Derwent Pencil Museum is situated in Keswick
and known for producing high quality brands of fine
art pencils thus make Derwent Pencils the first choice
for artists around the world.
Within the museum you will discover and learn the history
of pencils and pencil making, ranging from the History
of Graphite Mining in Borrowdale close to Keswick, a
replica of Seathwaite Graphite Mine, Machinery Displays
from the early day's, Video Shows of Pencil Making,
Artistic techniques and Brass Rubbings.
discover the various pencils that are made ranging from
the Derwent Artists Pencils, Derwent Watercolour Pencils,
Studio Pencils, Derwent Pastel Pencils, Derwent Drawing
Pencils, Derwent Graphic Pencils, Derwent Sketching
Pencils, Sketching Water-soluble Pencils and Derwent
You will find regular Artist exhibitions and special
events within the Cumberland Pencil Museum, for more
details on these exhibitions and events visit their
Web site or contact them.
There is a Children's Drawing Corner and free Competition
with a gift shop to browse and purchase your pencils
and various other items.
It is advisable to
contact the museum 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.
Further information and details on opening
times, costs and facilities please contact or
visit their website.
+44  17687 73626