The Museum is housed in a Victorian building set within Fitz Park, in central Keswick. The collections include exhibits on the social and natural history of the Lake District, with special attention to the area's literary heritage. There are letters by Southey, Wordsworth, and Walpole, as well as mementoes of the region's famous residents and visitors. A popular exhibit is a large scale model of the Lake District. The art gallery hosts changing exhibits by local area artists.

About Keswick Museum
Address: Fitz Park, Station Road, Keswick, Cumbria, England, CA12 4NF
Attraction Type: Museum
Website: Keswick Museum
Phone: 01768 773 263
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OS: NY269 237
Photo Credit: Stephen Craven, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence


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Keswick
Tourist Information Centre
Moot Hall
Market Square
Keswick
Cumbria
England
CA12 5JR
Tel: 017687 72645
Fax: 017687 75043
Email: keswicktic@lake-district.gov.uk
Web: http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/
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