The Museums & Heritage Centres in Cumbria and the Lake District

There are many museums in Cumbria – from the three modern heritage centres at Carlisle, Whitehaven and Barrow, to the small and sometimes rather unusual museums. There is a pencil museum, a Laurel and Hardy Museum, and a museum of Roman alters.

General Museums & Heritage Centres in Cumbria and the Lake District

The Beacon
Dock Museum
Tullie House
Helena Thomson

 

Kendal Museum
Keswick Museum
Maryport Museum
Millom Museum

 

Penrith Museum
Ruskin Museum

 

Literary Museums in Cumbria and the Lake District

The Armitt
Beatrix Potter Gallery
Ruskin Museum
Wordsworth Museum

 

Old Grammar School
Wordsworth House

 

Transport Museums in Cumbria and the Lake District

Lakeland Motor Museum
Ravenglass Railway Museum
Solway Aviation Museum
Windermere Steamboat Museum

 

Specialist Museums in Cumbria and the Lake District

Museum of Military Life
Cumberland Pencil Museum
Guildhall Trades Museum
Laurel and Hardy Museum

 

Museum of Lakeland Life
Quaker Tapestry Exhibition
Birdoswald Roman Fort
Senhouse Roman Museum

 

The Rum Story
Farfield Mill

 

Mining Heritage Centres in Cumbria and the Lake District

Honister Slate Mine
Threlkeld Museum
Nenthead Mine
Force Crag Mine

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