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Abbot Hall, Museum of Lakeland Life and Kendal Museum in the heart of Kendal Lake District

ABBOT HALL, MUSEUM of LAKELAND LIFE & KENDAL MUSEUM



Abbot Hall
Museum of Lakeland Life
Kendal Museum

It is advisable to contact the museums prior to your visit if there is something specific you wish to see or any alterations have been made to the Opening times and the attraction itself. Disclaimer

ABBOT HALL GALLERY

Abbot Hall MuseumAbbot Hall Gallery
Abbot Hall is an awarding gallery in the north west of England situated in Kendal. Abbot Hall can be found on the banks of the River Kent, that is surrounded by a park and the ruins of Kendal Castle overlooking the hall.

You will find works of British art that derives from its collections and the various exhibitions held throughout the year by leading artists in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

You can view the collections in the setting of elegant Georgian rooms and the paintings in their period setting, alongside furniture and objects of art of the time. You will find a collection by George Romney [1734 - 1802] along with Ramsay, Lawrence, Ruskin, Turner, Nicholson, Schwitters, Spencer and Hepworth. These works and many others are shown on a rotation basis so it is advisable that you contact them prior to your visit if there is something specific you wish to see.

The Abbott Hall Coffee shop offers an delicious menu which is freshly prepared daily and a selection of wines and beers are available with meals.

The Gallery Book shop offer a fine range of art books, exhibition catalogues and postcards.

Further information and details on opening times, costs and facilities please contact or visit their website.



Location is Kendal next to Parish Church.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL, UK

Telephone: Abbot Hall Gallery +44 [0] 1539 722464
Email: Abbot Hall Gallery E-mail - Abbot Hall Gallery
Abbot Hall Gallery Website Abbot Hall Kendal Lake District



MUSEUM OF LAKELAND LIFE

Museum of Lakeland LifeMuseum of Lakeland Life
Museum of Lakeland Life is situated opposite the Abbot Hall in Kendal depicting the lives of the people of Cumbria over the last two hundred and fifty years. The museum is in a converted stableblock, with permanent collections that include displays which are linked to the Arts and Crafts movement, 'Swallows and Amazons' author Arthur Ransome, and the Victorian period.

Discover a Lakeland kitchen along with recipes, utensils. Victorian furnishings, 17th- century four poster bed, vernacular furniture and furnishings, recreated Lakeland farmhouse room settings and workshops. You will also find a variety of temporary displays, throughout the year, along with a program of educational activities and events.

Browse The museum shop and purchase locally made craft items, foods, photography pictures and books.

You will find something for all the family at the museum of Lakeland Life.

Further information and details on opening times, costs and facilities please contact or visit their website.



Location is Kendal next to Parish Church.

MUSEUM OF LAKELAND LIFE, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL, UK

Telephone: Museum of Lakeland Life +44 [0] 1539 722464
Email Museum of Lakeland Life E-mail Museum of Lakeland Life Lake District
Lakeland Life Museum Kendal Lake District Website Museum of Lakeland Life Lake District




KENDAL MUSEUM

Kendal MuseumKendal Museum
Kendal Museum is one of the country's oldest museums and can be found in Kendal and is managed by the Lake District Art Gallery and Museum Trust. You will find excellent displays of archaeology and natural history, both local and worldwide with the museum charting the developments from the prehistoric times right through to the 20th Century.

Education is a major factor at Kendal Museum for the children with the displays, and interactive exhibits. Alfred Wainwright once a well known fell walker in the Lake District was once the museum's honorary curator and you can see a reconstruction of his office on the ground floor along with some of his original drawings he used in his books

Further information and details on opening times, costs and facilities please contact or visit their website.



Kendal Museum, Station Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6BT

Telephone: Kendal Museum Lake District +44 [0] 1539 721374
Email: Kendal Museum E-mail - Kendal Museum
Kendal Museum Website Kendal Museum - Kendal Lake District

 

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