The Lake District Sights

Penrith Museum

  • Middlegate Map It
  • Penrith

Fodor's Review

In a 16th-century building that served as a school from 1670 to the 1970s, this museum contains neolithic axe heads, interesting fossils, and an informative film about the Cumbrian fells and fell walking. The Penrith Tourist Information Centre is here.

Sight Information

Address:

Middlegate, Penrith, CA11 7PT, England

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Phone:

01768-865105

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Oct., Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11–4; Nov.–Mar., Mon.–Sat. 10–5

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