Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

The collection at Keswick Museum was founded by the local Literary and Scientific Society in 1873, with a particular focus on Natural Sciences.Keswick Museum

The museum is open daily all year from 10am to 4pm (closed 5 days over Christmas) Almost £2m has been spent on stunning architectural improvements to the building providing new visitor facilities, permanent and changing displays and a learning centre with a beautiful large room to hire.

The museum is run by KMAG charity with a large volunteer team of trustees and front of house staff as well as a handful of employees.

Admission details

  • FREE for under 5 years
  • £4 adult (unlimited entry for 12 months)
  • £3 student (unlimited entry for 12 months) 
  • £2.50 child aged 5 - 16 years (unlimited entry for 12 months)
  • £10 family day ticket

Special activities every school holiday for families are included in the admission price. Please call for details

For details call 017687 73263 or email or follow on twitter @keswickmuseum



Cafe West, on the park level of the building offers delicious meals, snacks, cakes and coffees 9.30am - 5pm daily. Tel 017687 75947.

Where is it?

Fitz Park, Station Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4NF

You can view a location map.

Links to local transport and roads information are also available.

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