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Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

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Keswick Museum

Station Rd, Keswick, CA12 4NF. England

This award-winning museum is situated in the beautiful Fitz Park and near the Keswick to Threlkfeld railway walking trail. Through their exhibitions, activities, and special events, find out about life in Keswick covering its characters, industries, arts, and the many stories that have put the town firmly on the Lake District map.

Keswick Museum covers a range of topics for schools including the Stone Age, Rocks and Fossils, the Victorians, and more bespoke offers tailored to your needs.

GBST OFFER – Keswick Museum is offering a 25% discount on workshops that take place in the 23/24 academic year. (Up to 10 schools.) This reduces the price to just £3 per pupil. Click ‘Apply Now’ for your chance to receive this discount.

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 13.13MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 13.17MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Workshops at Keswick Museum

Workshops at Keswick Museum

Keswick Museum offers learning opportunities that are inspiring, enjoyable and help develop knowledge and understanding. Sessions are for all ages and abilities, are linked to the updated National Curriculum, and are based on the museum collection and exhibitions. Choose from topics that cover

  • The Musical Stones of Skiddaw
  • Up close with fox and badger
  • The Stone Age
  • Rocks and Fossils
  • The Victorians
  • Bespoke museum-based learning sessions.

Prices: £4 per pupil (£3 with the GBST offer)

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Admission to the museum

General Admission

Adult – valid for 12 months (16 years +) £5.00
Student – valid for 12 months (with a student card) £3.00
Child – valid for 12 months (5–15 years) £3.00
Child (under 5 years)          Free with a paying adult


Group Admission

Self-led visit      £4.50
Visit and guided tour      £4.95
Bespoke visit      £10.00
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Venue Details



Station Rd, Keswick
CA12 4NF. England

Opening Hours

10am-4pm Monday-Sunday