Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum

The Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum is situated three miles east of Keswick, in the heart of the breathtaking Lake District in Cumbria. The quarry and museum have been lovingly run by our knowledgeable and dedicated staff for more than ten years, and the site continues to expand through the dedication of the staff and volunteers.

The museum offers activities for all the family, from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors. It includes:

  • An underground tour of a realistic mine experience
  • A comprehensive geological and mining museum
  • The quarry site with a unique collection of machinery
  • Mineral panning
  • School or student groups welcome by arrangement
  • Ample free parking, shop and hot and cold drinks

The museum is open 7 days a week from Easter to October.

Threlkeld, Keswick CA12 4TT

017687 79747

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