Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

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 museum offers a fascinating insight into Cumbria’s heritage.

Within the Main Gallery, a wide range of objects from the permanent collection can be found, telling the story of Keswick in a 100 Curious Objects. Highlights include an opportunity to play the Musical Stones of Skiddaw and to see examples of decorative metalwork from Keswick School of Industrial Arts. The Temporary Gallery focuses on topics relating to Keswick and the Lake District.

It’s a great day out for families as the ticket includes trails, explorer packs and activities to help you enjoy our amazing eclectic collection.

Located in the Museum is the West Cafe with outdoor seating available, overlooking Fitz Park and the children play area.

Station Road, Keswick,
Cumbria, CA12 4NF
017687 73263


Open every day, all year, except 24–27 December and 1 January

October to April: Monday–Saturday 09.30–16.00 / Sunday 11.00–16.00
May to September: Open daily 9.30–17.30


The Museum is 5 minutes walk from the the Moot Hall in the centre of Keswick, Follow Station Street and cross at the top into Station Road Walk past YHA and through Fitz park with its river, bowling and play park. There is free disc parking for 2 hours on Station Road outside the museum. Keswick is accessible by bus.


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