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Keswick Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Great small museum buy a ticket and it last for 1 year this time has a first world war theme in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kevind889
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Musical stones and a poet's shoes

Any museum in the Lake District should be able to display an interesting collection of artefacts by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
globetrottingreader
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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Great exhibitions, activities and cafe in a glorious park setting by the river. Giant map, musical stones and loads for kids to do. Open daily 10-4
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Station Road | Fitz Park, Keswick CA12 4NF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great small museum buy a ticket and it last for 1 year this time has a first world war theme in part of museum the other part of museum as a whole load of different objects great way way to spend 2 hours on a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kevind889
Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kevin, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and fitted in some great food from our cafe. Your 12 month ticket will come in handy for another visit to the museum when our new exhibition, 'Dive into Derwentwater'...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Any museum in the Lake District should be able to display an interesting collection of artefacts by virtue of the place itself: its scenery, its literary associations, its industrial past, and its emblematic Herdwick sheep. Keswick's does it admirably. At the time of my visit,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What can I say!! Thank you so very much for both visiting and taking the time to write such an informative review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit so much. Please do keep hold of your 12 month ticket. The next fascinating temporary exhibition...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to Keswick all my life and had never been to the museum before. What a great little place to visit with great history of the local areaMore

Date of experience: March 2019
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visited and hope that you will use your 12 month ticket to come again very soon. Our present great temporary exhibition, 'War and Peace', is on until May 12th so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone who doesn't know the area that will I found it a brilliant exhibition. Very informative and is the obvious place to go to learn about Keswick. Will make sure I return on my next visit to see what is next up on the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. Very pleased you enjoyed your visit. Our fascinating 'A History of Keswick in 100 Curious Objects' exhibition has so much to share about the town and its beautiful surroundings. Along with the temporary exhibition, 'War and Peace',...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little museum, I real local gem. We visited the main installation and the war and peace exhibition was excellent.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 763sharons
Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed the fascinating 'War and Peace' exhibition. Still time to take another look before it closes on May 12th to make way for our next great exhibition, 'Dive into Derwentwater'. Please don't forget to use...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a nice place to visit. there are quite a few things for the kids to look at and touch. good for an hour in the wet.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget your admission ticket offers you free entry to the museum for 12 months from purchase. The fascinating 'War and Peace' exhibition is on until May 12th so time to take...More

Reviewed January 14, 2019

Anything that salutes the sacrifice of all those who endured the hardship of WW1, is worth a visit. This exhibition has just opened, and is a very nice snapshot of the wider effects on the whole Cumbrian community. First time to this facility, very impressive....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We are very fortunate to have a group of dedicated and friendly volunteers to welcome visitors of all ages. We are delighted you enjoyed the new temporary exhibition. On until 12th May, it explores both the sacrifice made...More

Reviewed January 8, 2019

very interesting Chris Bonnington exhibition and very helpful staff. our tickets are valid for 12 months so will definately be making more visits.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit. The new exhibition, 'War and Peace' is now open! The exhibition explores the peace that followed World War 1 through local people and events. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Well worth a visit or several. Very friendly welcome. Excellent permanent display and Chris Bonington Exhibition (finishing 6 Jan). Great cafe downstairs.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevin C
Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Hi Kevin. Thank you for your review. We are so fortunate to have a lovely group of welcoming volunteer staff on our admission desk. The new exciting exhibition, 'War and Peace', is now open. Your admission ticket will get you in free so do visit...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

A great exhibition discussing the exploits of the great Chris Bonnington over the years. We enjoyed the film about his life.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Becks S, Manager at Keswick Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Thank you very much for your review. We do hope you will use your 12 month admission ticket to visit our new exciting exhibition, 'War and Peace', exploring the peace which followed the First World War through local people and events. We look forward to...More

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YorkshireLin
March 7, 2019|
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Response from Becks S | Property representative |
Yes. The Museum has a ramp outside into the building and there is a lift down to the cafe and toilets.
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sandy10012
November 17, 2017|
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Response from Becks S | Property representative |
Sorry, we only allow assistance dogs into the museum. There is a dry balcony at the front of the building where they can wait though. Best Sue Mackay Manager
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