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HRS 827 Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

"The Museum was purpose built in 1897, is made of local green volcanic 'slate' and St. Bees sandstone. It is set in the beautiful Fitz Park, with tennis, putting, bowls and large children's playground nearby, riverside walks and picnic area.
It is the oldest purpose built museum in the Lake District, and it still retains its Victorian feel. .. The collections include:
A stunning collection of crystals and minerals (Many of national importance KH)
Flintoft's amazing 4m Scale Model of the Lake District
Original letters by Southey, Wordsworth and Walpole
The famous 664 year old cat
The remarkable Musical Stones, played by Royal Command for Queen Victoria.
Napoleon's Teacup! The skin of a giant cobra and a mantrap"
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Keywords:cumbria, education, geology, keswick, keswick museum, kids, lake district, letters, lithophones, minerals, museums, musical instruments, southey, victorians, walpole, wordsworth

HRS 827 Keswick Museum and Art Gallery