The Lake District Sights

Penrith Museum

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  • Penrith

Published 08/18/2015

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.

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Middlegate, Penrith, CA11 7PT, England

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Sight Details:

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

Published 08/18/2015


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