The Lake District Travel Guide

The Lake District Sights

Penrith Museum

  • Middlegate Map It
  • Penrith

Published 08/20/2030

Fodor's Review

In a 16th-century building that served as a school from 1670 to the 1970s, this museum contains Stone Age axe heads, interesting fossils and minerals, and an informative film about Cumbria's Neolithic history. The Penrith Tourist Information Centre is here, too.

Sight Information


Middlegate, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7PT, England

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Closed Sun.

Published 08/20/2030


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