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Museum, £2.50-£5.25

The Ruskin Museum

The Ruskin Museum

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Ruskin Museum tells The Story of Coniston in an award-winning style. John Ruskin, Donald Campbell and Bluebird, Arthur Ransome, geology, slate, copper, Herdwick sheep, Langdale linen and Ruskin Lace. Special interest walks, Ruskin's Coniston, Cambells Coniston and Coniston Heritage, approximately 2 miles in distance and 2 hours in length each cost £40 plus group admission rate. Course on Ruskin Lace 2-days, non-residential £75 per person.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Coniston is a small village with a variety of local amenities and services close by. Fully registered museum.

Opening details

Last entry 45 mins before closing. Closed 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan.

Prices

Adult £5.25, children £2.50, family £14, school group £1.50. Free of charge, Blue Badge guides, couriers, teachers, members of the Art Fund, members of the Museums Association.

Contact

Victoria Slowe

015394 41164

Address

Yewdale Road,
Coniston,
Cumbria,
LA21 8DU

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SD 302976  Lat: 54.36910 Long: -3.07585

A593 from A591 at Ambleside; A595 and A593 from A590 at Greenodd; B5285 from Hawkshead; sat nav LA21 8DU.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 12 miles from Windermere/Ulverston station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Coniston is a small village with a variety of local amenities and services close by. Fully registered museum.

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