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Penrith Museum

Robinsons School Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT, England
+44 1768 212228
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Very small museum attached to the Tourist Information Office but full of some very interesting... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
grahamresmith
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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I come here from time to time to catch up with new additions or to see things I missed on the last... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Jennie F
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Penrith
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Robinsons School Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT, England
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+44 1768 212228

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Very small museum attached to the Tourist Information Office but full of some very interesting local artefacts and stories going back to Roman times.

Thank grahamresmith
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I come here from time to time to catch up with new additions or to see things I missed on the last visit. This time i had with me a visitor from Australia. We loved coming here, such a lovely historical bubble in such a...More

Thank Jennie F
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Worth going to see what the old market town was like.brings back good memories.situated on the Main Street so the parking is restricted.if touring the area defo worth going.

1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The museum is small but interesting. Nice for a quick visit. The tourist information was very helpful.

1  Thank Matanat
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A small museum attached to the information office .Local artefacts but a display cabinet all about the ' Monocled Mutineer ' is of more general interest.

Thank duffer432014
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Interesting and with enough to keep you interested for an hour or so. There were a number of items from WW1 and a number of geological exhibits/

Thank LakinTIA
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Visited here by accident as was actually wanting info from the information centre, and the museum is also part of that, it was free of charge, some very interesting facts about the area

1  Thank djm2010
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Free to visit. It is very small with a variety of artefacts. As well as the history of the area there is a section on the geology of the Eden valley.

Thank morvenscaraben
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Went to infant school here and visiting museum brought back happy memories of those times. Visited with family who were here on holiday. The museum is housed in a small, ancient and quaint building making it easy to navigate. there are many local historical finds...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

A lovely little gem in central Penrith. We came across this by accident and the displays were great and there were plenty of activities for the kids, colouring, crafts etc. A great way to kill an hour or two. Far better than a trip to...More

Thank Samantha P
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