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Ulverston

The world-famous Laurel and Hardy Museum is situated in the town that was the birthplace of half of the comic duo, Stan Laurel.

 

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Maryport

The museum illustrates the maritime, social and industrial history of Maryport, using objects, paintings and story boards in themed galleries.

 

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Carlisle

Discover 900 years of history and explore the tumultuous life of Carlisle Castle and its characters, in a new exhibition.

 

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Kendal

This display located on the Museum's street scene is timed to open in time for Kendal’s successful Festival of Food, and lets you feast your eyes as you learn about the food traditions of the Lake District.

 

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Bowness-on-Windermere

The World of Beatrix Potterâ„¢ Attraction in Bowness-on-Windermere is a vibrant visitor centre offering a unique experience for all the family. Explore a magical world where all 23 enchanting tales are brought to life.

 

Keswick

The Mountain Heritage Trust are pleased to announce that their new British Women Climb exhibition will open at Keswick Museum on the 29th September 2017.

 

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Kendal

Family friendly award winning museum with an internationally created exhibition of 77 captivating and colourful embroidery panels and interative displays.

 

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Coniston

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.

 

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Keswick

Just a few minutes walk from the town centre in a lovely location beside the river Greta with glorious open views towards Skiddaw and Latrigg, this award-winning attraction offers fascinating changing exhibitions.

 

Carlisle

This new exhibition features the sequential illustration of internationally acclaimed comic strip artist, Oliver East, alongside the comic art work of BA Illustration degree staff and students at the Institute of Arts.

 

Ambleside

Image & Reality, exploring the life of the Armitt's most famous member. Beatrix Potter gave books and paintings to the Armitt during her lifetime, These are used in a permanent exhibition which is a must for all Potter fans.

 

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Carlisle

Writing revolutionised the ancient world - for the first time people began to record their thoughts and store information for future generations to read and interpret thousands of years later.

 

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Kendal

We are delighted to welcome back Rowan Barnes-Murphy as Artist in Residence for our 2016 season. His work will be exhibited in the Bellingham Buttery Tea Room.

 

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Carlisle

A display of church plate and artifacts including illustrated panels interpreting the story of Christianity in Cumbria.

 

Coniston

Brantwood is a vibrant centre of exhibitions, both historic and contemporary. The programme features exhibitions of Ruskin's own exquisite studies as well as important contemporary shows of both well known and up and coming artists.

 

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Whitehaven

Imagine leaving the heart of Whitehaven's historic port and being taken back in time to an exotic tropical island's rainforest in the Caribbean, that is just the start of your great adventure in The Rum Story.

 

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Whitehaven

Situated on Whitehaven's historic Georgian harbour, the Beacon Museum traces the social, industrial and maritime heritage of the area, using local characters, audio-visual displays and fascinating museum pieces.

 

Grange-over-Sands

A fascinating insight into the buildings of Lakeland's yesteryear. Depict Cumbrian houses and farms, all hand-crafted by Edward Robinson. Also Oriental garden and building which is our gift shop.

 
 

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