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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Carlisle

"The Museum of the Border"

See the illuminating and spellbinding history of Carlisle and the region.

Experience a day in the Cumbrian countryside in the Natural History Gallery and stroll down a Roman Street. or walk across the top of Hadrian's Wall.


Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery,
Castle Street,
Carlisle,
Cumbria,
CA3 8TP
Tel: 01228 534 781
Fax: 01228 810 249


www.tulliehouse.co.uk
 

Dock Musum
Barrow-in-Furness

"Superb modern flagship building"

The Dock Museum is a striking modern building on a scenic channel side site.

Built over an historic graving dock, the museum is home to a wealth of objects and information on the social and industrial history of the Furness area.

The Dock Museum,
North Road,
Barrow-in-Furness,
Cumbria,
LA14 2PW
Tel: 01229 894444

www.dockmuseum.org.uk
 

Birdoswald Roman Fort
Brampton

"Enjoy walks along Hadrian's Wall, experiencing 2000 years of history as you go"

The surrounding countryside, superb visitor centre and excellent tea room make this a day out not to be missed.

Birdosworld Roman Fort,
Gilsland,
Brampton,
Cumbria,
CA8 7DD
Tel: 016977 47602

www.birdoswaldromanfort.org
 
Museums and History & Heritage Centres
Farfield Mill
Sedbergh

"
Arts and heritage centre"

Located on four levels, with over 20 artists working in open studios.

Four large galleries, changing exhibition programme, working Victorian looms (working most days), craft shop and excellent home made food in the cafe.

Farfield Mill,
Garsdale Road,
Sedbergh,
Cumbria,
LA10 5LW
Tel: 01539 621958

www.farfieldmill.org
 

Cumberland Toy & Model Museum

Cockermouth


"Winner of the 1995 National Heritage Shoestring Award for achieving the best results with limited resources"

Fabulous exhibition of a wide selection of mainly British toys from c1900 to the present.

The Cumberland Toy & Model Museum,
Banks Court,
Market Place,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
CA13 9NG
Tel: 01900 827606

www.toymuseum.co.uk
 

Wordsworth House

Cockermouth


"The Georgian town house where William Wordsworth was born in 1770"

Several rooms contain some of the poet’s personal effects. His childhood garden with terraced walk, attractively restored, has views over the River Derwent, referred to in his autobiographical poem The Prelude.

Wordsworth House,
Main Street,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
CA13 9RX


www.nationaltrust.org.uk
 

 

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

 

Kings Own Royal Border
Regiment Museum

Carlisle


"The history of Cumbria's County Infantry Regiment, the Border Regiment and its successor The King's Own Royal Border Regiment"

The displays, on two floors, comprise of uniforms, weapons, equipment, medals (including four VCs), silver, pictures, memorabilia, dioramas, video presentations and anti-tank guns.

Outside is a 25-Pounder Field Gun of 1940 and a Ferret scout car.


Kings Own Royal Border Regiment Museum,
Queen Mary's Tower,
The Castle,
Carlisle,
Cumbria,
CA3 8UR
Tel: 01228 32774
Fax: 01228 21275


www.armymuseums.org.uk
 

Printing House

Cockermouth


"The Working Museum of Printing"

Step back in time for a guided tour of printing, from the 15th to 20th century.

See working presses and printing equipment and print your own keepsake.

The Printing House,
102 Main Strret,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
CA13 9LX
Tel: 01900 824984
Fax: 01900 823124

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Armitt Museum
Ambleside

"A unique place combining Library and Museum, scholarship and fun, art and entertainment"

The Armitt encapsulates all that is best about Lakeland and its people and preserves that essence for future generations to enjoy.

This is achieved by the generosity of countless benefactors and volunteers who together have created the building, collection and exhibitions.


Armitt Library & Museum,
Rydal Road,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 9BL
Tel: 015394 31212
Fax: 015394 31313


www.armitt.com
 

Solway Aviation Museum

Carlisle


"The 'preservation bug' has bitten"

The Solway Aviation Museum is run by volunteers from the Solway Aviation Society, with a theme of British Military Aircraft manufactured in the North West of England between the 1950's and 1960's.

Solway Aviation Museum,
Carlisle Airport,
Crosby-on-Eden,
Carlisle,
Cumbria,
CA6 4NW
Tel: 01228 573823

www.solway-aviation-museum.co.uk
 
 

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