Welcome to Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

 

The Museum is now closed until Easter 2017.

 

If you would like to see what else is happening at the Museum please 'like' us on Facebook

 

 

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Events for 2016

Santa Specials

 

Santa will be at the museum on

Saturday 17th December,

Sunday 18th December and

Christmas Eve

 

Trains will run at 12.00,13.00 14.00.

Extra trains may run on Christmas Eve at 11.00 & 15.00

subject to demand

£6 per person 

family ticket £20 (2 adults + 2 children)    

 

Santa Special Update - please check below for availability

 

Saturday 17th

 

12 pm train - spaces available
1 pm train - spaces available
2 pm - FULL

 

Sunday 18th

 

12 pm - spaces available
1 pm - FULL
2 pm - spaces available

 

Christmas Eve

 

11 am - FULL
12 pm - FULL
1 pm - FULL
2 pm - FULL
3 pm - spaces available.

Mince Pies, mulled wine ,presents

 

To book please contact the museum either by email or phone

01768779747

threlkeldquarrymuseum@bt connect.com

 

 

 

Please note there are no mine tours on event weekends

 

Introducing our new caving system!

We are happy to announce the latest edition to our facilities here at the Threlkeld Mining Museum. Explore the tunnels in our artificial caving system as you burrow though the underground passages. exploring cave feature and artwork. 

 

Please contact us for further details.

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 is open 7 days a week from Easter to October.

 

 

 

 

For more information and bookings please contact us on:

Tel: 01768 779747/ Email: threlkeldquarrymuseum@btconnect.com

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

 

  • An underground tour of a realistic mine experience (Please note, mine tours are weather and staff dependent please phone before arrival to check a mine tour is scheduled) 
  • A comprehensive geological and mining museum
  • The quarry site with a unique collection of machinery
  • Mineral panning
  • School  or student groups welcome by arrangement (see our schools section for more details)
  • Ample free parking, shop and hot and cold drinks