn't know much about the area before visiting, so this was a great chance to find out more. Helpful staff too.

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eclectic mix of of local history and natural history. Also an interesting exhibition of local mountaineers. Was also a photographic exhibition at the time which was greatMore

Thank Alli C
Sue M, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alli, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed 'A History of Keswick in 100 Curious Objects', as well as 'Life of a Mountain: Blencathra' and 'Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker'. We hope you found the admission ticket value for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a damp or dry day. Had an exhibition about climber Joe Tasker which was very interesting. Nice place for a coffee or lunch too!More

Thank LothianPinklady
Sue M, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed the Mountain Heritage Trust exhibition, 'Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker'. We do hope you explored our fantastic temporary exhibition, 'Life of a Mountain: Blencathra', as well as delved into our local history...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Town museum, with friendly reception. Stunning setting for venue. Like the idea of original museum with contemporary history. Well woth the visit.More

Thank j b
Sue M, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are very proud of the fantastic group of volunteers who do so much to help run the museum, including offering a friendly and informative welcome to visitors at the reception desk. Our temporary exhibition, 'Life of a Mountain:...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small but well organised local museum that gives you a very good picture of the story of Keswick. Worth a quick visit.More

1  Thank Phil P
Sue M, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Phil, Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed the 'A History of Keswick in 100 Curious Objects' exhibition. Our temporary exhibition, 'Life of a Mountain: Blencathra', has been going down so well with visitors that many are coming back for...More

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