Penrith and Eden Museum

(See also Penrith)

Penrith and Eden museum by hollytree38sThe Penrith Museum, along with the Tourist Information Centre, is located in the historical Robinson's School, built during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and altered in 1670.

The Museum houses information and displays on the history, geology, and archaeology of Penrith and the Eden Valley. Among the exhibits are pottery from the Plumpton Roman fort, Maughanby ‘cup and ring’ stones, and a Skelton village medieval carnival. Exhibitions of historical and contemporary art are presented in the gallery area, added in the 1990's.

Location: Robinson's School, Middlegate, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7PT. Penrith is at junction 40 of the M6 and also on the A6/A66.
Tel. 01768 867466 or 01768 212228
Open: year round, Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; April-Oct, also open Sun, 11am-4pm.
Free admission.

Note: Please check opening times and dates before visiting in case of changes.

Photo courtesy of © hollytree38's

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