Discover one of the Lake District's best kept secrets. The Ruskin Museum tells the 'Story of Coniston' and its many heroes.
Be Inspired by:
John Ruskin: Victorian artist, writer and visionary who continues to influence our lives today.
The sheer courage of Speed Ace Donald Campbell CBE and the story of Bluebird.
Arthur Ransome and his tales of Swallows and Amazons.
Everyday local heroes: sheep farmers, copper-miners, lace- makers, mountain rescuers and many more!!
Exhibitions and events throughout the year?
Free 'Coniston Heroes' Children's activity
FIND US IN THE HEART OF CONISTON
Open 7 days a week 10am - 4.30pm from mid March to mid November. Reduced Winter Opening hours.
'superb museum'.. the most thought provoking in the Lakes! (The Rough Guide)
Telephone - 01539 441164