Welcome to Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

 

The Museum is open daily 10am - 5 pm until the end of October 2017

 

Today's trains are diesel hauled and run at11am, 1pm and 3 pm

 

The next steam trains will be on the VET working weekend 

16th and 17th september

 

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

 

 

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                         Events and Steaming Dates for 2017

 

 

VET Demonstration Weekend - September 16/17

 

October Half term 21st - 28th October

 

 

Please note there are no mine tours on event weekends

 

Introducing our 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